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
This illustrated talk will take a look at how plants survive at high elevations. It will provide the audience an insight into the methods and mechanisms of living in an extreme environment. Described in simple language this talk will suit those with no or limited background in plant ecology but who would like to learn more about the fascinating and exquisite alpine flora.