Welcome to the

Alpine Club


    
    

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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Latest Articles

  • Report: 13 May 2022 +

    Summer has arrived quicker than we expected! It is now the turn of the high mountains to be between two Read More
  • Ramsden and Miller Make First Ascent of Unnamed 6,563m Peak +

    Ramsden and Miller Make First Ascent of Unnamed 6,563m Peak AC member Tim Miller has recently returned from Nepal where, Read More
  • Boardman and Tasker's 1976 West Wall Route Receives First Repeat +

    Boardman and Tasker's 1976 West Wall Route Receives First Repeat The New Zealand Alpine Team have announced that after 46 Read More
  • Report: 06 May 2022 +

    A quick update on the eve of the weekend. Yesterday (05/05) at the end of the day, there was about Read More
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Upcoming Events

  • 20 May
    AC Swanage Meet 20 May 2022 All Day

    This is a camping meet staying at Tom's Field Campsite (

  • 21 May
    3rd Scottish Isles meet 2022 21 May 2022 All Day


    AC combined assault on the Dubh Slabs, 2019 Most of the meet will be based at the Glen Brittle

  • 24 May
    Mick Conefrey: Everest 22 24 May 2022 07:30 PM

    Documentarian and author Mick Conefrey joins us to discuss his new book 'Everest 1922: The Epic Story

  • 28 May
    UK Alpine Introductory Meet 2022 28 May 2022 All Day

    Details:
    Meeting on the Friday evening at the hut, this is a skills transfer meet, based at

  • 05 Jun
    AC North Wales Meet 05 Jun 2022 All Day

    This is a joint meet with the Climber’s Club and Rucksack Club. Meet will be based in Fronwydyr hut

  • 20 May - 12 Jun
  • 11 Jun - 28 Jun

 


 

Expeditions

Use the boxes below to explore the expeditions section

Questions

Any questions relating to expeditions ? send us an email.

Funding

The AC and the MEF can provide funding for certain expeditions, the AC also has a climbing grant for AC teams

Reports

The AC holds a vast library of material relating to expeditions both online and on paper

Expeditions

Expeditions are at the core of the Alpine Club's purpose and culture. Use the boxes on the left to navigate the expedition section.


Questions

Any questions relating to expeditions? Send us an email.


Funding

The AC and the MEF can provide funding for certain expeditions, the AC also has a climbing grant for AC teams


Reports

The AC holds a vast library of material relating to expeditions both online and on paper.