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

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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).
AGM 2018  This year is the 70th Anniversary of Sektion Britannia.  A special AGM Activity weekend is planned in the Lake District at The Hydro Hotel, Windermere, 5th – 7th Oct, including a celebratory dinner, special guests, lectures, AGM and lots of free training and activities. New directors will be elected at the AGM on Oct 6:
AAC(UK) Directors nomination form Word or PDFDeadline has now passed but late nominations will still be considered
Alpine Team nomination form PDF Nominations deadline is 21 September 2018
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

Photo of the Month

Photo Competition 2017: Overall winner: Tre Cime di Lavaredo by Peter Anderson

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

[Updated 12 September 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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