We are extremely fortunate to have professional climber and North Face athlete, Emily Harrington coming to speak at the Stanford Alpine Club sideshow on Monday, February 10th. We will start the slideshow at 7:00pm at the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center and there will be time for Q&A when she is done speaking. 
Here's a link to her website if you want to learn more (, and the event flier is also included below.
Come check it out, everyone is welcome!

2013 was a good year for Vitaliy Musiyenko climbing big walls, free-standing ice pillars, perfect granite in the Sierra Nevada and some of the most beautiful peaks in Cordillera Blanca (Peru). Come hear about climbing on the Incredible Hulk, El Capitan, Alpamayo, Chacraraju, the Evolution Traverse, Huascaran, The Watchtower and much more!

This slideshow will be at 7:00pm on Monday, January 27th. It will NOT be in the Clark Center, but rather in the meeting room adjacent to the outfitting center in the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center on 285 Santa Teresa Street (turn left at the front desk).

Tuesday, January 7th from 6-7:30pm


For several years, a group of scientist climbers traveled to the high mountains of Peru for an environmentally-based, humanitarian expedition. The American Alpine Club were concerned about the growing urbanization and industrialization stressing the environment of Western Peru. Coupled with recent glacial recession, the AAC understood the urgent need to collect data on water and air resources —important to a sustainable future for the people of Peru. 


Join scientist/climber Bill Straka as the shares the breathtaking imagery and scientific data drawn from the...


Most of the world's biggest mountain ranges, and the vast majority of its unclimbed peaks over 6000m, fall within the political borders of China. Bruce Normand has spent several expeditions exploring the further reaches of the Middle Kingdom, and begins this presentation with an overview of its mountain regions. He will then focus on some climbs in central and eastern Tibet, in the different subranges of Sichuan (including the infamous Mt. Edgar), and in the Tien Shan range in Xinjiang, where his team won the Piolet d'Or in 2010 for the first ascent of Xuelian West.


Bruce Normand is a professor of physics at...


Join us Monday, December 2nd at 7:00PM in Clark Center, room s360 for this awesome presentation by Tahoe-based AMGA/IFMGA guide, Adrian Ballinger:


In the spring of 2011, local mountain guide Adrian Ballinger, along with two Sherpa, became the first people to summit three 8000-meter peaks within a three-week period. Adrian summited Mt. Everest (29,035 ft.) twice in two weeks, first while fixing ropes to the summit with an elite group of the world’s strongest Sherpa, and then again while guiding a group of climbers to the top of the world’s largest peak. With one week left in the season, Adrian, Phurba and...


Join the Stanford Alpine Club on Monday, November 18th for our last slideshow before Thanksgiving! 7:00pm at Clark Center s360.
In April of this year Peter Dronkers and Jonathan Crabtree established two new routes in the vast ice fields region of the St Elias mountains, a remote part of Canada's Kluane national park and preserve. This slideshow recalls the idea developement, funding, training and ultimate execution of this Northern Exposure 2013 expedition. An underwhelming snowpack and an overabundance of good weather in early 2013 allowed us safe access to the high powder stashes of the Eastern...


This Monday, October 28th,  at 7:00PM in Clark Center s360, Alina Garbuzov will be talking about her two weeks climbing in Canada this summer. For most of the time they were in the Bugaboos, postcard-ready premier mountaineering destination. Come hear about the good weather, the splitter granite, the whistling wildlife and why you should go there before you die.