Welcome to the

Alpine Club

     

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! 

Becoming a Member
 

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Latest Articles

  • Egil Frederiksen +

    We were saddened to recently learn of the death of Egil Frederiksen, a Norwegian member, last August. Members can log Read More
  • Alpine Club Kyrgyzstan Expedition 2021 +

    31st July – 28th Aug 2021 (TBC) Mountains cover 95% of the territory of Kyrgyzstan and 40% of those are above Read More
  • Review: 2020 UIAA General Assembly +

    The 2020 UIAA General Assembly (GA) was held on 23-24 October. Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual meeting took Read More
  • Alpine Club Launches ‘Women Rise Up’ to Mark 150th Anniversary of Groundbreaking Year in Female Mountaineering +

    The Alpine Club has opened applications for attendees to join a trip to Zermatt, Switzerland to travel and climb in Read More
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Upcoming Events

  • 28 Feb
    CANCELLED AC Lake Como Meet 28 Feb 2021 All Day

    Due to the Corona virus situation this meet has been cancelled
    .. In the footsteps of Cassin and

  • 12 Mar
    CANCELLED AC Tatra Mountains meet 2021 12 Mar 2021 All Day

    Due to the Corona virus situation this meet has been cancelled
    Popradski Pleso.

  • 01 May
    AC Peak District Meet 01 May 2021 All Day

    This meet will be held on 1st or 2nd May at Stanage One of the best times of year to climb on grit,

  • 07 May
    CANCELLED Italian Exchange Meet: CAI & AC 07 May 2021 All Day

    Due to the Corona virus situation this meet has been cancelled After the hugely successful Monte Rosa

  • 15 May
    CANCELLED AC Swanage Meet 15 May 2021 All Day

    Due to the Corona virus situation this meet has been cancelled
    This is a camping meet staying

  • 28 Feb - 16 May
  • 20 May - 06 Jun

 


 

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.