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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 2019 Calendar

The Club has produced an A3 calendar for 2019.

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Latest Articles

  • Andy Nisbet (1953 to 2019) +

    Contribution to climbing in the Alps, the Greater Ranges and of course Scotland Andy Nisbet, Lurchers Crag 2019 (Photo Sandy Read More
  • Christopher Simpson +

    It is with sadness that we report the news of the death of our member, Christopher Simpson. Members would be Read More
  • John Temple +

    News has reached us of the death of Club Member John Temple. Members are invited to send their tributes to Read More
  • Sue Baldock +

    It is with sadness that we report the news of the death of our member, Sue Baldock, on the 25th 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