In recent years, climbing and bouldering have evolved from minor niche sports with a dirtbag image to a genuine mass phenomenon. Multiple climbing and bouldering gyms have sprung up in big cities in particular. The small, dusty training rooms have turned into professional sports facilities with unique designs and concepts. Climbing has developed into a mass sport.
The people who attend the gyms want to have fun, train, switch off from everyday life, and be challenged by new and interesting problems. Varied, creative climbing routes and bouldering problems are the main product that gyms offer people. After all, the quality of the set lines ultimately plays a major role in determining whether they enjoy their time in the gym and keep coming back. This makes route setting one of the key pillars in a gym’s success.