Fixed Hardware: Bolting & Anchors
Nearly every style of climbing requires some degree of fixed anchor placement to safely ascend and descend technical terrain. Sport climbing (i.e. bolt intensive climbing) has continued to grow in popularity since its inception in the 1980s. Unfortunately, many of the mos...
Stress Corrosion Cracking and Corrosion
From the UIAA, the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation. Full article: theuiaa.org/news-316-New-Downl... It is out there, lurking in the places you enjoy most, the places where you feel safest. This menace strikes in broad daylight, it cannot be seen a...