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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!

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Thursday, 12 November 2009

BMC Leading Ladder

14th - 29th November @ The Foundry

The BMC Leading Ladder is a series of fun informal competitions that start in October and run at 24 walls, with 35 rounds right through until the end of March. Each round will have 10 routes ranging from F5+ to F8a, with three ability categories -
• The Improver category is aimed at climbers whose on-sight limit is F6B/6B+.
• The Recreational category is aimed at climb
ers whose on-sight limit is F7A/7B.
• The Elite category is aimed at climbers whose on-sight limit is F7C/8A.

Each category will then be split into male/female and junior/adult.
If you want to enter you can buy a scorecard from Foundry Reception for just £1
Or visit The BMC for more information on the event.