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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Lectures

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 admin@alpine-club.org.uk  (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

Iain Cameron – Snow patches in the Scottish Hills
Tuesday 08 March 2022, 07:30pm
Contact Timothy Elson
Tuesday 08 March 2022

The study of long-lasting snows in the remote corries of the Scottish hills was started many years ago by our own Adam Watson and has been continued by Iain along with a team of enthusiastic observers. Their findings are published annually by the Royal Meteorological Society and have yielded some interesting results as well as some wonderful photographs from above (and below) the snows.

Audiences will be limited to 40 persons who will require to wear face coverings.

Please contact Timothy Elson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in advance of the talks if you are planning to come along to ensure we comply with the Covid 19 Rules.

Meeting at at the Quaker Meeting House located at 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2JL.

Location Edinburgh
7 Victoria Street
Edinburgh
EH1 2JL
Uk
http://www.equaker.org.uk/