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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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Latest Articles

  • Dave Fisher +

    News has just reached us of the death of Dave Fisher, a member in Canada, who died on 1 July Read More
  • Alpine ClubCast 21 - 19th January at 19:30 +

    Bagpipes and Blagging Worldwide First Ascents with Uisdean and Tom Uisdean Hawthorn and Tom Livingstone talk about their climbing trips Read More
  • Up Close with Henry Day +

    Interview by Melanie Windridge Colonel Henry Day, past Vice President of the Club and past Chairman of the MEF, discusses Read More
  • Crispin Simpson +

    We are saddened to learn of the death of Crispin Simpson, a member for over 50 years. Members can log Read More
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Upcoming Events

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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.