How to Report a BadBolt

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As BadBolts.com expands, we are also adding ways to report bolts to the database. Please check below to see if your area has been linked to an online guidebook for the easiest submission.

When bolts are submitted, our system sends out automatic emails to developers in the area, as well as Facebook and Twitter posts to notify other climbers.

Red River Gorge

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Find the route at Ray Ellington’s Online Guide Bookand click the “Report Bad Bolt” Link.

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You can submit route and bolts directly if we have the area in our database. Drop us an email if you we dont have it, and we’ll add it asap.
Report Bolt


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.

BadBolts.com is not responsible for replacing/maintaining/installing or otherwise fixing bolts. BadBolts.com is simply a collection of submitted reports, submitted by climbers, for the sole purpose of collecting data about routes and bolts. Developers, Re-Equipers, as well as the general public have access to this information for purposes they feel appropriate. BadBolts.com shall not be held responsible for any action or non action taken by individuals using or not using the data on this site.