/ NEW ARTICLE: Making Moves: Top Tips for Routesetters

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UKC Articles - on 11 Jun 2015
Choose appropriate holds for the grade, 5 kbEvery indoor climber has experienced route setting and knows there is something more behind it than just throwing some holds on a wall, but how do they do it and what are the setters thinking?

In this article, Nate McMullan of the Route Setting Association gives an insight into the work of route setters along with some helpful tips, whether you're just starting out at your local wall or have been setting for a while.



Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=7406
vries007 on 15 Jun 2015
In reply to UKC Articles:

One other tip: Check for length. I'm 1m86, so when I build I check if I can reach the next hold with (roughly) my elbow. I've seen too many routes fail on length-moves. Consider your vertically challenged fellow climber when setting...

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