Sports Center

Rock Climbing: Route Setting Introduction

Instructor: Drew White

This is an intro to route setting on a teaching wall. Class provides instruction for new routesetters, giving individuals an opportunity to learn and practice fundamental routesetting skills valuable for commercial routesetting. Each routesetter is asked to set both routes and boulder problems and is given the opportunity to work with others in the forerunning process, gaining valuable feedback from peers and instructor. Routesetters gain insight into methods and techniques dealing with efficiency, hold manipulation, creative movement, aesthetics, and forerunning process.Please be in athletic attire. Bring your climbing shoes, chalk bag, and harness if you have one.