Bolt Failure – As I saw the ground rushing up fast towards me, I thought I was going to die …..
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Please see the below latest news that the MCSA Rock Climbing Committee is working on and please don’t hesitate to contact us with any suggestions, information or offers to assist us with any of the below items.
The May 2015 Montagu ARF Meet was a success, with nine and half routes getting rebolted (and old bolts removed).
We had a successful Kalk Bay ARF Meet and all the suspect bolts and older routes at Kalk Bay crags have now been replaced/rebolted.
Please see the below latest news that the MCSA Rock Climbing Committee is working on and please don’t hesitate to contact us with any suggestions, information or offers to assist us.
The festival had about 1500 participants, creating the largest party I have ever seen after any Rally. There were kayakers sliding down the stretch tent roof, rider sliding down a long line of couches and pole climbers/dancers doing their thing.
I have looked at the bolt and it is very clearly Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) that caused the failure.
The thought of having to go through planning another w/e outweighed my bed, which my oh so sexy girlfriend was keeping warm.
Andy Davies has informed us that the 610 shiny new glue-in bolts have arrived for ARF phase II.
I am very pleased to report that we have managed to raise a substantial amount of money for the new bolts.