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

3rd Scottish Isles meet 2022
From Saturday 21 May 2022
To Saturday 04 June 2022
Contact Malcolm Streeton
Saturday 21 May 2022

AC combined assault on the Dubh Slabs, 2019

Most of the meet will be based at the Glen Brittle camp site at the foot of the Cuillin ridge on Skye. The meet will however start in the Sat 21st at Glen Rosa on Arran which makes a good stop of on the way if coming from the South, This valley has some excellent climbing and scrambling.

Some people may also go over to Skye neighbouring island Rum for a few days.
This meet aims to take advantage of the UK’s most mountainous terrain with scrambling and rock climbing of all grades, and is one of the key meets in the Alpine Club’s diary.
This is the perfect opportunity to attempt a traverse of the Skye Cuillin, with some of the most active members of the club. 
Contact: Malcolm Streeton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.