Bolting in Thailand – Koh Ya Noi

Just over a week climbing some fantastic existing routes and developing a new sector on the island of Koh Ya Noi in Southern Thailand.

Together with Gordon Jenkin and Neil Gilson, we opened 6 new lines on a nice shady wall out of the sun just around the corner from the existing Breakfast Wall sector.

Thailand was one of the first places (amongst others such as the Caribbean) to experience rapid Stress Corrosion Cracking so these routes were equipped using titanium resin bolts and Hilti RE500 epoxy.  This is the required standard in coastal Thailand following years of hard won knowledge.

Fixed lines in place                                       Neil follows a great F6a

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