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

Events Calendar

MEF Annual Lecture ‘One Day As A Tiger’ by John Porter
Tuesday 01 November 2016, 07:30pm - 09:30pm
Tuesday 01 November 2016

by John Porter, introduced by Doug Scott CBE

A joint fundraising event for the Mount Everest Foundation, Alpine Club and Porters’ Progress UK

For further details visit or MEF 2016 Lecture 'One Day As A Tiger' - 1 Nov 16

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Location RGS
1 Kensington Gore