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Yosemite Big Walls  
 
Yosemite Big Walls
El Capitan
Route Notes Date Thanks to
Aquarian Wall Replaced 70 anchor and protection bolts. All belay anchors are bomber. Only a few poor lead bolts remain. 2003 Erik Sloan, Josh Thompson, Jay Selvidge
Atlantic Ocean Wall Replaced 6 anchor bolts. All belay's now have 1-2 good 3/8" bolts. 03/01 Chris McNamara. Chris Van Leuven
Bermuda Dunes All bolted belay anchors and one rivet repaired, 2003 Pete Zabrok, Tom Kasper
Cosmos Replaced 3 anchor bolts and one lead rivet. Many poor anchor and protection bolts remain. 2007 update: All bolted belay anchors repaired. 2002
2007

Chris McNamara (2002)
Pete Zabrok, Tom Kasper (2007)

Dihedral Wall Replaced 26 anchor and protection bolts. Most bolted belays have 2 good 3/8" bolts. Some poor protection bolts remain. 2003 Erik Sloan, Michael Nelson
Eagles Way Replaced 26 anchor and protection bolts. Most bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. Some poor protection bolts remain. Carry rivet and keyhole hangers for Pitch 9 belay. 2003 Erik Sloan, Pat Spydell
East Ledges Descent Replaced 4 anchor bolts. All anchors now have good bolts however, many anchors use cold shuts that should eventually be replaced. 2004 Steve Schneider, Chris McNamara, Erik Sloan
Excalibur Replaced 3 anchor bolts. Most bolted belays have 1-2 good 3/8" bolts. Many extremely poor lead dowels remain. 1999 Steve Schneider, Chris McNamara
Iron Hawk Replaced 20 anchor and protection bolts. Most bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. Many fair quality lead bolts and rivets remain. 2003 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
Lost in America Replaced 31 anchor bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. Many fair quality rivets remain. They are not terrible but could eventually use replacement. 2003 Erik Sloan, Josh Thompson, Patrick ?
Lunar Eclipse Replaced 14 anchor bolts. Most bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. Poor anchor/lead bolts remain. 2001 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
Lurking Fear Replaced 28 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. A couple poor quality lead rivets remain. 2002 Steve Schneider, Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara,
Magic Mushroom Replaced 40 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. A few fair quality lead rivets remain. 2002 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara, Chris Ewing, Josh Thompson, Jamie Mundo
Mescalito Replaced 90 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. Many poor lead rivets remain. 2002 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara, Derek Powell, Micah Bison Josh Thompson, Rachel Arst
Muir Wall Replaced 20 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. Some poor lead bolts/rivets remain. 2002 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara, Josh Thompson
Native Son Replaced 5 anchor bolts. All bolted belays have 1-2 good 3/8" bolts. All lead rivets are the original machine heads... that are probably ok. 2001 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
Never Never Land Replaced 50 anchor and protection bolts. All belays have two 3/8" bolts. A Few poor quality lead bolts remain. 2002 Erik Sloan, Josh Thompson
New Dawn Replaced 16 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. Many poor quality lead bolts/rivets remain on the upper route. 2002 Bryan Law, Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
New Jersey Turnpike Replaced 18 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. Many fair quality lead bolts/rivets remain. 2002 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
North America Wall Replaced 60 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 1-2 good 3/8" bolts. Some bad lead and anchor bolts remain. 2002 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
The Nose Replaced 23+ anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. All protection bolts are bomber. 2003 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara, Jack Hoeflich, Greg Barnes, Werner Braun
Pacific Ocean Wall Replaced 40 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. Many poor quality lead bolts/rivets remain. 2000 Chris McNamara, Erik Sloan, Jason "Singer" Smith
Salathe Wall Replaced 18 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. 2001 Chris McNamara, Jim Herson
Sea of Dreams Replaced 12 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. Many poor quality lead bolts/rivets remain on the upper route. 2001 Erik Sloan, Russell Mitrovich
The Shield Replaced 70 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. Almost every lead bolt is bomber. 2004 Erik Sloan, Josh Thompson, Chris McNamara
Shortest Straw Replaced 5 anchor bolts. All bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. 2003 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
Son of Heart Replaced 62 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. Some poor quality lead dowells/bolts remain. 2005 update: Many (probably all) bolted belay anchors and many rivets repaired. 2003
2005
Erik Sloan, Pablo Rivera, Jay Selvidge
South Seas Replaced 13 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. 2003 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
Tangerine Trip Replaced 102 anchor and protection bolts. Almost every bolt replaced. 2003 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara, Jay Selvidge, Jason "Singer" Smith, Eric Koomer
Tribal Rite Replaced 25 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. 2000 Bryan Law, Chris McNamara
Wall of Early Morning Light Replaced 49 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. Most of the dowels are very poor. 2001 Bryan Law, Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara, Brian Poulsen, Josh Thompson
Zenyatta Mondatta Replaced 36 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 3 good 3/8" bolts. Many of the protection bolts/rivets are very poor. 2004 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara, Jason "Singer" Smith, John Dickey, Christian George
Zodiac Replaced 120 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts and all protection bolts are bomber 2002 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara, Jason "Singer" Smith
 
Washington Column
Route Notes Date Thanks to
Electric Ladyland Replaced 4 anchor and protection bolts. Most bolted belays have at least 1 good 3/8" bolts. Many poor anchor and protection bolts remain. 1999 Chris McNamara
Mideast Crisis Replaced 27 lead and anchor bolts. Most bolts are bomber. 2004 Erik Sloan, Micah Bisson, Jay Selvige, Rob Miller
The Prow Replaced 64 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have 2-3 good 3/8" bolts. A few fair quality protection bolts remain. 2003 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
Skull Queen All 46 lead and anchor bolts replaced. 2004 James Lucas, Erik Sloan, Max Hassen
Southern Man Replaced all 23 anchor and protection bolts. 2003 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
South Face Replaced 20 anchor and protection bolts. All bolted belays have at least 2 good 3/8" bolts. 2004 Erik Sloan, Chris McNamara
 
Misc. Big Wall Replacement
Route Notes Date Thanks to
Le Conte Boulder (bolt ladder) Replaced 2 anchor bolts and 6 protection bolts. 2000 Chris McNamara. Chris Van Leuven
Le Conte Boulder (crack route) Replaced the one bolt at the lip. 2000 ASCA
Leaning Tower, West Face Replaced 87 anchor and protection bolts. All bolts are now bomber. 2004 Erik Sloan, Mike Ousley, Chris McNamara, John Dickey
Leaning Tower, Heading for Oblivion Replaced 7 anchor bolts. There is now at least one good bolt at every belay. 1998 Chris Van Leuven
Leaning Tower, Roulette Replaced 7 anchor bolts. Most bolted belays have 1-3 good 3/8" bolts. 04/02 Chris Van Leuven
Lost Arrow Spire Tip Replaced 21 anchor and protection bolts. All bolts are now bomber, however, there are two hangerless machine heads on pitch 2 that require a wire rivet hanger or stopper. 04/02 Chris McNamara, Erik Sloan
Lost Arrow Direct Almost all lead and belay bolts bomber 2003 Jack Hoeflaich
Ribbon Falls, Gold Wall Replaced 16 lead and anchor bolts. All lead and anchor bolts are bomber. 2004 Erik Sloan, Micah Bisson, Dean Potter