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Blog - Bolting

Cumbria Bolt Fund Workshop – St Bees

POSTED: 5th April 2010 BY: Dan

I was elected chair of the Cumbria Bolt Fund in 2008. My job as chair is to raise funds, acquire bolts and equipment, co-ordinate the group to secure access to the crags for bolting and to equip people with the skills to use the bolting equipment to replace bolts throughout the lakes and surrounding areas.
The workshop consisted of a training event in the morning and many...


Church Beck User Group Meeting

POSTED: 31st March 2010 BY: Dan
CATEGORIES: Bolting, Technical Committee

Church Beck is a fantastic Ghyll in the Lake District Nr Coniston.
Tonight was a meeting of all users for the ghyll to talk about access and run through ideas for reducing erosion.

I am beginning the process of collating information of other venues throughout the Lakes that have been closed over the years and looking at way we can re-open these for use with groups and...


Cumbria Bolt Fund

POSTED: 4th February 2010 BY: Dan

I have been chairing the Cumbria Bolt Fund for just over a year with Ron Kenyon as Treasure |& Peter Latimer + James Bumbey helping out with access to re-bolt these crags.
If you have a spare moment have a look at the Cumbria Bolt Funds web site.

We are looking for keen local experienced climbers who have a practical mind and are happy with large drills and dangling...