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been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. We aim to be the club of choice for all mountaineers providing a forum for sharing experiences and information
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How to do it!

The 2014 AC Symposium takes a practical view on how to organise, fund, plan and execute a mountaineering trip to alpine and the greater ranges around the world. Featuring a panel of experienced Alpinists: George Cave, Becky Coles, Julian Freeman Attwood, Mick Fowler, Twid Turner. The Annual Dinner and AGM follows with guest speaker Michael Kennedy.

AC 2014 Symposium and Dinner
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October 2014
Congratulations and welcome to our new Associate, Aspirant and Full Members:
Ken Mulvany, Lilli Mulvany, Peter Malone, John Crook, Joanne Smith, Peter Frost, Ashly Fusiarski, Matthew Murgatroyd, David Brown, Kyle Wood, Alexander Reid.
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Pete Thompson, Tim Oates and Phil DeBeger expedition, from 4/8/14 to 18/9/14 to Muchu Chhish which is located in the Hassanabad Valley in the Pakistani Karakoram.


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Alpine Journal 2014
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This edition, Vol 118, contains accounts of rock climbing, mountaineering and exploration in the high and wild places across the continents from the Antarctic to Canada, Europe to High Asia.

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Chamonix Climbs
JDC (John) Peacock
Davie Jamieson
BN (Ned) Kelly
RD (Ralph) Atkinson
In Memoriam
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Tajikistan Report
Muchu Chhish Report
Little Poobah Report
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Saturday 29th November: Palace Hotel, Buxton
Area Lectures
Tuesday 11th November 2014

Derek illustrates the opportunities available in this attractive region of the Andes giving an account of the team's achievements.

Tuesday 11th November 2014

Jim shares details of his expedition to North Liverpool Land, East Greenland.

Tuesday 11th November 2014

The tale of the area, the unclimbed col, the Valley of Death, the rescue and the climb will be told.

Wednesday 12th November 2014

Malcolm and Simon will be talking about their attempt on Rimo and first ascent of Dunglung in 2012 and their attempt on Janahut in 2014.

Tuesday 18th November 2014

The Austrian Alpine Club expedition based in the Arabel Pass and exploring the nearby valleys with their mostly glacier covered summits (4200-4700m).