Mountaineering at Loughborough is for anyone who enjoys climbing, walking, mountain biking, skiing, alpine climbing, ice climbing, and bouldering. It is safe to say that we have something on offer for everyone, no matter what level you are.
Athletic Union Club
Our club hosts regular trips to the local climbing walls including:
- The Climbing Station, Loughborough
- Nottingham Climbing Centre
- The Tower – Beaumont Leys, Leicester
- Alter Rock in Derby
- The Climbing Works, Sheffield
Throughout the year we host numerous organised trips and the club aims to support any mountain-based activity. Trips will typically include a variety of activities including walking, climbing and scrambling and cater for all abilities.
We have a couple of training sessions each week to keep our fitness up, one session is cardio based and the other one is strength based. The club owns climbing, camping and mountaineering kit which is available to borrow if needed. Our more advanced climbers compete in the BUCS Climbing Championships.
Coaching and volunteering
Within most sports there are a range of sports volunteering roles and opportunities for you to get involved and gain experience in. This ranges from coaching and officiating to events, marketing and media and sport science support.