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

Richard Nadin & Nick Smith. Mountaineering and climbing in Kenya
Tuesday 24 September 2019, 07:30pm
Contact Derek Buckle
Tuesday 24 September 2019

 Mountaineering and climbing in Kenya - an insight into the joys, challenges and contrasts of an expedition close to the equator: Richard Nadin AC membership secretary and Nicholas Smith AC assistant meets officer and aspirant meet coordinator talk about their trip to Kenya in February 2019. Besides a 9 day trip to Mount Kenya they climbed with members of the Masai and Samburu tribes in Hell’s Gate and Ololokwe.


Location London
55/56 Charlotte Road