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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Events By Location

Below is a list of all of this years AC events organised by location. The location is on the left and the event descriptions in the middle, more details on the specific locations are on the right


Description 100 Princes Street

This venue is easily accessible by public transport from Waverley Station or by bus. A lamppost a few yards from the door provides security for bicycles. Car parking is available in George Street and is metered until 630pm.Anyone who has had an interesting trip and would be prepared to lecture is invited to contact

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Upcoming Events
Tue Oct 11, 2016 @ 7:30PM -
Dave Wynne-Jones: Climbing the 4000m Peaks
Tue Nov 08, 2016 @ 7:30PM -
Robert Wainwright: The Maverick Mountaineer - The Remarkable Life of George Ingle Finch
Tue Dec 13, 2016 @ 7:30PM -
David Stone: SMC Image Archive
Tue Jan 10, 2017 @ 7:30PM -
Andy Inglis: White Lines
Tue Feb 14, 2017 @ 7:30PM -
Members' Slides
Tue Mar 14, 2017 @ 7:30PM -
Robert Durran: Adventures in Wadi Rum

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