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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Steve Swenson – “Karakoram Climbing through the Kashmir conflict”
Contact Chris Storie, tel: 01749 670212
Tuesday 14 November 2017

Steve is a past President of the American Alpine Club and extremely accomplished Alpinist. He has a new book out about the Karakoram, This lecture will highlight his adventures and the political conflict that engulfs this area of the world.

Location South West - Redpoint Bristol Climbing Centre
40 Winterstoke Road
Venue: Redpoint Bristol Climbing Centre is at 40 Winterstoke Road, Bristol BS3 2NW
Meet for beer and food from 6.30pm; lecture starts at 7.30pm. The AC SW regional organisers are Tony Westcott and Chris Storie.