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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

  • Susan Band +

    It is with sadness that we report the news of the death of our member, Susan Band, on the 27th Read More
  • Mark Warham +

    News has reached us of the death of Club Member Mark Warham, who died on the 28th April at the Read More
  • Up Close with Cathy O’Dowd +

    Interview by Adele Long Hi Cathy, thanks for agreeing to do this interview. Starter question, how long have you been Read More
  • Allan Stuart +

    We are saddened to receive news that our member Allan Stuart died on April 21st, aged 95. Allan climbed almost Read More
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Upcoming Events

  • 31 May
    Treasures of the Alpine Club 31 May 2018 03:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    The Alpine Club invites you to an exhibition of selected treasures held in its library; treasures not

  • 02 Jun
    Treasures of the Alpine Club 02 Jun 2018 02:00 PM to 07:00 PM

    The Alpine Club invites you to an exhibition of selected treasures held in its library; treasures not

  • 08 Jun
    UK Alpine Introductory Meet - Lake District 08 Jun 2018

    This is a skills meet, based at the George Starkey Hut, Patterdale, in the Lake District. The focus

  • 12 Jun
    Colin Beechey: Alpine Classics No. 6 12 Jun 2018 07:30 PM

    This lecture is the 6th given by Colin in recent years, and will describe a further selection of Alpine

  • 15 Jun
    AC Pembroke Weekend 15 Jun 2018

    Choose hot sunny weather; choose low spring tides in the middle of the day; choose beautiful red and

  • 31 May - 17 Jun
  • 22 Jun - 28 Jul

 


 

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