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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

Newsletter 07/10/2014

Hello everyone, welcome along to our first weekly newsletter! We're hoping from now on to bring you all of the club's news in one neatly wrapped package. And this being the start of term, we've got loads for you this week... Cotswold Social Next Thursday (16th October) we've got a private evening over at cotswold in Hedge End, for all your new climbing gear needs. There'll be loads of staff and opinionated SUMC members on hand to help you out too! And of course you'll have the standard SUMC 20% ... read more

What a Weekend!

Wow, what a weekend! I'm so unbelievably proud of this club right now. I want to say a massive thank you to everyone who came down over the weekend to help, you guys made this weekend more of a success than I could have imagined! Firstly Big Climb. You think you've set people a challenge, and then they blow it out of the water! THREE times the height of Everest in 24 hours, 26,544 m of ascent, 3360 times up the wall. I was amazed at the amount of psyche ... read more

Freshers Events are Here!

If you're looking to get involved with SUMC or just want to give climbing a go, then read on! Here's all the stuff we'll be getting up to over the Freshers' period: Bunfight Wed 24th September, 10am-4pm, SUSU Building We, along with all the other clubs and socs, will be waiting for you guys all day at the bunfight. If you want to know anything about the club, come along and have a chat, we'd love to see you. Look out for our wonderful committee in their bright green T ... read more

AU Club Colours for Robin Head

It's taken us quite a long time to get round to presenting this, but we're super-excited to announce that Robin Head was selected for a Club Colours award at the AU Awards last year. For those that don't know, Robin has been devoting his time for the best part of 4 years to looking after the bouldering wall. Starting out on the committee, he then carried on this huge job when his term was up, totally voluntarily. He organises all the resets and has built up a great relationship with ... read more