Alpine Club

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Club area
London (HQ) and Global, Greater London

Contact Address
The Office Manager, The Alpine Club, 55 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3QF

020 7613 0755



Opening times
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The Alpine Club was founded in 1857, and was the first mountaineering club to be established anywhere in the world.

The AC is a national club and has members dispersed all over the country and the world. The Club's membership comprises of mountaineers who climb in the Alps and Greater Ranges - the Himalaya, Andes, Polar Regions, etc - many of whom are at the leading edge of mountaineering development and exploration

There are regular lectures in London, Hathersage, Bristol, Staveley and Edinburgh. Check out our website for the latest exciting programme.

The AC also host a wide range of meets as well as expeditions throughout the year. The Meets Programme provides great opportunities for fellow members to get to know each other in the climbing areas of the UK and the mountains of the world.

The Alpine Club provides a number of resources that will be useful for those planning or researching expeditions. The AC Expedition Information Centre is an extensive service for all mountaineers providing a wealth of knowledge relevant to all essential aspects for planning a successful expedition.

Why Join? :-

Members' rates at many Alpine Huts.

Discounts on Guide Books.

Expedition and Climbing Sponsorship.

The Alpine Journal sent to all all members.

Free access to the Alpine Club Library.

Clubhouse in central London.

Affiliation to the BMC with all the benefits this offers.

Discounts at many climbing shops.

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These details were last updated on 20/Jan/2014

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