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UCLCMC is UCL's premier rock climbing and mountaineering club.

We meet every Wednesday and Friday at the Castle Climbing Centre for a few hours of climbing and afterward, you can usually find us in the Brownswood Tavern down the road.

Becoming a member of the club gives you the opportunity to learn something, gain new heights and meet new people. 

Throughout the year, we run trips to Portland, the Peaks, and places as far as Spain and Sicily. Members often organize their own trips as well; they can usually be found getting their fix of snow and ice in Scotland during the winter and the Alps during the summer seasons. 

We can support you by loaning gear, giving advice and teaching anyone who needs help. Our gear cupboard contains thousands of pounds worth of advanced climbing and mountaineering kit, which you have access to. If you don't know what you're doing, don't worry, we're here to teach beginners and help improve your skills and knowledge.

By joining the club, you will become a student member of the British Mountaineering Council (BMC). This gives you access to online resources, forums, brand and store discounts, and insurance. 

We also arrange social events around campus and London like club crawls, movie nights and talks from the BMC.

If you're one of the competitive, power screaming, try-hard boulderers, you'll be happy to know that we compete in competitions like BUCS and LUBE. This year, we plan on running a bouldering event in the London Varsity, our annual university competition against King's College London.

Whether it's rock climbing, competing, alpine mountaineering, or just an interest in the great outdoors, people of all abilities and levels are welcome; come and see what we're all about!

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Email us at climbing.ucl@gmail.com

This Club is Pride in Sport Accredited

UCL Climbing and Mountaineering Club have signed the Zero Tolerance to Sexual Harassment Pledge.

Date established: 
September 1985