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UIAA Safety Commission Issues Warning About Anchors in Marine Environments · July 9, 2012

As the sole American organization that’s a member of the International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (the UIAA), the Club often receives communications of relevance. This week, the UIAA contacted us with an update on the  issue of environmental degradation of anchors caused both by general corrosion as well as chloride stress corrosion cracking.

Going climbing somewhere near the ocean? Give this report a read and see if you’re in a safe place!

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