• Basic Details
    Name

    Andrew G Nelson

    About me

    Passionate climber, both inside and definitely out. Holding down the fort in the east these days but will be heading west in the latter half of 2017. Will travel; would love to, in fact.

    More to come…
    6 May, 2017

    Your Setting Experience

    Vertical Endeavors, St Paul, MN
    – Supervisor, Team Coach, Routesetter, Instructor
    University of Minnesota, Mpls, St. Paul, MN, Center for Outdoor Adventure
    – Program Assistant, Head Routesetter
    Doylestown Rock Gym, Doylestown, PA (current employer)
    – Asst Mngr: Head Routesetter, Team Coach
    – multiple USAC Bouldering comps

    USAC Level 1 – The Edge, Half Moon, NY, Sept. 2014
    Setter Showdown – Origin Climbing Gym, Henderson, NV, Nov. 2016
    Advanced Boulder Setting Clinic, Origin Climbing Gym, Henderson, NV, Nov. 2016

    More details and an formal resume to come…
    6 May, 2017

    Region

    United States / Pennsylvania

    Setter ability

    Boulder (unroped), Route (roped), Local Competition

  • Boulder Setter Reference
    Work Reference Institution

    Doylestown Rock Gym

    Description of work performed

    Two locations:
    Doylestown Rock Gym and Adventure Center, Doylestown, PA
    – Organize regular and seasonal resetting of bouldering areas, including USAC Boulder competitions
    – Routine maintenance: replacing t-nuts, removing stuck holds, etc

    Downingtown Rock Gym, Downingtown, PA
    – Organize regular resetting of bouldering areas
    – Routine maintenance: replacing t-nuts, removing stuck holds, etc

  • Route Setter Reference
    Work Reference Name

    Dana Caracciolo

    Work Reference Institution

    Doylestown Rock Gym

    Description of work performed

    Two locations:
    Doylestown Rock Gym and Adventure Center, Doylestown, PA
    Downingtown Rock Gym, Downingtown, PA

    Organize regular resetting of roped climbing areas, top rope and sport lead; equipment maintenance and replacement.

  • Local Comp Reference
    Work Reference Name

    Dana Caracciolo

    Work Reference Institution

    Doylestown Rock Gym

    Description of work performed

    Organized setting for local bouldering comp in the Rust Belt Region. Have been employed from 12/13 – present.