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

Events Calendar

18 - 24 November, 2018
20 November
  • 20 Nov 2018    Mick Fowler - “No Easy Way” South West - University of Bristol Lecture Theatre G25 Reynolds   Lecture theatre G25 Reynolds is in the Wills Memorial Building, Queens Rd, Bristol BS8 1RJ. From the main entrance (Porters' Lodge on the left) proceed ahead to the Department of Earth Sciences. Turn right on entering the Department and follow the corridor until reaching G25 Reynolds which is on the left.

    No charge for AC & Eagle Ski members and students. Guests are welcome and are invited to make a donation of £5 to the Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund.

24 November