• Basic Details

    Andrew Wilson

    About me

    I have been climbing for 24 years indoors and outdoors at various locations in the UK, France, and Canada.
    I have a full first aid certificate, Summer Mountain Leader, and Rock Climbing Instructor awards.
    Hardest boulder – Under the Hat f7C
    Two first ascents –
    Galston le Gume f6a, Mini Magic Wood, Argyll
    Hole Direct f6a, Fern Boulder, Arran

    I am happy to regularly travel to work from the Lake District to Fort William and further on occasion.

    Your Setting Experience

    I have about 4years regular setting experience from 2011 to 2015 at The Climbing Academy The Newsroom, during this time I set up to f7c endurance circuits and f7c boulder problems for a variety of styles, as well as for local competitions.

    Currently I regularly set boulder circuits and competition circuits at Above Adventure, Kilmarnock for all age categories.


    United Kingdom / North West, United Kingdom / Scotland

    Setter ability

    Boulder (unroped), Local Competition

  • Boulder Setter Reference
    Work Reference Institution

    The Climbing Academy

    Description of work performed

    Worked as part of a team and also independent to –
    Set boulder problems accurately for the grade range required
    Set endurance circuits from 5+ to 7c
    Forerun the set problems ensuring quality and safety
    Ensure holds were washed and stored.

  • Working at Height
    Working at height documentation

    Valid RSA Course

  • Local Comp Reference
    Work Reference Name

    Alan Cassidy

    Work Reference Institution

    The Climbing Academy

    Description of work performed

    Working as part of a team to set qualifying and finals problems from youth to senior categories and forerunning set problems.