Head Routesetter

Head Routesetter

Earth Treks Climbing and Fitness

Sharing Our Passion For Climbing

Earth Treks is looking for a Head Routesetter for its Hampden, Maryland location coming Winter/Spring 2018. This is a great opportunity to be a part of the setting program at Earth Treks first bouldering only facility. The majority of routesetting will be in Hampden, but there will be additional setting at the other Earth Treks facilities. Earth Treks offers an industry leading pay scale for routesetting, with tons of growth potential for the right individual.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all routesetting activities in the gym
  • Partner with the Gym Director and Director of Routesetting
  • Uphold Earth Treks safety standards
  • Mentoring of full-time and part-time routesetters
  • Set inspired routes/problems on a daily basis
  • Set for climbing competitions at other Earth Treks facilities
  • Help with general facility maintenance when needed
  • Any and all duties as assigned


  • Previous Experience as a Head Routesetter preferred
  • Extensive routesetting experience and passion for the sport a must
  • Comp setting experience is a plus
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic team-oriented environment
  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to climb at least 5.12/V8 preferred

Additional Information:

  • Full-time position (with flexibility for climbing trips)
  • Production based pay when routesetting
  • Paid hourly for other gym duties
  • Health benefits available
  • Rapidly expanding company
  • Employment starting Feb 2018

Email resume, cover letter, references and Earth Treks Job Application to: Ward Byrum Director of Routesetting, [email protected]

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