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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Death Announcements

Obituaries

Evelio Echevarria

News has reached us of the death of our member Evelio Echevarria.  He helped out a lot with the Alpine Journal and was the author of The Andes, The Complete History of Mountaineering in High South America.  He had been a member for 60 years. 

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Alan Harris

We are saddened by the news that Alan Harris passed away in his 100th year on Friday 17th July. 

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Jeremy Whitehead

News has reached us of the death of our member, Jeremy Whitehead.

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Peter Page

 News has reached us of the death of our member Peter Page. who had been a member for 40 years.

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