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

Melanie Windridge: Summiting the Science of Everest
Tuesday 27 November 2018, 07:30pm
Contact Derek Buckle
Tuesday 27 November 2018

Mount Everest – the ultimate endurance challenge – is a place where science plays a huge part in performance and survival. Telling the story of her own summit attempt, Melanie investigates how advances in science and technology enable ordinary people to summit and survive the extremes.

Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road