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
Stuart will cover the early climbing and exploration in Britain's iconic Cuillin range by AC & SMC members leading into a discussion of Collie and his extensive association with the Cuillin and tales off as late as 1942. The Cuillin still hold a fascination with British climbers and this talk will introduce the audience to how it all started.