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Topic - Bolt failure on North Wales limestone

Following a catastrophic failure of a bolt on a relatively newly developed crag on the Great Orme and as there could potentially be other routes similarly equipped, the BMC has issued some urgent advice on the use of "Thunderbolt" bolts as climbing anchors.

More info on this on the BMC website:-
https://www.thebmc.co.uk/bolt-failures-on-north-wales-limestone

Elfyn Jones
BMC Access & Conservation Officer (Wales)
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