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The Alpine Club, the world’s first mountaineering club, was founded in 1857.  For over 150 years, members have been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. 

With membership, experienced and aspiring alpinists benefit from a varied meets programme, regional lectures with notable guest speakers, reduced rates at many alpine huts, opportunity to apply for grants to support expeditions, significant discounts at many UK retailers, extensive networking contacts, access to the AC Library and maps - and more! 

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Latest Articles

  • Sue Baldock +

    It is with sadness that we report the news of the death of our member, Sue Baldock, on the 25th Read More
  • Ian (Pin) Howell +

    We are saddened to receive news of the death of our member, Ian (Pin) Howell, who died suddenly and unexpectedly Read More
  • 2018 Photo Competition +

    The results of the Alpine Club's 2018 photo competition are as follows Read More
  • 100th Anniversary of the Cambridge University Mountaineering Club +

    The club’s 100th anniversary was celebrated on 19th June 2005 with a dinner held at St Catherine’s College. Following this Read More
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Expeditions

Use the boxes below to explore the expeditions section

Questions

Any questions relating to expeditions ? send us an email.

Funding

The AC and the MEF can provide funding for certain expeditions, the AC also has a climbing grant for AC teams

Reports

The AC holds a vast library of material relating to expeditions both online and on paper

Expeditions

Expeditions are at the core of the Alpine Club's purpose and culture. Use the boxes on the left to navigate the expedition section.


Questions

Any questions relating to expeditions? Send us an email.


Funding

The AC and the MEF can provide funding for certain expeditions, the AC also has a climbing grant for AC teams


Reports

The AC holds a vast library of material relating to expeditions both online and on paper.

 

The Himalayan Index has been compiled from journals, magazines and books in the Alpine Club Library