Welcome to The Foundry Blog....

Opening its doors back in 1991, The Foundry has been at the heart of the Sheffield and UK climbing scenes ever since. Almost two decades on, the centre continues to provide a world class environment for climbers, whether you're new to the sport or about to tick your first Font 8b!

The blog will keep you up to date with the activity and achievements that are going on in and around The Foundry.

Hope to see you soon! - Neil Bentley (Centre Manager)

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

January Route Setting - New Year, New Routes....

A busy month begins for the Foundry Route Setting Team:

- 15 New Routes have been set on the Vertical CragX wall, including a 4m/16ft vertical hand jamming crack/layback!

- January 19th-22nd, Reset of the Five Ten Prow, Main Wall and Stepped Roofs, including new volumes, tufas and features.

- January 26th-28th, Full reset of the Wave & Bleaustone bouldering walls.

Lots of inspiring new routes & problems to test all ages and abilities.......