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SUMC year so far!

(pic: casual crushing at Boiler Slab, Gower) Hello everyone new and old to SUMC 2015/16! We've had a fantastic start to the year so far with huge turnouts on our first two fresher’s meets and our first trip to Wales this year. Fresher's 1 was great start to the year. Top-form throughout with fresher’s doing excellent and our more experienced members such as Princess successfully beasting an E1! Former pres Spoon finally met his match in a game of touch the cup ending in an outright victory. Fresher's 2 was ... read more

Newsletter 17/01/15

Hey guys, a very belated Happy New Year and welcome along to our first newsletter of 2015! Our featured photo this week is of Ben crushing it at Wied Babu on the Malta trip, can't believe this was nearly a month ago... Hopefully everyone's getting through the exam blues (only a week to go!) and is ready for an exciting second semester of SUMC action. And we've got a lot of exciting things to tell you about... AGM - Wed 25th Feb There's just over 4 weeks until the club's ... read more

Newsletter 15/11/14

Busy week this week. Our photo of the week comes from LUBE last Saturday, where our teams did really well, coming 16th and 17th (consistent!). LUBE round 2 is coming up in two weeks time and as usual there's opportunity to get involved, let us know if you fancy having a go. Here's everything you need to know for this week... Cornwall Next weekend the club is off to Cornwall for a weekend of super-adventurous trad climbing on some of the most impressive sea cliffs in the country. We're talking ... read more

Newsletter 17/10/2014

Hello everyone, welcome to the second newsletter of the year. Sorry this is a little late, the plan from now on will be to get it out Friday lunchtime every week so you've got all the deets for the upcoming week of SUMC awesomeness. The Gower This weekend we're off the the Gower peninsula in South Wales. Single pitch climbs starting from the beach, multipitching huge limestone towers and finger-shredding sport climbing, there's a bit of everything! The signup goes live at 7am Monday morning for minibus spaces. We're expecting ... read more

BMC Winter Lecture at Southampton University

Exciting news! We're hosting another BMC Lecture at Southampton this December! The BMC Lecture Series is designed to equip you with skills and inspire you to get out climbing in the mountains this Winter. British Mountain Guides Neil Johnson and James Thacker will prepare you for the winter, covering skills such as navigation, footwork and avalanche awareness. The night is sponsored by Lowe Alpine and there will be a free prize daw on the night. The event will be held on Wednesday 3rd December in the Murray Building, starting at ... read more