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  • Climbing is dangerous. You take personal responsibility for making the decision to climb on bolts. Get knowledge about the signs of poorly placed, badly worn, and potentially weak bolts and anchors. Know the signs of solid vs weak bolts. It is your responsibility.

    BadBolts.com's mission is to increase the awarness and self-reliance of climbers. It is each climbers' own responsibility to make descisions regarding wheather to trust the bolts they use. All bolts and anchors are Abandoned Gear, it should be treated as such.

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