/ Want to learn professional route setting?

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ClimbUK - on 11 Aug 2017 -
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Ever wondered how fantastic indoor routes and boulder problems come into existence? Are you looking to equip yourself with a new set of skills that could lead to future work? Or maybe you’ve already done some route setting and are looking to reconcile your existing experience with a professional qualification?

This one day direct entry qualification course will teach you the fundamentals of un-roped route setting on commercial climbing walls and will provide you with a nationally recognised Route Setting Association (RSA) Level 1 qualification.

The course will be hosted at Beacon Climbing Centre, North Wales by renowned professional route setter, Beacon centre manager and RSA Trainer; Alex Mason, with the course syllabus including: route setting good practice, understanding the creative process, setting for children, hold attachment, ladder use, WAH (work at height) regulations, equipment/tools, setting productivity, forcing moves and grading. The course is aslo approved for 1 MTA or AMI CPD point.

If you want to take part, you should be a keen climber/boulderer and have the ability to climb a minimum of Font 6b indoors. The course is mainly practical and will include a good amount of bouldering so bring your climbing kit. All equipment is provided but if you have your own, you are welcome to bring it.

Course details.
Venue: Beacon Climbing Centre
Date: Friday 15th September 2017
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Price: £75 / person

Places are limited to 6 so we recommend booking as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Further information and online booking at
ClimbUK - on 22 Aug 2017 -
In reply to ClimbUK:

Due to demand, we have now added an additional date, Monday 18th September. 4 places currently remain for this date.

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