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

Events Calendar

19 - 25 March, 2017
19 March
20 March
21 March
  • 07 Jan 2017  - 29 Mar 2017   The Golden and Silver Ages of Mountaineering 1855-1900 South West   Frenchay Village Museum
    1 Begbrook Park,
    BS16 1SZ

  • 21 Mar 2017    James Lam – Spitzbergen Retraced 2016 South West   Venue: Upper Room of the Nova Scotia, Cumberland Basin, Hotwells, Bristol, BS1 6XJ. The Nova Scotia is a well-known Bristol landmark, situated at the western end of the Floating Harbour, with ample local parking and good beer. Meet for beer and food from 6.30pm; lectures start at 7.30pm.

22 March
23 March
24 March
25 March