University of Birmingham Medical Society

Wilderness Medicine

Started several years ago by a group of friends as an excuse to get money to go on weekends away, our group has grown substantially and now organises loads of day, weekend and evening activities to get involved in.

We organise outdoor activities such as: hill walking, canoeing, camping, rock-climbing, white water rafting, mountain biking etc. Several nights each term we head over to a local climbing centre for an evening of bouldering and indoor climbing. Our highlight of the year comes in the form of the Wilderness Skills Weekend; held in the Lake District it involves several days of learning basic mountain first aid lead by expedition doctors whilst enjoying all that the Lakes have to offer, definitely not one to miss!

We’re always open to new ideas, so whether you’re an expert coaster, kite surfer or you’ve climbed Everest a couple of times we’d love to hear from you. If the most you’ve experienced of the outdoors is Bear Grylls on TV don’t worry! Many people on our trips are in the same boat. If you want to find out more check out our facebook page or email us at

Hopefully see you at our upcoming events!

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20 Sep 2017

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