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
Paul Ramsden & the Piolet d’Or 2003 – 2016
At Outside Café, Hathersage
Four times winner of the Piolet d’Or reflects on his expeditions with Mick Fowler and Nick Bullock that were honoured with this prestigious award.