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Corrosion Observations for Heuco Wall

This note was posted to the Titanium Bolting FB Group 29 January 2020 The hero of this piece is Martin Roberts who burnt countless hours of quality time, when he could have been climbing, installing a large range of anchor types in a whole pile of locations across Railay/Tonsai. My motto is to “measure more and […]

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Distance from the Sea ….Extra

This note was posted to the Titanium Bolting FB Group 27 January 2020 I promise this is the last “distance from the sea” post ….. for a little while at any rate I say extra, because here I’m talking about Heuco Wall (just 50m beyond Low Tide Wall), and this is one of a number […]

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Another Distance From Sea Investigation

This note was posted to the Titanium Bolting FB Group 21 January 2020 Bit of a back story here…. When I first visited Railay, some 12 years ago, I had heard stories about perfectly good-looking SS bolts snapping under body-weight, but being ever the scientific skeptic, I thought I’ll believe that when I see it […]

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More data on the effect of distance from the sea

This note was posted to the Titanium Bolting FB Group 16 January 2020 Today I measured spot sulphates at three points on the set of cliffs containing Diamond Cave, ending with a sample from Diamond Cave North climbing area itself. All showed zero levels as I would expect for a crag 300m from the sea. […]