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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Lectures

Here is a list of lectures at the Alpine Club. Select additional pages using the numbers at the bottom.

The lectures provide a good opportunity for AC members to meet one another and exchange news, views and information. New members and prospective members are particularly welcome. Prospective members are asked to contact the AC office before attending. Lectures start at 7:30pm in general

Anyone who has had an interesting trip and would be prepared to lecture is invited to contact the AC Office or the organisers.

Each event includes a clickable map with the address of the venue.

Events Calendar

John Porter: The story of Alex McIntyre
Contact Tony Westcott (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Tuesday 17 January 2017

John wrote the biography of his climbing partner, Alex, who tragically died in 1982 at the age of 28 whilst setting up a new route on Annapurna’s south face, having pioneered front-point ice-climbing with solo ascents of Zero Gully and Point Five on the Ben and alpine-style fast & light ascents in the Himalayas.

 

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.