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

LONDON LECTURE: Peter Gillman: Extreme Eiger
Tuesday 08 March 2016, 07:30pm
Tuesday 08 March 2016

The 1966 Eiger Direct was one of the epic ascents of the post-war era.  Peter and Leni Gillman present an illustrated talk based on their new book about the climb, which Peter covered for the Daily Telegraph fifty years ago.  Their book, Extreme Eiger, won the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild prize for book of the year.  Peter and Leni won the Boardman Tasker prize in 2000 for their biography of George Mallory, The Wildest Dream.

Meet for beer and food from 6.00pm; lectures start at 7.30pm.

The AC London organiser is Derek Buckle

 

 

 

Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road
London
EC2A 3QF
Uk