A club dedicated to you

One of the university's oldest societies, the hiking club predates the University of Manchester by several decades. In all that time, our goal has been to help everyone get into the great outdoors. We run weekly trips all over the UK, from Snowdonia and the Lakes to the Scottish Highlands, and frequent socials where you can meet like minded people.

We, as a society, are bond by formal rules enshrined in our Constitution. You can find there our aims and all kind of information on how the club is running. We also have an Equality Policy, made by the SU and enforced by our Inclusions Secretary.

Run with love by people (2011/12)

Picture of Markus Arnold
Chair
Markus Arnold
  • Course: 4th Year Medicine
  • Vague Age: 21
  • Spotted On Hike: Wearing bright colours
  • Favourite Mountain: Snowdon
  • Tipple: Green Monsters
  • Contact: chair@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Alastair Darby
Vice-Chair
Alastair Darby
  • Course: 3rd Year Maths PhD
  • Vague Age: 23
  • Spotted On Hike: Hiking
  • Favourite Mountain: Sgurr Alasdair
  • Tipple: Ale
  • Contact: vicechair@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Lisa Hynes
Treasurer
Lisa Hynes
  • Course: 4th Year Pharmacy
  • Vague Age: 21 (forever)
  • Spotted On Hike: Wearing a silly hat
  • Favourite Mountain: Ben Nevis
  • Tipple: Gin and tonic
  • Contact: treasurer@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Laura Negus
Secretary
Laura Negus
  • Course: 1st Year Midwifery
  • Vague Age: 21
  • Spotted On Hike: Eating/falling over
  • Favourite Mountain: Ben More
  • Tipple: Shandy
  • Contact: secretary@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Greg Lusted
Hikes Secretary
Greg Lusted
  • Course: 3rd Year Anatomical Sciences
  • Vague Age: 20
  • Spotted On Hike: With a flute and a hat
  • Favourite Mountain: A rocky one
  • Tipple: Proper beer
  • Contact: hikesec1@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Zhelyo Vasilev
Hikes Secretary
Zhelyo Vasilev
  • Course: 3rd Year Maths and Physics
  • Vague Age: 21
  • Spotted On Hike: 1/Cool scramble
  • Favourite Mountain: Crib Goch, Yeaahaa
  • Tipple: Absenth
  • Contact: hikesec2@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Jonathan Davey
Hikes Secretary
Jonathan Davey
  • Course: 2nd Year, University of Life
  • Vague Age: 21
  • Spotted On Hike: If you're lucky!
  • Favourite Mountain: Braeriach
  • Tipple: Guinness
  • Contact: hikesec3@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Mike Jimenez
Kit Secretary
Mike Jimenez
  • Course: 1st Year Applied Community and Youth Work Studies
  • Vague Age: Somewhere in my twenties
  • Spotted On Hike: Sporting a healthy beard
  • Favourite Mountain: Great Gable
  • Tipple: Crabbies
  • Contact: kit@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Christine Taggart
Publicity and Merchandise Secretary
Christine Taggart
  • Course: 3rd Year Textile Design
  • Vague Age: 21
  • Spotted On Hike: Wandering off
  • Favourite Mountain: Snowdon
  • Tipple: Cider
  • Contact: publicity@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Caroline Roberts
Social Secretary
Caroline Roberts
  • Course: 3rd Year Molecular Biology
  • Vague Age: 21
  • Spotted On Hike: Shivering
  • Favourite Mountain: Anything but Helvellyn
  • Tipple: Bulmers
  • Contact: socialsec1@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Andy Selman
Social Secretary
Andy Selman
  • Course: 3rd Year Environmental Science
  • Vague Age: 21
  • Spotted On Hike: Scrambling in his shades
  • Favourite Mountain: Helvellyn
  • Tipple: Cider - preferably Green Goblin
  • Contact: socialsec2@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Jonathan Heathcote
Transport Secretary
Jonathan Heathcote
  • Course: 3rd Year Computer Science
  • Vague Age: 20
  • Spotted On Hike: Getting lost
  • Favourite Mountain: Blencathra
  • Tipple: Tea...
  • Contact: transport@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Nic Garner
Website Secretary
Nic Garner
  • Course: 1st Year Computer Science
  • Vague Age: 26
  • Spotted On Hike: Talking
  • Favourite Mountain: Table Mountain
  • Tipple: Ale
  • Contact: webmaster@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Greg Lusted
Weekends Secretary
Greg Lusted
  • Course: 3rd Year Anatomical Sciences
  • Vague Age: 20
  • Spotted On Hike: With a flute and a hat
  • Favourite Mountain: A rocky one
  • Tipple: Proper beer
  • Contact: weekends@umhc.org.uk
Picture of Sam Winkler
Nethy Secretary
Sam Winkler
  • Course: MSc Developmental Biology
  • Vague Age: Too old
  • Spotted On Hike: Face down in the snow
  • Favourite Mountain: B├╝rgenstock
  • Tipple: Cider

And a massive thanks to all the old gits who keep badgering us when something is not well done. Also, they are often here too help you mastering some practical skills and ramble about their crazy personal life stories.