“Thunderbolt” rock anchor fails on the Orme

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A “Thunderbolt” climbing anchor in place on a route.
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Following the catastrophic failure of a bolt on a North Wales limestone route, the BMC is advising climbers to treat all ‘Thunderbolt’ anchors with caution. Read on for more details and advice on how to detect these bolts.

Full BMC report here: https://www.thebmc.co.uk/bolt-failures-on-north-wales-limestone


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