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
Here’s an interesting one for you - an illustrated talk by NLS curator Paula Williams who will….. delve into the National Library’s collections, from manuscripts to film, to show how Scottish women have picked up their skirts and scaled the heights! All will be revealed (sic), for free, this evening!
This evening will be hosted by John Fowler.
This lecture is held in conjunction with the SMC and JMCS 07:30pm start
The venue is the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2JL..