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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Paul Ramsden – “A Tale of Four Axes (A journey from Pudsey to Tibet over thirty years)”
Contact Tony Westcott
Tuesday 19 December 2017

Paul’s lecture will cover all four of his Piolet d’Or awards for outstanding alpine mountaineering achievements.

Location South West
Upper Room of Nova Scotia, Cumberland Basin, Hotwells
Bristol
BS1 6XJ
UK
Venue: Upper Room of the Nova Scotia, Cumberland Basin, Hotwells, Bristol, BS1 6XJ. The Nova Scotia is a well-known Bristol landmark, situated at the western end of the Floating Harbour, with ample local parking and good beer. Meet for beer and food from 6.30pm; lectures start at 7.30pm. The AC SW regional organisers are Tony Westcott and Chris Storie.