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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

  • Teddy Faure-Walker +

    News has reached us of the death of Club Member Teddy Faure-Walker. Members are invited to send their tributes to Read More
  • Alpine Club Specific Concession arrangements – Swiss Alpine Club Huts +

    In years gone by the Alpine Club made specific arrangements between the Alpine Club and CAF, SAC and CAI and Read More
  • 2018 British Janhukot (6805M) Expedition +

    On the 6th of June 2018, the British team of Guy Buckingham, Malcolm Bass and Paul Figg succeeded in making Read More
  • Memorial/Celebration of AC member Mark Vallance's life +

    Mark Vallance 17.9.44 – 19.4.18 We will be celebrating Mark’s life on Saturday July 21st at 1.30 for 2pm We’d like 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