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

LAKES LECTURE. Dave Wynn-Jones - The Alps 4000m Peaks
Wednesday 13 January 2016, 07:30pm
Wednesday 13 January 2016

Climbing the 4000m Peaks - Dave will describe some of the highlights in his climbing of the 52 independent 4000m mountains of the Alps, sharing photos and stories, together with an outline of what he learned about the Alps in the process of writing the book.

A poster for the event can be downloaded here.



Location Lake District
Hawkshead Brewery
Staveley, Near Kendal