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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

  • Successful Summer meet of Rendez-vous Hautes Montagnes in Langdale +

    Back in July, 66 women from all over Britain and Europe gathered in Langdale to meet with old and new Read More
  • Alpine Club 2020 Calendar +

    The Club has produced an A3 calendar for 2020 which features another stunning collection of competition entry photographs from our members.  Read More
  • Smiler's Wake +

    Sadly, our great friend Smiler passed away on 2nd May. To celebrate his life in the mountains, we invite all Read More
  • AC AGM and 150th Annual Dinner 2019 +

    SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2019   Shap Wells Hotel Shap, Cumbria, CA10 3QU www.shapwellshotel.com 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