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
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In the heart of France's Ecrins National Park Ailefroide provides access to Alpine peaks such as the Barre des Ecrins (4102m), Dôme de Neige des Écrins (4015m), the Pelvoux (3946m), the Ailefroides (3847) plus multi-pitch sport and trad routes, via ferratta and great hiking with access to various huts such as the refuge des Ecrins (3170m), the refuge du Glacier Blanc (2550m), the refuge de la Sele (2510M) or the refuge du Pelvoux (2704m )
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