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AC Christmas Card 2017


New for this year, our Alpine Club Christmas card is a reproduction of a recent painting of Annapurna South by AC Associate member Neil Pittaway.
The card does not carry a date and has a simple seasonal greeting.

Looking up at the summit of Annapurna South from Annapurna Base Camp, Nepal © Neil Pittaway

Title correction: The cognoscenti amongst you may realise the painting reproduced on this card is of an outlier of Annapurna called Mt Hinchuli. The title as listed on Neil Pittaway's website is "Sunlight on Annapurna mountain peaks from Annapurna Base Camp

 £7.00 per pack (+p&p)

The sale of this card will help support the work of The Glacier Trust, which was founded by AC member Robin Garton and was its Director until his untimely death in Glencoe in September 2015. The Trust continues his legacy, working with Nepalese mountain communities to enable them to adapt and become more resilient to the effects of climate change by providing education and expertise.

The cards are available in packs of ten. Each pack costs £7.00, which includes a voluntary £1.00 donation to The Glacier Trust. P&P is £2 for 1 or 2 packs; £3 for 3 packs (or each multiple of 3).

Alternatively you can purchase cards by cheque made payable to Alpine Club and posted to 55 Charlotte Road, EC2A 3QF


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