Welcome to the

Alpine Club


    
    

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! 

Becoming a Member
 

AC Christmas Cards 2021

'Everest from Pang La, 45 miles away' - Howard Somervell

This year's Christmas cards feature a Howard Somervell painting of Everest that has been reproduced with the kind permission of the Somervell family.

The cards do not carry a date and have a simple seasonal greeting.                   

They are available in packs of ten. Each pack costs £7.00. P&P of £2 for 1 or 2 packs and £3 for 3 (or each multiple of 3).

Overseas postage – please contact the Office Manager via e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To buy online click here 


The Wetterhorn
 
To buy online click here
 
 

Sunlight on Hinchuli
To buy online click here
 

Shivling
To buy online click here
 

Cards with designs from previous years (shown above) are also available for purchase at the lower price of £5 per pack, with the same rates for postage and packing. 

 

You can purchase cards:

• By cheque made payable to ‘Alpine Club’ and posted to 55 Charlotte Road, EC2A 3QF

• Online using the checkout below:

 

All queries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or to 020 7613 0755

 

 

 

Latest Articles

  • Video: 'Everest - East Side Story' +

    The video of Stephen Venables's lecture; 'Everest - East Side Story,' given at the opening of the 2021 Everest Centenary Exhibition Read More
  • Report: 17 November 2021 +

    It’s still inter-season in the valley. Ski lifts are closed except for the Flégère gondola (access to Lac Blanc and Read More
  • Stephen Venables - 'Everest: East Side Story' YouTube Premiere +

    At 19:00 on Thursday 18 November, the Alpine Club will premiere a short film of a lecture given by Stephen Read More
  • 2021 Christmas Cards Now Available +

    This year's club Christmas cards feature a charming watercolour painting of Everest by Howard Somervell, reproduced with the kind permission Read More
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Upcoming Events

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  • 08 Feb - 06 Mar

 


 

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.