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, 22 September 2009


Well, all the bouldering down at the Foundry has been completely reset now, and its circuit time!

Pick up a circuit topo at reception and get ticking!

There are five circuits with problems located right round the centre:

Kids circuit - Font 3a - 5a
Level 1 - Font 3a - 5b
Level 2 - Font 5b - 6c
Level 3 - Font 6c - 7b+
Elite circuit - Individually graded....

- Mark Armitage working through the level 2 circuit

- Tom