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been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. We aim to be the club of choice for all mountaineers providing a forum for sharing experiences and information
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How to do it!

The 2014 AC Symposium takes a practical view on how to organise, fund, plan and execute a mountaineering trip to alpine and the greater ranges around the world. Featuring a panel of experienced Alpinists: George Cave, Becky Coles, Julian Freeman Attwood, Mick Fowler, Twid Turner. The Annual Dinner and AGM follows with guest speaker Michael Kennedy.

AC 2014 Symposium and Dinner
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November 2014
Congratulations and welcome to our new Associate, Aspirant and Full Members:
Matteo Guadagnina, Patrick Walsh, Peter Yuen,Clive Allen, Massimiliano Fornero, and Rafal Malczyk.
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Pete Thompson, Tim Oates and Phil DeBeger expedition, from 4/8/14 to 18/9/14 to Muchu Chhish which is located in the Hassanabad Valley in the Pakistani Karakoram.


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Alpine Journal 2014
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This edition, Vol 118, contains accounts of rock climbing, mountaineering and exploration in the high and wild places across the continents from the Antarctic to Canada, Europe to High Asia.

£26 / Free to Members
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Chamonix Climbs
JDC (John) Peacock
Davie Jamieson
BN (Ned) Kelly
RD (Ralph) Atkinson
In Memoriam
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Tajikistan Report
Muchu Chhish Report
Little Poobah Report
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Saturday 29th November: Palace Hotel, Buxton
Area Lectures
Tuesday 9th December 2014

John will be talking about a traverse, mostly on skis, from Menton on the Mediterranean to Chamonix, a distance of 530km with 35,000m of ascent.

Tuesday 9th December 2014

Gus will be talking about his part in the 2014 Kunlun (China) expedition.

Tuesday 9th December 2014

The summer of 1984, Dave Broadhead and Des Rubens accept an invitation to attend an International Mountaineering Camp in the Russian Caucasus.

Wednesday 9th December 2014

Jim shares details of his expedition to North Liverpool Land, East Greenland.

Tuesday 13th January 2013

Team successfully made first ascents of a significant number of peaks in the Djangart area of Kyrgyzstan before attempting the 7000m Khan Tengri.