Resources

'Everyone needs help from everyone.'


Route Setting on YouTube

Route setting playlist with various short videos and interviews.

Route Setting on Vimeo

Quite a bit of content here, some interview and instructional, mixed in gym produced clips.

Eric Karlsson Bouldering

A YouTube channel with a heap of HD indoor climbing footage. Great for psyche building, motivation, and even features a few routesetting videos.

Louis Anderson Book

The only book on route setting that I know of. An awesome read, and featuring articles written by some of the best setters around.

ChalkTalk Podcast

A climbing industry podcast, with a number of episodes featuring route setters, along with gym owners, hold shapers, and general industry experts.

Route Crafting Blog

No longer updated, but some great articles on route setting techniques and general tips.

Tick Tape Tighten

Route setters collaborative website. Setter's tips, interviews, FAQ, USA compensation data, and a professional setters database.

Climbing Hold Review

As advertised - reviews of climbing holds.

AwesomeRouteSetting.com

A routesetting blog with tips, interviews, and a whole lot more.

Route Setting Association

An international association for professional route setters. A fantastic, important initiative.