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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UK Alpine Introductory Meet - Lake District
Friday 02 June 2017

The AC are planning a training focused meet based in Patterdale (Lake District).  The focus will be on transferring skills to Aspirant Members and those who wish to improve their Alpine skills.

Informal training and guidance will be provided from more experienced members within the club (IFMGA guides and qualified instructors).

Topics will range from what to put into your rucksack to some basic Alpine mountaineering skills.

Location:

George Starkey Hut – Patterdale, NE Lake District

Getting there and away:

George Starkey Hut, Patterdale, NE Lakes

Main Road (A592), Patterdale Village, Cumbria.  Nearest Postcode: CA11 0NN

Grid Ref – NY 396162 (OS Outdoor Leisure Map No 5)

You will be responsible for your own transport but lift shares / pick-ups may be able to be arranged closer to the time.

Cost: 

Attendees: £20.00 for the weekend (Friday and Saturday nights) to cover the cost of accommodation and expenses of trainers.

Contact Details:  

Reservations essential. Please send any queries and your booking forms and payment to:

Charli Wisbey

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Tel: 07725 989336

Alternative Contact details:

Elwyn Summers

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Tel: 07800 766284

 

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