DURC climbers regularly take part in climbing and bouldering competitions, from those run locally at Dundee's Avertical World and at other walls around Scotland, to the SUS and BUCS (formerly BUSA) competitions. There are competitions ranging from bouldering to top rope or lead climbing and often there are prizes! Details of upcoming climbing comps are usually posted on our Announcements Forum.
April 2009 saw the first Scottish Universities Bouldering competition in quite a few years. The competition was hosted by Glasgow University Mountaineering Club at EICA Ratho and was well attended with all institutions represented. The Dundee University team was made up of 3 climbers; one a total beginner, one a bouldering competition veteran and one who was much more at home on traditional rock climbs. The climbing was of a very high standard across the board and we were really pleased with a middle of the field finish. Those of us that went down had a great day and are thoroughly looking forward to next years event.