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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Events By Location

Below is a list of all of this years AC events organised by location. The location is on the left and the event descriptions in the middle, more details on the specific locations are on the right

Events Calendar

5th ANNUAL JOINT AC/CAF MARSEILLE MEET. 7th - 14th Feb 2016
From Sunday 07 February 2016
To Sunday 14 February 2016
Contact Alasdair Buchanan - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07737339693 and/or Georgina Maxwell - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sunday 07 February 2016
Detail: 

5th Annual Joint AC/CAF – Club Alpin Français, (French Alpine Club) Marseille meet. Argentière-la-Bessée - Ice Climbing in the Sunshine perhaps.

We will be joined by keen and well informed French climbers so just bring ice axes crampons and enthusiasm!

There are only 8-10 places so, if you want to go contact the organisers a.s.a.p.

Location: 

  • L'Argentière-la-Bessée
A meet up in Marseille airport to pool hire cars is proposed or you can get yourself to Argentière-la-Bessée. 
Remi has organised excellent 1/2 board accommodation for 37 euros per person per night.

Contact Details:

For further details contact the coordinator(s):

Sadly Alasdair can't make it this time so Georgina Maxwell will be the person on the ground. Alasdair will be collecting names while Georgina is paddling round Corsica.

  • Alasdair Buchanan - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07737339693
  • and/or Georgina Maxwell - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Location L'Argentière-la-Bessée
L'Argentière-la-Bessée
France