Film Programme for Best of Kendal 26th March 2015

Unmissable – The best action and adventure films from around the world! Each year the very best films from Kendal Mountain Festival are hand-picked by Porter’s Progress UK as we proudly host the Best of Kendal World Film Tour for our 9th year! Come and join us and experience the essence and inspiration of Kendal […] Read more »

Support Emma!

One of our latest volunteer recruits, Emma Swinnerton, is cycling 100 miles on the Olympic road race course and will be raising funds for Porters Progress UK.  Support Emma by visiting her Just Giving donation page and make a donation.   Good luck Emma! Read more »

PPUK get a mention in KE Newsletter


During 2012, we engaged the help of one of KE’s leaders, Jo Chaffer,  to produce a questionnaire that was handed out to porters in Nepal’s Khumbu and Annapurna areas. 165 porters responded and their views have helped us come up with target areas where the porters need help. See more on this here We are […] Read more »

Sad News and Positive Reflections

A lot has been said of the recent tragedy on Mont Maudit. Whilst there are deaths reported in the Alps, as well as in the Greater Ranges, each and every year, some very evocative personal stories have emerged from this recent incident. Perhaps it is for that reason the media coverage has been so significant. […] Read more »

A Thank You from our Chairman


All the team at Porters’ Progress UK are delighted by the incredibly generous donation from the British Mountaineering Council. The BMC pledged to give £1,000 to Porters’ Progress UK upon achieving 10,000 ‘Likes’ on Facebook. Thanks to the support of members and visitors to its website, the BMC has passed that target. Their generosity will […] Read more »

The BMC donates £1000 to PPUK!

Thanks very much to all the kind lovely people at the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) who have donated £1000 to PPUK… and thanks to all the people who ‘liked’ their Facebook page to make this happen! P.S While you’re on Facebook, please also LIKE our page too! Read more »

PPUK win World Extreme Medicine Company of the Year Award!

world extreme medicine conference

This week PPUK were the recipients of the World Exreme Medicine Company of the Year Award!  The award was presented at the World Extreme Conference on April 17th at the Royal School of Medicine by Jon Snow, award winning journalist and the face of Channel 4 news.  The EWM Awards recognise the achievements of some […] Read more »

Kenton Cool becomes the Patron of PPUK

This month we are delighted to announce that Kenton Cool, one of the world’s finest mountaineers and high altitude mountain guide, has agreed to become the Patron of Porters’ Progress UK. Over the last five years Kenton has demonstrated his continued support of our work through his advocation of better awareness of porters and porter […] Read more »