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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David Hamilton: TransAlp Ski III – Austria 2017
Contact Derek Buckle
Tuesday 31 October 2017
David will talk about the third leg of his multi-year project to make a winter ski crossing of the entire Alpine chain from the Mediterranean to Vienna. Starting in Bergun on 8th Feb and ending in Schaldming on 28th March this was a journey of 35 stages completed over 49 days. The route crossed the Engadin, Silvretta, Otztal, Stubai, Zillertal, Hohe Tauern, and Niedre Tauern ranges logging a distance of 746km with 39,800m of ascent, in a year with less than average snow cover.
Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road