Setting for the Future

Video by Jon Vickers and Ben Neilson / Story by Zoë Zulauf Ware / Jenna St. Germain has worked just about every job in a climbing gym besides owning one. While picking up extra hours washing holds, she started to notice the variations in shape and form, observing the different …

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Momentum Silver Street Opening Set

Video by Jon Vickers / When you set a gang of some of the best routesetters in the American West loose on a gym full of blank climbing walls, the best way to describe it is “kids in a candy store.” Whether you’re trying out bouldering for the first time, sussing out sequences …

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Setter Series: Competition Setting with Joel

Momentum Millcreek Head Setter Joel Zerr discusses some consideration for setting a competition and why he is so passionate about setting for the next generation of competition climbers. Setter Series: Competition Setting with Joel from Momentum Indoor Climbing on Vimeo. Video by Jon Vickers, Austin Tucker, Bruce Wilson and Rodrigo Arroyo …

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Setter Series: Aesthetics with Steven

Video by Jon Vickers / In our second episode of Momentum’s Setter Series we focus on the look and feel of a route or problem. Route Setting Director Steven Jeffery weighs in on how he uses Aesthetics to take his setting from being simply cool moves to something inspiring that you want …

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Adapt and Overcome

Story by Caitlin Christensen /  If you’ve been to Sandy or Millcreek on a Wednesday evening, you may have seen a group of kids climbing with Splore in the Rock On! Program, a mentoring-based climbing program for children with disabilities and their siblings. One of the more recognizable  children in the …

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‘SJ’: A Setter’s Story

Story by Jon Vickers / If you’ve climbed around Salt Lake in the last quarter century, it’s likely you know or at least have heard of Steven Jeffery–if not by name, you may know is initials, ‘SJ.’ Steven has developed many of the hardest boulder problems in the region and …

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