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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Bernadette MacDonald: Art of Freedom
Contact Derek Buckle
Tuesday 21 November 2017
Bernadette will be covering her acclaimed new book which has just been awarded the 2007 Boardman Tasker prize which focuses on Voytek Kurtyka, one of the greatest alpinists of all time. Kurtyka was one of the leading lights of the Polish golden age of Himalayan climbing who repeated declined acceptance of the prestigious Piolet d'Or until finally accepting the award in 2016.
Signed copies of her book will be available.
Please note that this lecture is not on the usual Tuesday night.
Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road