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!Becoming a Member
In June Nick and six other Alpine Club members visited a number of the less well travelled valleys of the Cordillera Blanca where they successfully achieved some classic ascents on impressive mountains that they essentially had to themselves. In this talk Nick will describe some of the highlights of the expedition.