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Route Setter Magazine

The trade magazine for the indoor climbing industry

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Route setter magazine

Is your gym up to speed on the latest innovations?

The steady progression and professionalization of the climbing industry, especially in indoor climbing, calls for an expert examination into many aspects of climbing as a business. Route Setter is a new business magazine dedicated entirely to the indoor climbing industry. The focus of the first issue is on the topic of today's requirements for modern and contemporary climbing gym management and the further development of route setting. Check out the magazine to discover new trends and tips on how to improve your gym!


Issue #6

Physios & Prehab for Routesetters
Creating SPACE in Wartime Ukraine
Interviews with Olga Niemiec & Björn Pohl
Progress in Padding
RSM Photo Contest
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Issue #5

RSM International Survey
Lords of the boards
Climbing in Singapore
Route Setting & Red-S
RSM Photo Contest
Digital version available here

Issue #4

Faster, higher, stronger
Inspiring initiatives
Climbing holds part II
RSM photo contest
Product catalogue
Digital version available here

Issue #3

Setting around the world
Sharma climbing
Celebrating diversity
Crisis management
Product catalogue
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Issue #2

Gym concepts 2.0
Climbing holds
Route setters international
Product catalogue
Digital version available here

Issue #1

Gym management
Route setting
Product catalogue
Digital version available here

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Route Setter Magazine International Survey 2022

Our survey this year focuses on the current demands and needs of gym managers and route setters. With your help, we hope to gain a more comprehensive understanding of these needs. The results will be published in this year’s issue of Route Setter Magazine. Your participation is greatly appreciated, and will be rewarded with...

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