CLIMBING

hello, we are the essex blades climbing club


With our own recently refurbished Climbing wall on campus, our Climbing Club is very popular. The club engage predominantly in climbing and bouldering, with a dash of mountaineering, including trips across the UK and further afield.

 

How many teams do we have?

We don't have any divisions; the team is comprised of athletes of all skills. We have friendly, in-house competitions and external competitions, including BUCS Nationals!

 

Recent honours?

Essex Blades Bronze Standard Club - 2016/17
Essex Blades Gold Standard Club - 2017/18
Essex Blades Silver Standard Club - 2018/19

 

Do I need anything else before I get involved?

All you need is positive energy and an eager attitude. The club provides all gear for beginners, just wear comfortable clothing and trainers.

Join us*


To be a part of the club, you need to join up as a member. All of the different club membership options are listed below with a description of what each membership covers.

* Please note that your membership information will be used in conjunction with Essex Sport (University), purely for the purpose of providing access to required facilities and data analysis. Your data will not be shared with anyone else or used for marketing purposes.

* Please note that due to COVID-19 we are identifying what activities are able to be played in line with UK Government and National Governing Bodies for sport guidelines.  Due to this, we have suspended playing memberships until we have a clearer picture of training and competition opportunities for 2020/21.

By purchasing a membership you are agreeing to the club's code of conduct. 

 

Please note, as memberships have to be uploaded to the Essex Sport system manually, it may take 3-5 working days before you are able to book onto your session via the Essex Sport app and attend training sessions. Should you have any problems, please email scadmin@essex.ac.uk  

Training times


REGULAR CLUB TRAINING SESSIONS resume tHE WEEK COMMENCING tbc*.
 

 

*Due to national lockdown, training sessions are currently suspended.  

club training

tbc | climbing wall

All club members welcome.

 

club training

tbc | climbing wall

All club members welcome.

 

club training

tbc| climbing wall

All club members welcome.

 

club training

tbc| climbing wall

All club members welcome.

 

Please note, club training times listed above are during University term-time oNLY.

LOOKING FOR A DIFFERENT WAY TO PLAY?


Through Essex Sport, we also offer different ways to play the sports you love. Join our ‘Learn to’ Climbing course, by contacting Liam, one of our Sports Development Coordinators, at l.mcdougall@essex.ac.uk for more information!

Club committee


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ALEXANDER HART


president
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MOUSTAPHA BAYA


vice-president
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SAUL MARTIN KEY


treasurer
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SAMUEL ENGEL


welfare officer
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HAMZA ERIC KAZMI


publicity, communications & covid officer
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TBC


Secretary
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tbc


Social Secretary
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tbc


Trip Secretary
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tbc


Competition Officer
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tbc


Competition Secretary
 
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tbc


Volunteering & Fundraising Officer
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tbc


Alumni Officer
 

UPCOMING EVENTS