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Valarc


Feb 4, 2009, 9:43 AM
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     Sickeningly bad bolting job...
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I haven't seen this particular accident posted here on RC.com lately, but I don't usually follow this stuff too closely, so I apologize if this is a repost.

Simon Carter has posted a blog entry with an update to the absolutely abysmal bolt job that ended up with a failed bolt contributing to the loss of a climber's life. It's sickening to think that someone's irresponsibility, doing such a poor bolt job in a way that could be confused with another route, has ended with such a high cost.

If you don't read the entire article, at least watch the embedded youtube video, and be careful when climbing on unknown or suspect bolts!

Be safe out there guys.

http://www.onsight.com.au/.../37/report-follow-up


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Feb 4, 2009, 10:00 AM
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http://www.rockclimbing.com/...post=2051190#2051190


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