Members’ Commercial Events

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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.

Members intending to participate in these Members’ Commercial Events must accept that any arrangement is between them and the organiser of the proposed event, not with AAC(UK) Ltd.  If the event is a package within the definition of the Package Holiday Regulations (PHR), AAC(UK) recommends that such an organiser should be a PHR-compliant tour operator and, if appropriate, ATOL bonded (where a UK tour operator includes air travel in the package).  AAC(UK) cannot vouch for the validity of any information provided for these events.  Members wishing to advertise in this section should send their entry and a copy of the information they will be supplying to enquirers, to the MENOC co-ordinator:

For meets and tours that are within the Club’s official programme, please see Meets and Tours – in the UK or Meets and Tours – overseas. See also Members’ Events – non club (MENOC)


The AAC(UK) recognises that climbing, hill and country walking, mountain biking, mountaineering and snow sports 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.

Events in 2018

November 18 – December 1 (2 weeks):  The Doble ‘W’ Patagonia

December 9 – 22 (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.

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Contact Hugo on


Cross country ski Instruction In French Alps.

French registered independent British Nordic Ski Instructor offers cross-country ski lessons in classic and skate techniques for individuals and groups at all levels. Based in the Giffre valley, a traditional alpine ski area with access to over 160kms of groomed cross-country ski tracks.  The valley has a wide range of accommodation to suit all budgets and good transport links to Geneva airport, which is just 1 hour away by car.

For more information see the website:

Contact Guy Beaumont

Events in 2019

January 28 – February 3 (7 days):  Snow shoeing in the French Pyrenees

With 5 full days of snow shoeing this holiday takes place in the stunning Ariège region in the south of France.  Shared rooms at Lesparrou Retreats and Adventures on full board;  airport transfers from/to Toulouse:  £800.

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Contact Dave Norris on


June 24  – July 2: Hiking in the Valle Maira, Italy

Valle Maira – Klaudia Bestle

Certified Austrian mountain walking guide, member of AAC(UK) and the Tyrolean Mountain Sports Association offers multi-day hikes along often little known trails in the Italian Alps. For example, a multi-day hike in the fascinating and tranquil mountains of the Valle Maira in the Piemont region:
June 24  – July 2, 2019;  book by 31 Dec 2018.

Especially of interest to AAC(UK) members following the successful tour with Tony Cooper last September.

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[Updated 12 November 2018]

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