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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Rafal Malczyk: Exploration and First Ascents in the East Karakoram
Tuesday 27 March 2018, 07:30pm
Contact Derek Buckle
Tuesday 27 March 2018
In September 2017 five members of the AC explored the rarely visited Sumur Glacier region of the East Karakoram where members of the team successfully made the first ascents of Tsagtug Kangri (6,078m) and Sumur Kangri (5,991m). In this talk Rafal will give an illustrated account of the expedition.
Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road