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I’m Doing it Anyway
A climber was lowering off from the top of the route which was equipped with Ram Horn Anchors attached by glue bolts. The climber was cleaning the route of quickdraws but was only lowering from one of the bolts with the rope through the ram horn. The bolt sheered off. He fell but was stopped half way down the route by the remaining quick draws. Nearly a ground fall from considerable height. Obviously he should have been lowering off both ram horns creating redundancy however this is a critical fail of the glue bolt which snapped cleanly off. The ram horn didn’t break. No obvious rust on the glue bolt that snapped and climbers weight looked below 70kg.
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