• Basic Details

    martin cleaver

    About me

    Midlands based climber, indoor wall manager and instructor.
    Routes and bouldering setting for all abilities with varied styles and awareness of the need to set routes for clients with different needs.

    I set for local competitions and regular route setting for a number of indoor centres in the Midlands. I also run a local group of route setters where we do CPD and discuss local issues and practice recuse methods.

    Your Setting Experience

    10 years of route setting.

    I can set routes for albility levels and for disabled users.


    United Kingdom / West Midlands

    Setter ability

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

  • Boulder Setter Reference
    Work Reference Institution

    Boulder Central

    Description of work performed

    Regular setting, setting routes from grade Vb to V7
    Setting schedule is every two weeks where a full section is stripped and reset with a full mixture of grades and styles to meet the needs of the varied client base at Boulder Central.

  • Route Setter Reference
    Work Reference Name

    Joby Davis

    Work Reference Institution

    Technical advisor

    Description of work performed

    Route setting manager and setter for large Midlands based centres

    Currently centre manager of Portway Climbing Wall.

    I set routes at Portway, The Way Wolverhampton and Evesham Climbing Wall.

    Setting routes for all abilities and client groups, grade ranges from f3 to 8b with suitable routes for disability users and low mobility clients.

  • Local Comp Reference
    Work Reference Name

    Jonny Argue

    Work Reference Institution

    Route setting manager Boulder Central

    Description of work performed

    Winter league and summer league sets, special events sets and regular route setting.

    Grade ranges VB – V10