This programme provides an opportunity for AAC(UK) members and friends to learn about, and exchange, experiences in Austria and mountains worldwide in an informal atmosphere. Please join in. These meetings are held in two regular venues.
READING: 20.00 at The Conference Room, RISC, 35 – 39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS. 10 minutes walk from Reading station, parking at rear of building. Admission: members £4.00, non-members £4.50, on door from 19.45. Come and join other AAC(UK) members and friends from 18.30 in the Global Café downstairs. Food is available until 21.00 and the bar until 23.00.
LONDON SW1: 19.30 at The Civil Service Club (CSC), 13 – 15 Great Scotland Yard, London SW1A 2HJ (nearest tube station Embankment or Charing Cross). Organised in collaboration with the AAC(UK), Rucksack Club (RC) and Fell & Rock (FRCC), the Association of British Members of the Swiss Alpine Club (ABMSAC), and Tuesday Climbing Club (TCC). AAC(UK) members and guests welcome. Admission free; Food available in a restaurant or in the bar until 19.00. Bar open until 23.00.
Wednesday March 25th – Rocky Mountains and Caucasus Russia: Alan Schofield [AAC(UK)]
Walking peaks in Rocky Mountain national park (Colorado) including the ascent of Longs Peak, and also in the Caucasus mountains. - RISC Reading
Thursday March 26 – Columbia: John Hardwick [AAC(UK)]
Joint meeting with Gwent Mountaineering Club. John will describe a Christmas 2012 trek around the Cocoy National Park at the northern end of Colombia’s Cordillera Orientale with an aborted attempt on Ritacuba Blanca 5410m, the highest summit in the range. 20.00h in the Goytre Village Hall, Newtown Road, Penperlleni, Pontypool NP4 0AW. Grid reference SO323046. Admission free.
[Updated 17 March 2015]