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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

  • Swanage Meet Cancelled +

    Due to the corona virus situation the Swanage meet due to take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April Read More
  • Alpine Club Library Closure +

    We regretfully have to inform you that the Alpine Club Library will be closed to Alpine Club members and external Read More
  • Scottish Isles 2020 Cancelled +

    Due to the corona virus situation the Scottish Isles 2020 meet due to take place from Thursday 14 May 2020 Read More
  • George Starkey Hut Maintenance Meet Cancelled +

    Due to the corona virus situation the George Starkey Hut Maintenance Meet due to take place from Friday 01 May 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