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route setter experience

Each Petzl product is designed to meet a precise need found in the real world. Our product development process favors simple, ergonomic and reliable solutions in order to introduce innovative products that reflect the evolution of activities.


Come feel the difference during the Petzl Route Setter Experience at CWA Meetings. As a gym operator or route setter, you'll experience Petzl’s solution for accomplishing more in your gym with improved efficiency and comfort. You’ll get to demo the route setting tools and systems that will drastically improve the way you maintain your climbing walls.

work at height

In collaboration with the Climbing Wall Association, Petzl Technical Institute has developed a Work At Height training and assessment program for commercial and institutional climbing gym operations. Combining instruction in the tools, techniques and management practices from Petzl’s expertise in both the recreational sport and professional work and rescue markets, the Work At Height In Climbing Gyms course is designed to:

  • Improve the level of consistency and competency of employees working at height in climbing gyms

  • Define a consistent standard of care for employees working at height in climbing gyms

  • Evaluate the technical skills of employees working at height in climbing gyms

  • Provide candidates with guidance for managing a fall protection program in climbing gyms

  • Provide a means of promoting consistency and quality assurance for employees working at height in climbing gyms

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Sterling is a longtime supporter of indoor climbing industry development. 

At Sterling, we have been innovating and creating the finest rope products for more than 20 years. Our current rope line is a diverse mix of products, each thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of the user and meticulously manufactured to the highest quality standards.

Adaptive: a Freedom to Focus Film presented by Sterling 

CWA Meetings participants will have the exclusive opportunity to screen Adaptive. Jim Ewing – a rope engineer and below-the-knee amputee – enlists professional climber, Maureen Beck – born without her left hand – to attempt the first all-adaptive

ascent of the über classic and deeply remote Lotus Flower Tower (5.10+) in Canada's Cirque of the Unclimbables.

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digital tools

for your gym


MyClimb: Attract, Engage and Keep Your Members.

Take advantage of MyClimb's free route setting management features, including grade feedback, and pay to run climbing leagues, challenges and competition, when you want to.

Help your members stay motivated by encouraging them to track progress and set goals in the MyClimb app.


MyClimb is a proud supporter of CWA Meetings

meet our sponsors

These businesses are helping to make year one of CWA Meetings possible. Please show your support to our generous sponsors.