Reach

"Reach" is an incredible film of our founder climber Clare’s climbing journey. Directed by Matt Lloyd, with footage from The Foundry and from Clare’s first climb at Horseshoe Quarry, it shows how climbing can get you out of your wheelchair. This film premiered at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2019, and won Gold in ‘Made in … Continue reading Reach

Summing up the last 3 years?!

Where have we been since we last dropped a blog post in December 2016?! Well, we have been a long, long way. There is a great deal to report on. Lots of climbers have climbed at our CfAS club sessionsWe have climbers still climbing with us since 2016, we have joiners in 2017, joiners in … Continue reading Summing up the last 3 years?!

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