Based in one of Sheffield’s biggest green spaces, Millhouses Park, Cliffhanger is one of the UK’s biggest outdoors events, hoping to attract over 20,000 visitors over 2nd and 3rd of July.
This year’s event features elite competitions and professional demonstrations in rock climbing, orienteering, kayaking, mountain biking, running, mountain boarding, skateboarding, slack-lining and adventure racing, and those inspire you then there are plenty of taster sessions available.
Cliffhanger follows close on the heels of the Sheffield Adventure Film Fesitval in March, and is helping to establish the city as a real hub for outdoor sports. “The city’s great vibe and excellent facilities make it the natural choice for visitors to the Peak District” says Event co-organiser Matt Heason from Heason Events. “Over just one weekend in March Sheffield hosted the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival, the Steve Peat Steel City Mountain Bike downhill race; the Climbing Works International Festival and the BMC regional youth climbing finals.”
Tickets for the festival are £6 for adults and £1 for under 17s (under 14s must be accompanied by and adult). Go to www.cliff-hanger.co.uk for more info.