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)

Tuesday, 31 March 2009

It's a cinch

NEW IN! The Trango Cinch is another 'autoblocking' belay device a bit like the GriGri. It's considerably lighter in the hand than its competitors although sadly no lighter on the wallet and it comes in a lovely green colour.