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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Past & Future Exhibitions

Icebergs & Northern Lights

(a n d  s o m e  o t h e r  p a i n t i n g s)

SIMON PIERSE RWS AWI FRSA

11 June – 23 July 2019

This is an exhibition of small paintings by Associate Alpine Club member Simon Pierse. The work was made following an expedition to West Greenland and Baffin Island with the Friends of the Scott Polar Research Institute in September 2018. Simon Pierse is a member of the Royal Watercolour Society, an honorary member of the Australian Watercolour Institute and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.