Bolts guidance documents

Posted by Dan Middleton, BMC Technical Officer on 14/02/2008
Good bolts, bad bolts.... what are you clipping?

Published by the BMC, these guidance documents cover in depth the issues involved in using, placing and replacing bolt protection and belays

Two documents have been published which are available to download for free. Both come in low resolution versions, recommended if you don't have broadband.

Users guide - an in depth guide for climbers, instructors etc

Users guide (Lo-res)

Installers guide - essential reading for those planning on placing bolts

Installers guide (Lo-res)


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