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Bouldering Team

This is the place to find all the information about competitions and the climbing team

Ask our indoor secs, Adam Raymond-White or Campbell Sunderland, if you have any questions about the Bouldering team or up and coming competitions ([email protected])

What is the bouldering team? The Bouldering Team is made up of 15 people who represent the UoB in a whole host of competitions. Who can be on this team? Any and all UMBC members can try out to be on the team. Why try out you may ask? Well because bouldering is an awesome way to improve your climbing skills/strength and being in the team gives you a chance to represent your University in competitions across the UK. How often does the team train? We will try to get a training session in at least once a week (in addition to Redpoint on wednesdays) where we'll boulder together and give each other valuable beta (advice). Most common question: how do you compete, is it a race? Well not really, usually in bouldering competitions there will be a set of routes and you will get points for completing a route, with less points being awarded for the more attempts made and individual's points will be added together to get a team score. So if you're keen to boulder and want to be part of the fun keep an eye out for when the try outs are happening and come along!

The Team of 2017-2018


The Results

 Competition Results
ubmc finishing place
 top stoats
MUBS Round 4 (2016)
 Team 1=1st Team 2=6th; Team 3=5th
Jack Poppelwell + Alice Boughton 
 BUCS Champioship (2016)
 Male team= 6th; Female team= 17th
Jack Poppelwell + Maggie Knight 
MUBS Round 3 (2016)
 Team 1= 1st; Team 2=4th; Team 3=5th
Jack Poppelwell + Maggie Knight
MUBS Round 2 (2015)
Team 1= 1st; Team 2= 3rd;  Team 3= 5th   
Jack Poppelwell + Alice Boughton 
  MUBS Round 1 (2015)
  Team 1= 1st; Team 2= 3rd;  Team 3= 4th 
Jack Poppelwell + Alice Boughton
 MUBS Round 2 (2014)
 Team 1= 1st; Team 2= 2nd; Team 4= 4th; Team 3= 8th
 Jack Poppelwell + Ellie Rymer
MUBS Round 1 (2014)  
  Team 1= 1st; Team 2= 2nd; Team 3= 7th; Team 4= 8th
Jack Poppelwell & Ellie Rymer
BUCS Championship (2014)
  Dexter + Hazel
Midlands Universities Bouldering Series leg 2   
   Team 1= 1st; Team 2= 2nd; Team 3= 5th
  Dexter & Hazel
Midlands Universities Bouldering Series leg 1
     Team 1= 1st; Team 2= 4th 
Saadat & Hazel 
Patrick Hill & Rachel Takacs 
 Alex Dexter & Annie Byans

Past Teams