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Bolts: a climbers' guide

UPLOADED ON 12/10/2018

An online guide covering how to assess the safety of bolts and lower-off's when sport climbing outside. 



File size: 11.57mb

Passive protection: a guide for climbers and mountaineers

UPLOADED ON 15/12/2017

This guide contains useful information on:

Types of passive protection

Using passive protection

Materials and construction

Care and maintenance



File size: 12.88mb

Harnesses – a guide for climbers and mountaineers

UPLOADED ON 27/11/2015

This free guide will navigate you through the variety of different types of climbing and mountaineering harness, offering advice on how to look after your harness to maximise its lifetime and helping you determine when to retire it from use.



File size: 14.34mb

Ropes - a guide for climbers and mountaineers

UPLOADED ON 11/08/2014

A free print ready pdf, containing everything you need to know about ropes and accessory cord for climbers and mountaineers.

  • The different types of rope
  • Which rope for which task
  • Looking after your ropes
  • Useful background info including fall factors


File size: 3.35mb

Tech skills article: vital link karabiner

UPLOADED ON 23/08/2012

Tech skills article: vital link karabiner



File size: 626.67kb

Tech skills article: accidents

UPLOADED ON 23/08/2012

Tech skills article: accidents



File size: 127.86kb

Article: corrosion of sea cliff pegs

UPLOADED ON 23/08/2012

Article: corrosion of sea cliff pegs



File size: 66.32kb
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