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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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

Phil Wickens – “Skiing in the Land of the Ice Bear: Ski Touring in Svalbard and Greenland”
Contact Tony Westcott
Tuesday 03 October 2017

Phil has been fortunate to both work and ski tour in the Artic for many years. In this talk he will describe several different expeditions, from skiing and dog-sledding in Greenland to skiing powder snow in Svalbard, plus hot to avoid getting eaten by a polar bear.

Location South West - Redpoint Bristol Climbing Centre
40 Winterstoke Road
Venue: Redpoint Bristol Climbing Centre, 40 Winterstoke Road, Bristol, BS3 2NW. Lecture starts at 7.30pm. The AC SW regional organisers are Tony Westcott and Chris Storie.