Route Setting in the Crossfire – Does Competitive Climbing Have a Problem?

In the latest issue of Beta, we accompanied Alexander Megos at the European Championships in Munich and explored the question: does our sport have a problem with route setting?

In the twenty-third edition of BETA we accompany Alexander Megos. during the European Championships in Munich and look over his shoulder. We also got to the bottom of route setting and spoke to athletes, coaches and route setters.

Because the route setting at competitions is always in the crossfire of criticism. Athletes shoot hard. What do the route setters say about this? What needs to change?

Routesetters criticized – Beta 23

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