/ Thefts of gear on A55 Crags
06/08/11. "Tunnel Vision" / "Pier Pressure": Hanger, maillon and ring from the left hand of the two bolts stolen. Replaced. By 26/09/11 both lower-offs and hangers had again been stolen. Replaced with glue-in bolts with integral lower-off rings.
26/09/11. "The Quarrywoman": Maillons and steel carabiners stolen. Replaced and the maillon threads Araldited.
"Steak Slice": Maillons and steel carabiners stolen. Replaced and the maillon threads Araldited.
18/01/12. "Yang": Maillons / rings stolen.
"Madasafish": Maillons/ rings stolen. Replaced. Stolen again. Replaced and Maillon threads Araldited
"Chilly T": Maillons / rings stolen. Replaced
"Tony Stud": Hanger stolen. Replaced
Dyserth Castle Slab
22/05/12. "Tegengle": One of the large lower-off maillons stolen. Yet to be replaced.
Was the stolen gear accessible to non-climbers?
> Was the stolen gear accessible to non-climbers?
what a bunch of tossers!
i am loving the A55 at the moment, no idea why someone would do this?!
Someone needs their arse kicking!
> or cavers.....
Do you think it is idle theft, or someone making a political statement about bolting?
> Do you think it is idle theft, or someone making a political statement about bolting?
Does anyone really leave decent krabs on lower-offs?
Just because their temptig doesnt make it ok.
I'd love to hear these guys or girls justify there actions. Proper f**kwits.
It is baffling. Tony Stud has glue in's apart from one expansion bolt and someone has pinched the hanger! I would love to catch someone doing it....
> It is baffling. Tony Stud has glue in's apart from one expansion bolt and someone has pinched the hanger! I would love to catch someone doing it....
> or cavers.....
Yeah! the low down bastardos
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