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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AC AGM & Annual  Dinner - with Lecture by Krzysztof Wielicki - 28th November 2015

At:  The Skiddaw Hotel, Main Street, Keswick, CA12 5BN

 

4:00pm:  Annual General Meeting 
 
Unfortunately, tickets for the Annual Dinner have sold out.
 
If you were intending to come to the Lecture only, please email Iwonna at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to check there is space. 
  



 

 

This year's Annual Dinner will be a more informal gathering with a buffet and some live background music.

Members’ guests are welcome to attend the Lecture and the Dinner. 

Lecture by Krzysztof Wielicki: The Art of Suffering, which will indeed be partially on Polish winter alpinism in the Himalaya.  Krzysztof was the fifth man to climb all fourteen eight-thousanders and the first to climb Everest, Kangchenjunga and Lhotse in the winter. The photos show Krzysztof on Nanaga Parbat 1996, en route, K2 in 2003 and  K2 in 1987

 

Programme

4.00pm:   AGM     

 5.30pm - 6.30pm:  Lecture by Krzysztof Wielicki: The Art of Suffering

 7.30pm for 8pm:  Dinner

 Dinner Tickets: £35 per person (excluding drink)  SOLD OUT

Accommodation:  Please book your own accommodation.  There are numerous hotels and B&Bs in Keswick but weekends in the Lakes are always popular so we recommend booking as soon as possible.