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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Events By Location

Below is a list of all of this years AC events organised by location. The location is on the left and the event descriptions in the middle, more details on the specific locations are on the right

South West

Description Upper Room of Nova Scotia, Cumberland Basin, Hotwells
Bristol
BS1 6XJ
UK

The Nova Scotia Hotel is a well-know Bristol landmark, situated at the western end of the Floating Harbour, with ample local parking and good beer. Lectures are normally on Tuesdays. The SW Regional organisers are Tony Westcott, Adele Long and Chris Storie.

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Upcoming Events
Tue Sep 19, 2017 @ 7:30PM -
Hugh Norton – “Norton of Everest”
Tue Oct 17, 2017 @ 7:30PM -
Steve Berry – “In search of the Yeti”
Tue Nov 07, 2017 @ 7:30PM -
Susie Amann – “Ski Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Sandford, Canada” - Cancelled
Tue Nov 21, 2017 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
Mateo Cabello – “Of Mountains and Men”
Tue Dec 19, 2017 @ 7:30PM -
Paul Ramsden – “A Tale of Four Axes (A journey from Pudsey to Tibet over thirty years)”
Tue Jan 16, 2018 @ 7:30PM -
Dave Wynne-Jones – “Ski Mountaineering in the Caucusus”
Tue Feb 13, 2018 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
Tony Westcott: "Adapting to Change in Nepal"
Tue Mar 20, 2018 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
Members' Slides

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