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, 23 May 2011

More new routes.... and a bank holiday.

Ash is currently stripping routes from lines K and M on the main wall. New routes will be up on these lines today and tomorrow.

Also, next week is a bank holiday.

That means, Monday 30th May, the Foundry will close at 8PM rather than 10.


Tuesday, 17 May 2011

New routes on main wall

Following a BMC National competition route setters course we now have 12 new mid to hard graded routes from 6c+ through to 8a+ on the prow of the main wall.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Reset of Vertical wall and Foundry slab May 3rd/4th

Still busy seting this week Ash and Steve are creating master pieces from 3+ to 6c+, including some interesting variations around the offwidth chimney abd laybacks!