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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

  • Alan Pope +

    We are saddened to receive news of the death of our member, Alan Pope. Members are invited to send their Read More
  • George Rhodes +

    News has reached us of the death of our Longstanding member George Rhodes, who died aged 90 on 29th March. Read More
  • Alpine Club – February 2019 Winter Meet +

    Tatra Mountains - Poland Following the success of the meet to the Polish Tatra Mountains, situated on the border with Slovakia, Read More
  • Up Close with Mike Kosterlitz +

    Interview by Glyn Hughes Mike, could you start by telling us about your earliest climbing experiences. When I turned up 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