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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Alpine Aspirants - Switzerland
Sunday 30 August 2015, 08:00am
To Monday 14 September 2015
Sunday 30 August 2015

Calling alpine aspirants - those in their 1st or 2nd Alpine season, or lapsed alpinists who wish to relive the adventures of their youth.
As last year the location will be in the Saastal valley of Switzerland (the next valley east of Zermatt and the Matterhorn), with access to over a dozen 4000m peaks, with many routes in the lower grades.
Accommodation in hotel and adjacent campsite, plus free ski-lifts and buses throughout the valley.
Initial safety training and glacier instruction from professional guides.
Ideas, suggestions, and expressions of interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07967 676737