February 25, 2020

Hello there again, we hope you have been doing well! We just went on our second residential for the year the past Reading Week and have loads to update you on, so here is a quick blog post with some pictures to share!

As the dates of the Exmoor Residential Trip approach...

December 1, 2019

As the term comes to a close and we all get excited to get home, eat to much and drink ourselves merry, let’s have a look back at the amazing time the hiking club has had.

The semester started strong with give it a go and Try It! Walks as well as our Greenwich and pub q...

October 15, 2019

It is the start of a new year again! To the new faces of the club, thank you for coming to our taster sessions over the past two weekends, it is so great to have you on board with us this year. To the old members, thank you for joining us again, and we hope that you wi...

February 25, 2019

Congratulations on making it so far through this academic year with us! It’s already time to think about next year though! Do you think you have what it takes to help run our club?

All of our committee positions are up for election, and you can nominate yourself fo...

January 3, 2019

One word to describe last term (and possibly the year) for the Hiking Club? Phenomenal.

It’s been phenomenal witnessing how much the club has grown last year, with more than 1000 sign-ups at the Welcome Fair, more than 300 of you coming for our Try It! Walks (shoutout t...

March 7, 2018

With much anticipation, the advanced party assembled inside the ugliest station in London. UCL Hiking Club was beginning its first residential trip of 2018. After everyone arrived at the station, the group made a frantic dash for the train, the Vice-President fumbled a...

January 31, 2018

Many ramblers swear by hiking boots. Others, choose not to wear them at all. Here I weigh in on what's appropriate for the kind of walk that we do at UCL Hiking Club.

Why wear walking shoes or boots at all? 

Often, walkers cite additional foot and ankle support as the ma...

November 22, 2017

Our first overnight trip this year was a great experience for me with lots of great people, incredibly beautiful landscapes, one emergency and two funny nights out.

Weymouth & Portland

Our destination was Weymouth which is located in the centre along the Jurass...

November 2, 2017

Although only a small group, we made our time in the Lake District count with three beautiful hikes around this brilliant landscape, all planned and led by Tassilo.

Organised by yours truly, we left London Euston on a Saturday morning in mid-July and caught a cab from t...

September 8, 2017

As we lead up to the start of another year for UCL Hiking Club, let’s take a look at what the committee has been doing to prepare.

At the beginning of the summer, UCL Union announced they were undergoing a rebranding process over the summer, and that they would now be k...

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