Lucas McKinnon is joining BKB as both a part-time route setter and JCT coach. While some credit his good looks and his longtime friendship with Oliver, our Route Setting Manager, for his hiring, Lucas has extensive credentials of his own.
Danielle is the first participant in our Route Setting Apprentice Program joining us from Vermont by way of San Fran. Read on to discover more about Danielle and how she hopes to influence the community to ‘Climb Like a Girl’!
It’s an unspoken given in the climbing industry that the career of a route setter can take a toll on the physical body. We set up one of our setters, Will Castelli, with personal trainer Adam Gallo to come up with exercises to offset damages of the daily grind.
Routesetting in Somerville is getting a new look, complete with new leadership, new veteran team members, and a plethora of new volumes.
Meet Kurtis and Dave. It’s obvious both are excellent climbers, making difficult problems look easy. Continue reading