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 14,000 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

New directors will be elected at the 2018 AGM on October 6:  log in and click for nomination form Word or PDF.

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AAC(UK) 70th Anniversary Berghotel Rudolfshütte, 12 – 16 July.  More than 50 AAC(UK) members are attending the 70th Anniversary meet at the Berghotel Rudolfshütte.  You can still join the meet, but please book directly with the Rudolfshütte.
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
AGM 2018.  This year will be the 70th Anniversary of Sektion Britannia.  The AAC(UK) will be planning a special AGM in the Lakes at The Hydro Hotel, Windermere from 5th – 7th October, with even more free training for members. If you have any other suggestions on how to make the 70th year special then please do get in touch!.
New for 2018 – AWS Insurance leaflet edition 01.01.2018 has now replaced edition 2017/2018.  Please read and direct any Insurance queries to KNOX: Tel:  Austria +43 (0) 512 238 300 or email them at:  They speak fluent English.
AAC(UK) Spring Newsletter is available now.  The Summer Newsletter is due to be posted on 1 June.  This will be a special edition to celebrate AAC(UK)’s 70th anniversary.  Copy and photos for the Autumn Newsletter should be sent to the Newsletter Editor by 6 July.  Copy for all meets should be sent to relevant meet co-ordinators by 29 June.  (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).
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

Photo of the Month

Tranearth hut near Torver, Lake District – Allan Hartley

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 Website Editor.

AAC(UK) Office staff – from right to left Cat, Laura, Hanna and Emily

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

Tel: 01929 556870.

For Insurance queries contact KNOX the Insurance Broker:
Tel Austria: 0043 512 238 300

[Updated 16 May 2018]



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

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