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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Events Calendar

PEAK LECTURE. Andy Houseman: Link Sar West
Wednesday 13 January 2016, 07:30am
Wednesday 13 January 2016

The first ascent of this peak of almost 7,000m in the Karakoram was one of the standout successes for British alpinists in 2015, and marked the end of an immense effort by Andy’s partner, photographer Jon Griffith, making his fourth attempt.

Location Peak District
Outside Cafe
S32 1BB