Regional Head Routesetter

Regional Head Routesetter

Momentum Indoor Climbing

Rapidly growing SLC-based Momentum Indoor Climbing is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Regional Head Route Setter for its Seattle-area gyms opening in 2018 and 2019.

Momentum SoDo (bouldering only) is set to open late August of 2018 and Momentum Seattle (routes and boulders) is currently predicted to open in Spring of 2019. Combined, these gyms will have a combined footprint of 61,000 feet and bring over 36,000 square-feet of climbing surface to the Seattle area. SoDo will be Momentum’s third bouldering-only facility and will be served by a 550 square foot setter’s room with additional storage. All the bouldering areas will be accessed by concrete pathways to allow for rolling-cart setting.  Designed from the ground up to be routesetter-friendly, Momentum Seattle’s roped walls will be accessed with two in-house lifts. A 1500 square-foot setter’s room will serve the roped and bouldering areas at this gym.


The Seattle Regional Head Routesetter will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring consistent route quality and grading across the gyms
  • Building a cohesive setting team in Seattle, who work together and have fun
  • Ensuring adherence to Momentum setting and facility guidelines for individual setters
  • Managing a routesetting schedule and associated payroll budgets
  • Communicating and working directly with Momentum HQ in SLC
  • Daily setting with the local crews and with intermittently visiting SLC crews
  • Oversee training and evaluations for new and existing local setters
  • Managing and overseeing each gym’s hold budget

Qualified applicants will have:

  • Minimum 3 years commercial Head Routesetting experience in a roped and bouldering environment
  • Ability to forerun/set up to V10 and 5.13
  • Ability to manage route inventory and hold orders
  • Lift setting experience
  • Youth setting experience
  • USAC comp and Chief setting experience preferred

Compensation, benefits and perks:

  • Full time salary, $30 – $35 / hour DoE
  • Participation in Momentum’s health insurance plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Participation in 401k plan
  • Signing bonus to help with relocation to Seattle area
  • Work for a fast moving company led by lifetime rock climbers who place a high value on growth opportunities for route setters



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