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Paraclimbing Routesetting Clinic 

In-depth instructional clinic for setting for
adaptive athletes

Tuesday November 14th - Saturday November 18th
The Riveter, Asheville, NC

About

This multi-day instructional clinic will provide routesetters an in-depth knowledge and skill to set for Adaptive Climbing. The 5-day clinic will culminate in the Southeast Paraclimbing Competition. Clinic attendees will incorporate setting routes for the competition throughout the clinic and on the day of competition, will have an opportunity to watch competitive adaptive athletes climb their routes.

Note: This is not a USAC sanctioned clinic and does not provide any certification. This clinic is designed for routesetters or routesetting directors looking to learn more about adaptive routesetting from a competition standpoint but will also provide the necessary info to better serve the adaptive community, commercially, at their home facility.

Instructors

Aaron Davis

Aaron is the Head Setter at BlocHaven in Greenville, SC, a USAC L4 National Chief Routesetter/Instructor and IFSC Paraclimbing Routesetter. He has been setting for USAC Paraclimbing National events since 2019 plus over 15 years setting commercially and for championship competitions around the country. 

 

Nohl Haeckel

Nohl is the Director of Setting at Flowstone Climbing in Redlands, CA, a USAC L5 National Chief Routesetter/Instructor and IFSC Paraclimbing Routesetter. He has been setting USAC Paraclimbing National events since 2018 plus over 15 years setting commercially and for championship competitions around the country. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum of 2 years Rope Access Routesetting

  • Minimum of having set 2 top rope/lead competitions 

  • Minimum Forerunning level of 5.11a

  • USAC L1 or higher certification (preferred)

  • Must have own setting equipment

    • impact driver, bits, etc. 

    • leash/tether(s) for working at height

    • setting harness

    • helmet

    • RIG, pulley(s), directionals, etc. 

    • setting bucket(if possible)

    • safety glasses, ear protection

    • own static rope (if you have it) for ascending/hauling

    • any other gear you use for route setting at height

  • Strong desire to learn more about Adaptive Routesetting

Cost: $600 per person.

What's Included

Para/Adaptive Setters Workshop (championship) (Elite) 

Category-specific sets

1:1 feedback from Aaron Davis / Nohl Haekel

In-depth instructional clinic for setting for adaptive athletes

Watch competitive adaptive athletes climb your routes (para-nationals simulation comp)

Learn to set for your local gym athletes.

Lunch each day.

Attendees should arrange their own travel/accommodation. We can help connect you all to arrange group accommodation if preferred.

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