Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) was founded in 1974, by mountain lovers, as a Non Governmental Sports Organisation and the national mountaineering & climbing federation, dedicated to the promotion of mountaineering, climbing and mountain related adventure activities in Pakistan. The Club aims at providing facilities, including training, to the mountain and nature lovers to enjoy the boundless beauty of Pakistan’s mountains, and participate in the healthy adventure activities of climbing(rock, ice and sports climbing) besides mountaineering. Since its raising, it has launched numerous mountaineering expeditions to the high mountains of the Gilgit Baltistan and has trained a large number of its members in rock, ice and sports climbing, mountaineering and other mountain related activities. ACP is registered under the Companies Act with Securities Exchange Commission since 1978. It is affiliated with Pakistan Sports Board as a national sports federation since 1982 and is working under the patronage of Gilgit-Baltistan Council Secretariat, Government of Pakistan since devolution of Ministry of Tourism, Government of Pakistan. It enjoys close support of the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO). ACP is Pakistan’s sole representative on the world climbing and mountaineering Federation - Union Internationale Des Associations D’Alpinisme (UIAA) and is the founding member of the Union of Asian Alpine Associations (UAAA). It maintains linkages with other outward bound organisations.