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Warning for badly placed bolts 

Click to Enlarge PictureA climbers in Göteborg Sweden, did fell some six times moving rightwards above the last bolt on the lip. Each time the quick draw was dragged over the sharp rock as he landed under the roof. During the seventh fall the textile of the draw snapped and he fell another seven meters but was OK.

I have asked the local club to move the bolt downwards so such incident can be avoided. It might be wise to sometimes check also the textile of your quick draws to see that they are not half broken. This should also be done on fixed quick draws that possibly could snap during the next fall. This summer the textile on a fixed quick draw did break in Stockholm