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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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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 for that reason reference is made to these national clubs on the Alpine Club membership card 

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Latest Articles

  • Robin Wilkinson +

    It is with sadness that we report the news of the death of our member, Robin Wilkinson, on the 26th Read More
  • Tony Strawther +

    After a short illness, sadly Tony passed away early on Tuesday 3rd July 2018. Tony's funeral is to be held Read More
  • Tony Strawther +

    We are saddened to receive news that our member, Tony Strawther, passed away early on Tuesday 3rd July after a Read More
  • Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund Awards Autumn 2017 and Spring 2018 +

    by Malcolm Bass Thanks to a generous donation from a club member, combined with Alpine Club and Montane recurring funding, 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