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
Ronnie talks about a first-time trip to the Himalaya, and what it takes for a 5’4” female with distinctly average climbing ability to get up a technical 6812m peak. Plus lots of photos of arguably the most beautiful mountain in the world!
There is no official charge for entry, but we do ask those non-members who are able to make a small contribution to allow the lectures to keep running.