Members’ Events NOT organised by the Club (MENOC)

If you are not yet a member but would like to take part in any of these events, you must first join the AAC(UK). Only then will you have access to the booking information in the password-protected Members’ Area of this website.


Disclaimer

The AAC(UK) recognises that climbing, hill and country walking, and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks, being responsible for their own actions, involvement and safety.
The Club, its officers, Board and Alpine Team members and persons acting on behalf of the Club cannot be held liable for any loss or injury occurring to any participant while taking part in its activities.


Non-Club Events in 2017

September 10 – 24:  Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russia

Self-supported trekking and wild camping among the volcanoes of the Kamchatka peninsula in the far east. Optional climbing. Approx. cost £920.

October 19 – November 5:  Dhaulagiri circuit, Nepal: Postponed to 2018

3 week trek of the Dhaulgiri circuit and Dhampus Peak.


Non-Club Events in 2018

January 21 – 26: Obernberg, Brenner, Austria

Beginners’snowshoe tour based at Almi’s Berghotel. Learn basic techniques and use of safety equipment before tackling easy local peaks.€890 + snowshoe hire, qualified Austrian guide, up to 12 people.

February 25 – March 2: Tuxer Alps, Austria

Hut to hut snowshoe tour. Exciting ridge walk carrying full pack.€890 + snowshoe hire, qualified Austrian guide, up to 12 people.

March 11 – March 18: Triglav Haute Route, Slovenia.

For experienced ski-tourers only with Slovenian guide. 3 nights in ski resort Vogel and 3 nights in huts.

April 22 – 27:  Silvretta, Austria

Snowshoe tour with ascent of Piz Buin and other peaks on snowshoes and crampons. Glacier experience necessary. One day carrying full pack. €980 + snowshoe hire, qualified Austrian guide, up to 7 experienced snowshoers.

July:  Kyrgyzstan

Approximately 4 week expedition. The objective is to climb among a group of nine non-technical 4000m+ peaks in the Terskey Ala-Too mountains, which lie south of Lake Issyk-Kul. Some will be first recorded ascents. Participants will need to have experience of alpine glacier travel. Some of the ridges are rocky. Height gains from base camp are 400m to 900m. The plan is to be dropped off at the base camp which is at an altitude of 3600m.


MEMBERS’ COMMERCIAL EVENTS

These events are organised for members by members who are, for example, professional guides.  They are not official Club tours and are run on a commercial basis.  All correspondence and payments must be made through the organiser.

Events in 2017

September 5 – 7 (3 days): Snowdonia

3 day scrambling special, perfect for alpine skills training. Based in Snowdonia with qualified mountaineering instructor and experienced alpinist. £225 per person (instruction only).  Contact simon@oranjebergsport.com

September 23 – 30 (8 days): Pyrenees, France

Hut to hut tour in the stunning Vicdesson area, led by qualified mountain guide. Cost £800. Click for further information
Contact Dave Norris at loucdaven@hotmail.com

September 30 – October 6 (week):  Via Ferrata in Andorra

Full board in shared chalet accommodation.   5 days of via ferratta, technical equipment provided.  Cost £900.  Click for further information
Contact Dave Norris at loucdaven@hotmail.com

October  14 – 21 (1 week): Pyrenees, France

Walking week in the Ariège region led by qualified mountain guide. Centre based. Cost £700. Click for further information
Contact Dave Norris at loucdaven@hotmail.com

November 6 – 19 (2 weeks): Patagonia – The Doble ‘W’

Patagonia tours are led by a local guide to the most important national parks/treks of the Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia.  Price ca €3000 (excl flights).  More info see:  http://cargocollective.com/wondersouth  Contact Hugo on helambertucci@gmail.com

November 27 – Dec 10 (2 weeks):  Patagonia Essentials

Patagonia tours are led by a local guide to the most important national parks/treks of the Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia.  Price ca €3000 (excl flights).  More info see:  http://cargocollective.com/wondersouth  Contact Hugo on helambertucci@gmail.com

Events in 2018

January 27 – February 3  (8 days):  Snow Shoe/winter walking French Pyrenees 1

6 days of snow shoeing/ winter mountain walking based in the homely accommodation of Lesparrou Retreats and Adventures. Price (£750) includes Toulouse airport transfers, technical equipment, all food and accommodation. Led by an IML.  Click for further information.  Contact Dave Norris at loucdaven@hotmail.com

February 3 – 10 (8 days):  Snow Shoe/winter walking French Pyreness 2

6 days of snow shoeing/ winter mountain walking based in the homely accommodation of Lesparrou Retreats and Adventures. Price (£750) includes Toulouse airport transfers, technical equipment, all food and accommodation. Led by an IML.   Click for further information.  Contact Dave Norris at loucdaven@hotmail.com

March 5 – 18 (2 weeks):  Patagonia Essentials

Patagonia tours are led by a local guide to the most important national parks/treks of the Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia.  Price ca €3000 (excl flights).  More info see:  http://cargocollective.com/wondersouth  Contact Hugo on helambertucci@gmail.com

May 26 – June 2 (8 days):  Spring mountain walking French Pyrenees

6 days of mountain walking based in the homely accommodation of Lesparrou Retreats and Adventures. Price (£700) includes airport transfers from Toulouse, all food and accommodation. Led by an IML.   Click for further information.  Contact Dave Norris at loucdaven@hotmail.com


[Updated 23 August 2017]