We are a friendly bunch of people who boulder, climb and mountaineer all over the UK and beyond. All levels of ability are welcome so whether you haven't climbed before or you've just sent your futuristic V9 project we'd love you meet you. We're more than just a club; when you join SUMC you join a family with alumni members who return for club events from all over the UK. We run weekly indoor climbing meets (both bouldering and roped) alongside our fortnightly outdoor meets around the UK and our Christmas Trip sport climbing in Europe. Every week we also have a social which ranges from pub crawls and movie nights to kid's play areas and slacklining. We also set the bouldering problems in the University's climbing wall, where we run our skills courses covering climbing technique, roped rescue and remote outdoor first aid. Whatever gets you psyched, you can do it with us in SUMC. Check us out at SUMC.uk.
All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Mountaineering this year are:
Bouldering & Comps
Safety and Skills
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These are the current membership fees offered by Mountaineering, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.
|Semester 1 Membership||£20.00||28/09/2020 - 26/02/2021||Membership for semester 1, allowing access to all the club's gear and events. Additionally, various stores including Cotswold Outdoors offer discounts to SUMC members, and membership automatically grants you BMC membership. Note: SUMC membership does not require Sports and Wellbeing membership.|
All SUSU clubs & societies must have a Constitution which governs how they runDownload Constitution
Health & Safety
All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Mountaineering are available to view below
- Traditional Climbing (28/08/2020)
- SUMC Mountainous Area 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Weekend Meets Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Travel Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Traditional Climbing Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Sea Cliff Climbing Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Route-setting Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Competition Climbing Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Bouldering Wall Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Multipitch Climbing 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Outdoor Bouldering Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Indoor Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)
- SUMC Online Activities Risk Assessment 2020-21 (30/09/2020)