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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AC Cornwall Meet 2018
From Thursday 12 July 2018
To Sunday 15 July 2018
Thursday 12 July 2018


AC club meet Kelynack, St Just, Penzance, Cornwall with great access to the climbing venues of Bosigran, Sennen, Chair Ladder, Kenderjack and Gunards Head.

All climbing grades available though most quality choices are at mid-grade HS- E2

What to like: Rock, sun, chips, cider, cream teas, cake and ice cream.

Kelynack campsite is small and secluded, nestling alongside a stream, just a mile from the coast in the beautiful Cot Valley, in Far West Cornwall.

Cost of camping: Est £8 pp per night

B and B and Caravans available for those who wish.


Contact Details:

For further details contact the coordinator:

  • James Woodhouse via Alpinet or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Location Kelynack Campsite, Penzance
TR19 7RE