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Mountaineering

Sports Development

We are SUMC. We are a friendly bunch of people who love to climb, boulder and mountaineer all over the UK and beyond. We welcome all levels of ability, so if you're a hardened pro or a complete beginner, we'd love to meet you! With SUMC you join more than just a club, we're an extended family with returning alumni from all over the UK. Get climbing outside, with fortnightly weekend meets all over the UK and our annual Christmas trip abroad.

For plastic junkies, we organise weekly trips to indoor walls and training nights at the Uni bouldering wall. We also represent Team Southampton at climbing competitions. Socials are held every week and range from movie nights to Sumo suits to good old-fashioned pub crawls. Unofficially, our members get up to adventures year round, skiing in the Alps, bouldering in France, ice climbing in Norway, mountaineering in Peru, not to mention rock climbing almost every weekend.

Whatever gets you psyched, there's the opportunity to do it with SUMC. Find out more at www.su-mc.org..


Membership Information

These are the current membership plans offered by Mountaineering, although many groups offer a free period for new members to try out their group.

  • Year Membership (£50)
    A full year's membership, allowing access to all the club's gear, weekly indoor trips and socials, outdoor trips all over the country every other week and the Christmas trip abroad. Additionally, various stores including Cotswold Outdoors offer discounts to SUMC members, and membership automatically grants you BMC membership.
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  • Half Year Membership (£30)
    A half year membership, allowing access to all the club's gear, weekly indoor trips and socials, outdoor trips all over the country every other week and the Christmas trip abroad. Additionally, various stores including Cotswold Outdoors offer discounts to SUMC members, and membership automatically grants you BMC membership.
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This Years Committee

All student groups within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Mountaineering this year are:

  • Carl Heimann
    Treasurer
  • Harry Beadle
    Social Sec
  • Iain Gillespie
    Vice President
  • Benjamin Gilbert
    Meet Sec
  • Sud Sivaneswaran
    Meet Sec
  • Richard Kellar
    Indoor Sec
  • Cara Beynon
    Promo Sec
  • Christabel Goode
    Safety and Skills
  • Tom Mackie
    Gear Sec
  • Peter Hamlin
    Web Sec
  • Otto Scott
    Bouldering
  • Robert Mills
    President

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