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! 

Join Us

Members are invited to take part in the Club’s 2017 photo competition. 

The subject matter must relate to Mountains or Mountaineering; the two categories being:

1. Mountain Landscape

2. Action in the mountains

The Final Judge this year will be John Cleare, an Alpine Club Member and Professional Photographer of note.

Please note the following key dates as they are critical:

  • Entries to arrive by end of day 1st September 2017
  • Preliminary judging completed by 15th September 2017
  • Final judging completed by 1st October 2017
  • Results announced by 2nd October 2017

Photographs for this competition need to have been taken within a 12 month period, starting on the 1st August 2016 and ending on the 31st July 2017.


CLICK HERE to read the full competition rules and CLICK HERE for the entry form