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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Bunk Room

The Club provides comfortable bunkroom accommodation in central London. Members can stay in our bunkroom for free from Monday to Thursday when travelllng on behalf of the Club or on mountaineering business.

Four bunk beds are available for use by members. Please bring a sleeping bag and towel.

To arrange your booking, please contact the Office Manager at the AC. Keys can be collected during office hours.

(Please note that the bunkroom at the Club House is a benefit strictly for the use of Alpine Club members)

Lecture Theatre Rental

The ground floor Lecture Theatre seats up to 60 people and is quiet, spacious and comfortable.

It is the perfect venue for daytime meetings, lectures, presentations and events and is available at a very competitive rate of £250 per day excl VAT.

Enquiries should be made to the Office Manager on telephone number 020 7613 0755 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.