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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Lectures

Here is a list of lectures at the Alpine Club. Select additional pages using the numbers at the bottom.

The lectures provide a good opportunity for AC members to meet one another and exchange news, views and information. New members and prospective members are particularly welcome. Prospective members are asked to contact the AC office before attending. Lectures start at 7:30pm in general

For the lectures in London, non-members are asked to register their attendance in advance by contacting the office at admin@alpine-club.org.uk  (please note that a donation is requested on entry)

Anyone who has had an interesting trip and would be prepared to lecture is invited to contact the AC Office or the organisers.

Each event includes a clickable map with the address of the venue.

Events Calendar

Derek Buckle: Remote Nepal - 2019 Lachama Khola Expedition
Tuesday 11 February 2020, 07:30pm
Contact Derek Buckle
Tuesday 11 February 2020

 In October last year, Derek and five other AC members flew via Kathmandu to the remote hilltop town of Simikot from where they trekked for 5 days to a base camp the Lachama Valley.

 After establishing an ABC beneath the tereminal moraine of the south Lachama Glacier they negotiated complex boulder fields in the hope of climbing one or more of the unclimbed peaks in this valley. Defeated by distance and unfavourable conditions they did, nevertheless, explore the upper reaches of the southern glacial spur and successfully climbed the rocky ridge to the west of the Lurupaya Pass before their time finally ran out.
 
Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road
London
EC2A 3QF
Uk