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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Events Calendar

Cornwall - Joint CC/AC meet.
Tuesday 01 September 2015, 08:00am
To Sunday 13 September 2015
Tuesday 01 September 2015

A joint meet with the CC based at the splendidly located Count House. Rock climbing on superb Cornish granite within an easy walk from the hut and miles of coastal walking, possibly in autumnal sunshine. Contact: Ruth Chambers, 01768 88488; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..