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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)

Thursday, 19 March 2009

BMC Leading Ladder Final - April 4th

This event will have climbers from all over the country testing their leading skills on 5 different routes for each of the 3 categories. The Main wall and Furnace will be open to competitors only on this day. The Foundry will open for registration at 9am
The 3 categories are Improver doing 6a, 6a+, 6b, 6b+, 6c. Recreational doing 6b+, 6c, 7a, 7b, 7c and Elite doing 7a, 7b, 7c, 8a, 8b. There will be 15 routes in total so two of 6b+, 6c, 7a, 7b and 7c. There will be prizes for top 3 in each category male/female and under 16 m/f.