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

The BMC are seeking for a Chair for their Board of Directors.  Details can be found at:

This was announced in the BMC newsletter this week.

Further details below.

"How to apply: Please send your CV and a 1 page (max) covering letter detailing your interest, relevant experience and motivation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For an informal conversation about the post please feel free to call Dave Turnbull at the BMC office.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Thursday 13 September 2018

Interviews will take place on Friday 21 September 2018 at the BMC office in Manchester"