The Austrian Alpine Club (UK)

Amazing view of the Silvretta Alps (near Heidelberger Hütte, 2264m) – Pauline Robson

The AAC(UK) is one of the largest UK Mountaineering Clubs with over 15,000 UK and overseas members. The principal benefits of membership, at no extra charge, are:

In addition, membership brings many other benefits.  If you are interested in any aspect of mountaineering, we warmly invite you to join.

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FREE ski tour Stop or go cards if requested when you apply for membership or buy merchandise (please request in the comments section when applying for membership).  A small wallet-sized booklet, in English, focussing on 10 recommendations for ski touring. These are also available in German for Bergwandern, Hochtouren, Klettersteig, Mountainbike, Sportklettern, and PDFs of each are available click here.
FREE hut maps if requested when you apply for membership or buy merchandise (please request in the comments section when applying for membership).  The 1:500,000 map locates and names all the huts in Austria, gives contact details and elevations, and shows whether they are accessible by ski, foot, bike etc!   Click here for more info.
AAC(UK) Autumn Newsletter is available now.  The Winter Newsletter will be due on 1 December.  Copy and photos for the Winter Newsletter should be sent to the Newsletter Editor by 5 October.  Copy for all meets should be sent to relevant meet co-ordinators by 28 September.  (Note that 2 sets of meet information may be sent, one for newsletter and one for web site, which may include meet sheet, booking form and photos).
Alpenverein Huts – Opening dates for 2018.  A complete list of opening and closing dates for specific huts in Austria, provided by ÖAV.  Also, for more information and contact details check out the Hut Finder link provided by ÖAV.
Alpine Flowers newsletter – Check out a short newsletter item produced by AAC(UK) President, Allan Hartley.  A collection of 18 Alpine flowers detailing origins, heights and descriptions.
ÖAV Equipment recall notice – this may affect your safety!: Wild Country Friends 2, 3 & 4.


Alpenverein – Wege ins Freie – 3 minute video clip.

2019 MEMBERSHIP will be available from 01 Dec 2018.  If you are travelling during December or soon after you may wish to wait before applying for membership.

Photo of the Month

AGM weekend, Mountain Biking – Steve McDonald

We would like to feature in this position a photo of members taking part in a recent Club Activity.  If you can contribute, please email photographs and descriptions to the Website Editor.

AAC(UK) Office staff

From left to right:
Cat, Laura and Hanna

Office address: AAC(UK), Unit 43, Glenmore Business Park,
Blackhill Road, Holton Heath,
Poole, Dorset. BH16 6NL.

Tel: 01929 556870.

For Insurance queries members should contact KNOX Versicherungsmanagement GmbH:
Tel Austria: 0043 512 238 300

[Updated 19 November 2018]

Become A Member FOR 2018

2018 Membership is valid from midnight (UK time) on the day of processing up to 31 Jan 2019.

Click here to join/renew