Welcome to the

Alpine Club


    
    

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
 

Latest Articles

  • Richard Sykes +

    We are saddened to learn of the death on 17 September of Richard Sykes, who had been a member for Read More
  • Everest Exhibition to be Broadcast Live +

    On the 27 September at 16:00 UK time, the Alpine Club will broadcast a livestream of our latest exhibition: ‘Everest: Read More
  • Revised Library Opening Hours +

    From September 2021 the Library will open Tuesday to Thursday 10:00 - 17:00. Bookings are no longer required for members wanting Read More
  • 2021 AGM & Annual Dinner Announced +

    This year's annual dinner will be held on Saturday 27 November at the Castle Green Hotel, Cumbria LA9 6RG. Our Read More
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Upcoming Events

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  • 23 Nov - 23 Nov

 


 

Expeditions

Use the boxes below to explore the expeditions section

Questions

Any questions relating to expeditions ? send us an email.

Funding

The AC and the MEF can provide funding for certain expeditions, the AC also has a climbing grant for AC teams

Reports

The AC holds a vast library of material relating to expeditions both online and on paper

Expeditions

Expeditions are at the core of the Alpine Club's purpose and culture. Use the boxes on the left to navigate the expedition section.


Questions

Any questions relating to expeditions? Send us an email.


Funding

The AC and the MEF can provide funding for certain expeditions, the AC also has a climbing grant for AC teams


Reports

The AC holds a vast library of material relating to expeditions both online and on paper.