Paul Pritchard – a talk to support the development of our charity

All the way from Tasmania, famous climber & speaker Paul Pritchard will be doing a talk at The Foundry on Sunday 18th December. It is a special event for our charity and after expenses any proceeds will go to club funds. Nick Whittaker is going to introduce Paul, and will introduce our club to the climbing … Continue reading Paul Pritchard – a talk to support the development of our charity

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DMM give us a great write-up

Today, DMM published a news feature on Climbing for All Sheffield, including interviews with some of our climbers and with chair of trustees, Nick Whittaker. Ray Wood of DMM visited us at The Foundry a couple of weeks ago. He met a couple of our climbers and spoke with Nick, Robin and Helen about the … Continue reading DMM give us a great write-up

Climbing for All club launches in Sheffield!!

Red-letter day - 26th September 2016! It's our first club evening. Our six climbers turn up, plus our volunteers, the Sheffield-based committee members, and our Foundry instructors. A great time is had by all. The previous week we had our Taster Session. Eleven climbers! All of them had a climb or two, and all enjoyed … Continue reading Climbing for All club launches in Sheffield!!

Fundraising success

A big thank you to all our donors. Your donations of cash have put the club on a sustainable footing, paying for instructors, training for volunteers, and our small overheads such as affiliation costs. Special mention to our young climbing rep trustee, Clare, who impressively finished a 5km race at Parallel London, spurred onwards by her many … Continue reading Fundraising success

Decision to start a charity

Climbing is too good not to share. We started the Climbing for All Sheffield charity so that we could help more children, young people and adults to climb, regardless of their abilities and disabilities. First Clare climbed, then Rafi too, and some others now and then. Nick had raised funds for equipment, and Nick and … Continue reading Decision to start a charity