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


Here is a list of lectures at the Alpine Club. Select additional pages using the numbers at the bottom.

The lectures provide a good opportunity for AC members to meet one another and exchange news, views and information. New members and prospective members are particularly welcome. Prospective members are asked to contact the AC office before attending. Lectures generally start at 7:30pm.

For the lectures in London, non-members are asked to register their attendance in advance either by filling in the relevant form on the lecture page or by contacting the office at  (Please note that a donation is requested on entry).

Anyone who has had an interesting trip and would be prepared to lecture is invited to contact the AC Office or the lecture organisers.

Each event includes a clickable map with the address of the venue.

Events Calendar

John Proctor: North face of Muz-Tok, Pamir Alai, Kyrgyzstan
Wednesday 15 March 2017, 07:30pm
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wednesday 15 March 2017

John will talk about his expedition to the Pamir Alai in summer 2016.  With Robert Taylor, he attempted the 900m high unclimbed north face of Muz-Tok; only to be defeated 100m from the summit on this, his second expedition to attempt this ascent.  The popularity of the Pamir Alai and Karavshin has been hit since the collapse of the Soviet Union by various security and political problems but events in the past year have dramatically improved the access situation - all will be explained in this lecture...


Location Peak District
Outside Cafe
S32 1BB