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

Paul Gannon: The Geology of the Alps - An Introduction for Mountaineers
Tuesday 25 February 2020, 07:30pm
Contact Derek Buckle
Tuesday 25 February 2020
 Paul will talk about how the Alps were created and why they look like they do. The illustrated talk is aimed at those with no background in geology but who would like to learn something about the dramatic story of the building and shaping of the Alpine mountain range.
Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road