INTRO TO ROUTESETTING

The Workshop

You want to explore the possibility of a career in routesetting? You came to the right place! The Intro to Setting workshop is a great way to get a foot in the door and start learning about the wonderful wild world of setting. 

What will I learn?

  • What does it mean to set commercially?
  • Basic tools and ladder safety
  • Holds choice and route planning
  • Quality control

Workshop Details

  • 8 participants
  • 3 days (8 hours per day): 2 days of setting*, 1 day of rope access*
  • Cost: FREE (value: $125 + tax)

* The 2 days of setting will focus on bouldering setting. Routesetting theory will be taught as well.

** Depending on the accessibility of a route gym

Who's it for?

  • Womxn who have never set before or have very limited experience setting

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have at least 1.5 years of climbing experience
  • Must be able to climb V4 or higher and must be able to climb 5.10 or higher.
  • Must have a lead accreditation

How do I apply?

  • Fill out the form below & write us a letter of intent (send us the letter of intent by email to b.i.g@thebiginitiative.ca)
  • Due to the limited amount of spaces in the workshops, a selection process will determine who gets in. To be considered for the selection, applicants must meet all the criteria mentioned above. The selection will be determined by the letter of intent.

 

2019 locations & dates

Montreal 

  • Dates: July 1st to July 3rd 2019
  • Location: Allez Up
  • Cost: FREE (value: $125 + tax)
  • Application open from May 28th to June 13th
  • Applicants will be contacted by June 15th to find out if they have been selected
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Toronto

  • Dates: July 8th to July 10th 2019
  • Location: Up the Bloc & Joe Rockhead's
  • Cost: FREE (value: $125 + tax)
  • Application open from May 28th to June 13th
  • Applicants will be contacted by June 15th to find out if they have been selected
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Victoria

  • Dates: July 29th to July 31st 2019
  • Location: Crag X
  • Cost: FREE (value: $125 + tax)
  • Application open from May 28th to July 8th
  • Applicants will be contacted by July 11th to find out if they have been selected
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Halifax

  • Dates: August 28th to August 30th 2019
  • Location: Seven Bays Bouldering (there will be no rope access training during this workshop)
  • Cost: FREE (value: $100 + tax)
  • Application open from May 28th to July 15th
  • Applicants will be contacted by July 18th to find out if they have been selected
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