So, I got a bit bored at the gym climbing routes last month. Just doing the same handful of routes over and over got tiring so I decided to start setting routes. So far I have set 4 routes and have enjoyed the process WAY more than I thought I would. I am still a noOb, but I learned a lot on my first few routes and have my systems and tools a bit more dialed. I am really looking forward to spending more time setting in the future and leaning much much more about movement, style, aesthetics, hold types/shapes, grades...... and so much more.
Also, It has turned out to be a great way to lose yourself in the moment and quite relaxing. Who knew?!
I also started to read this blog; http://routecrafting.blogspot.com/ it seems to be a bit focused on comp setting, but there is SO much good info in it to learn from. "Happy setting"