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)

Monday, 24 January 2011

The Big vertical Marathon - Charity Climb Challenge

Starting on 22nd January, two climbers began attempting to climb the height of a marathon, thats 42,195m!! Not only that they will be doing it over 7 days at 7 different climbing centres around the country.
They will be climbing here on Thursday 27th so please come and support them.
The challenge is to raise money for Cancer Research.
Visit the event website at http://www.thebigvmt.org.uk/.

They need belayers so anyone willing to give up any time for this please come along.