April 23rd, 2024 9:00 am – April 24th, 2024 5:00 pm
XC Climbing Centre, Hemel Hempstead
Route Setting Development (RSD) is the route setting division of the Association of British Climbing Walls, which aims to provide aspiring & established route setters with with recognised qualifications & workshops in order to improve setting safety, productivity & creativity.
This 2-day course is for designated route setters and experienced climbers who want to develop and refine best practice while route setting on roped walls and bouldering walls. This qualification allows holders to route set bottom rope, auto belay and lead climbing routes.
To take part in an RSD Roped Setter Level 1 course you need to have:
- Route setting experience (desirable)
- The ability to climb F6b
- The ability to competently lead climb and safely belay a lead climber
This course covers attachment of holds and the creative process of route design with a particular focus on route setting rescues, rope-work and applicable regulations to ensure you can use safe working practices.
This course includes the use of all necessary equipment for setting and working at height.
After completing this course candidates now need to complete a separate one day assessment. Upon successfully completing the assessment the candidate will be issued with the RSA Level 1 Roped Setter certificate. This certificate is valid for three years.
Please note that in order to book onto this training course, RSD membership is required and can be obtained here
To book: www.arrampica.com/upcoming