The Austrian Alpine Club (UK)

The AAC(UK) is one of the largest UK Mountaineering Clubs with over 11,000 UK and overseas members. The principal benefits of membership, at no extra charge, are:

  • Mountain Rescue Insurance; worldwide, without age limit and inclusive of repatriation;
  • Alpine Hut Rights; discounted accommodation costs in alpine huts belonging to the National Alpine Mountaineering Federations.

In addition, membership brings many other benefits

MEMBERSHIP FOR 2016 IS NOW AVAILABLE.  Please note that it is not possible to join or renew memberships over the phone.  Please use the on-line application form or the Postal application form which will delivered with the Winter Newsletter at the beginning of December.

If you are interested in any aspect of mountaineering, we warmly invite you to join

In February the Tirol parliament rejected the project to build a massive new cable-car installation in the Kalkkőgel near Innsbruck! A battle won. But the developers aren’t giving up, so to win the war will require ongoing alertness. Details at, the OeAV take is here

Photo of the Month

Picture by Albert Bodamer blog summer 2015 - Hohenschwangau and Alpsee

Hohenschwangau and Alpsee – picture by Albert Bodamer blog Summer 2015

We would like to feature in this position a photograph of members taking part in a recent Club Activity, and we would like to change it regularly.  If you can contribute, please email photographs and descriptions to the Webmaster.

Christmas opening times for 2015:

24th Dec: OPEN 0900 – 1300 hrs
25th Dec until 1st Jan: CLOSED
Mon 4th Jan: OPEN 0900 – 1700 hrs
Please note that if you apply for membership during our office closure membership (and Insurance) will not be valid until the application has been processed on our return.

[Updated 24 November 2015]

Become A Member FOR 2016

2016 Membership is valid from midnight (UK time) on the day of processing up to 31 Jan 2017.

Click here to join/renew