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

Nick Williams
Tuesday 10 October 2017, 07:30pm - 09:30pm
Contact Timothy Elson
Tuesday 10 October 2017
Nick Williams – will speak about his most influential life events: two traumatic mountain rescues more than 20 years ago in the former USSR. 
He described the first incident in his award-nominated book, Jagged Red Line.

This lecture is held in conjunction with the SMC and JMCS 07:30pm start

The venue is the Royal Overseas League, 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3AB.

Contact Timothy Elson Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Location Edinburgh
7 Victoria Street