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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

  • UK Alpine Introductory Meet +

    2nd – 4th June 2017 George Starkey Hut, Patterdale, NE Lakes Main Road (A592), Patterdale Village, Cumbria. Nearest Postcode: CA11 0NN Read More
  • The Journeyman Alpine Club Meet 2017 +

    Synopsis The Alpine Club Journeyman Meet is aimed at Aspirant Members who have already climbed at least 7 to 10 Read More
  • The Golden and Silver Ages of Mountaineering 1855-1900 +

    The AC Library’s Exhibition: 'The Golden and Silver Ages of Mountaineering 1855-1900' has opened at the Frenchay Village Museum. The Read More
  • AC Expedition to the Bolivian Apolobamba 2017 +

    Unfortunately as an insufficient number of people have applied for this expedition to make the trip viable we have reluctantly 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.

 

The Himalayan Index has been compiled from journals, magazines and books in the Alpine Club Library