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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Swanage Meet 2015
From Friday 10 July 2015 -  08:00am
To Sunday 12 July 2015 - 05:00pm
Friday 10 July 2015

Based at Langton Matravers, a chance hopefully to enjoy the fine summer Dorset weather. Located within easy walking distance of coastal climbing and walking. There is also good biking and walking inland, beach access a couple of miles away, and good food is available in local pubs. For music lovers, it is also the weekend of the Swanage Jazz Festival. The meet is open to families and guests of members. There will be a large tent, to allow for some socialising and a BBQ one evening, weather dependant. The cost is £6 pppn. Please contact John before the meet, so he can confirm numbers with the campsite. Contact: John Kentish, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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