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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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  • AC Meets Programme 2018 +

    Interested in organising a meet for the Alpine Club? It's easy! The club is looking to extend its programme of Read More
  • Elisabeth Parry +

    News has reached us about of the death of our member, Elisabeth Parry, who died on 27th July aged 95 Read More
  • John Monks +

    We are saddened to learn of the death of our member John Monks who died on 9th August. His funeral Read More
  • AC Pembroke Meet 22-26 June 2017 +

    Despite a few last minute cancellations, there was still a great turnout for the AC North Pembroke Meet based at 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