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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

  • AC Expedition to the Bolivian Apolobamba 2017 +

    3 June – 2 July After a very successful expedition to Cordillera Real in 2015 the AC is planning to return Read More
  • Alan Lyall +

    We are sadden to learn of the death of Alan Lyall who died on Monday, 9th January, He had been Read More
  • Harry Sales +

    It is with sadness that we report of the death of Harry Sales Harry’s funeral is on Wednesday 25th January Read More
  • Alpine Aspirants Meet 26 Aug - 10 Sept 2017 +

    Following the tried and tested formula designed by Barry Speed, this meet will be based in the Saas Valley with Read More
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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