We are SUMC.

Need Adventure? Love Climbing? 

So do we.


SUMC runs weekly climbing sessions, socials, fortnightly meets around the UK and annual trips abroad!

We're here for beginners, plastic junkies and nails climbers alike.

To find out more click here, or check out our upcoming events and latest news.



Upcoming event


Fri 20th - Sun 22nd Oct. 2017

Event starts in

12 hours, 58 minutes


17:30 at University Concourse

Recent blog posts

What types of climbing are there?

There are quite a few types of climbing out there and sometimes it can be a bit confusing trying to understand it all. Hopefully this will explain some of it for you. Indoor bouldering: plastic holds are put on the walls. People climb without ropes or harnesses. It’s just your ... read more

Wet and Wild in the Peak District

Following glorious sunshine for weeks on end, a small group of us decided to make our way up to the Peak District…just as it started to rain. What follows is a short account of our activities, which can also double as a guide to making the most of wet weather. ... read more

Queuing for Classics on the Bank Holiday in Snowdonia

This weekend a few of us headed up to Snowdonia to get on some of the most classic climbs in Wales. Here are a few photos to show what we got up to (plus a poem we found in the toilet of the hut) : And a charming little ditty: read more