Established in 1972, SMC is a friendly club which caters for mixed abilities in a wide range of outdoor pursuits involving hills/mountains, such as rock climbing, mountaineering, hill walking, mountain biking, adventure racing and skiing.

Members of the club regularly meet for climbing and bouldering on Tuesdays from 19:30-22:00 at Rockstar Climbing Centre in Stratton. So if you want to meet us, that's one place to find us!

We also have a social gathering the second Tuesday of each month from 21:00. This is normally at the Wheatsheaf Ale House pub in Swindon's Old Town, but check with us beforehand!

Club meets are organised most months to various parts of the UK. For more details, see the meets page.

You can also find us on Facebook!



Latest SMC News

  • Tim Peake spots good Munro weather! Click here for the FaceBook link.
    Posted 27 Feb 2016, 11:16 by Steve King
  • Logo-tastic! At February's Club Social Evening I put some paper and pens on the table and challenged the members present to sketch some ideas for the new Club logo.Well ...
    Posted 14 Feb 2016, 13:07 by Steve King
  • Late January indoor climbing Another successful indoor climbing meet to the Reading Climbing Centre. Lots of bouldering, top roping and leading, fun was had by all.Meet attendees included:BenCelia & Uni friendsEmily ...
    Posted 31 Jan 2016, 13:01 by Natalie Burke
  • Gathering to hear tales of an epic in the Dolomites and Austria Colin Beechey and Mike Porter's talk about their epic adventures in the Dolomites and Austria was well attended. Here is a snapshot from the evening. Photograph courtesy of Chris ...
    Posted 17 Jan 2016, 10:12 by Natalie Burke
  • Sunday climbing at Reading Many thanks to Ross for organising an impromptu climbing session at the Reading Climbing Centre (http://www.readingclimbingcentre.com/ ). Meet attendees included: Natalie,Ross, Sarah, Simon and Zoe. A great ...
    Posted 10 Jan 2016, 13:06 by Natalie Burke
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