The AC would like support the building of a new hut on the slopes of Mt Kazbek in the Caucasus, Europe's highest and wildest mountain range. The hut is to be named after Douglas George Freshfield, one of the ACs most illustrious ex-Presidents. The Freshfield Hut Appeal provides many benefits to AC Members and we are hoping that members can make a contribution, however small.
2014 British Spiti Expedition
Derek Buckle (leader), Dave Broadhead, Mike Cocker and Geoff Cohen received permission to enter he Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh in September 2014.
John Porter’s revelatory and poignant memoir of his friend Alex MacIntyre
The Indian East Karakoram (Rimo III attempt and Dunglung Kangri first ascent) and the Garwhal Himalaya (Janahut near miss).
The Sciottish premier of Mick's lecture. His lectures and articles are characterised by much humour of the self-deprecating style.
Adrian relates how an inexperienced and (mostly!) young British team travelled to a remote area of Kyrgyzstan in search of exploratory mountaineering.
Derek will illustrate the opportunities available in this attractive region of the Andes and give an account of the team's achievements.
The 23rd edition of the Piolets d’Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award, Sir Chris Bonington will receive the Piolet d'Or Carrière - the Lifetime Achievement Award. © archivio Chris Bonington.