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
 

Latest Articles

  • Harlin Route Receives First Winter Ascent +

    Harlin Route Receives First Winter Ascent Between January 12 and January 16 2022, Léo Billon, Sébastien Ratel and Benjamin Védrines Read More
  • Report: 21 January 2022 +

    Some summary information during this (long) high pressure system! The good weather means that all winter mountain activitiesare feasible. All Read More
  • Report: 13 January 2022 +

    Some news in this anticyclonic period! The lifts are open. The snow cover is overall OK. The cold has returned. Read More
  • Glaciers Exhibition Opens at the Alpine Club +

    Glaciers Exhibition Opens at the Alpine Club With increasing attention being given to the issue of climate change and the Read More
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Upcoming Events

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  • 08 Mar - 26 Apr

 


 

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.