ARI Upgraded Route Master list

549 routes UPGRADED and counting!

replaced climbing hardware

Since May 2010, Micah Gentry and Brad Killough have replaced hardware on more than 15 routes in Tennesse at crags like Laurel Falls and Foster Falls. Photos by Micah Gentry

MASTER LIST Showing routes upgraded in 2010-2011 - Updated 2/1/12
Compiled by the Climbing Magazine Team

Thousands of bolts have been replaced on selected high-traffic routes at major crags across the country. The ARI anchor work was performed by some of the climbing community's most experienced equippers. The ARI is made possible by generous support from The North Face. Follow the ARI on Twitter

Contact kriley@aimmedia.com for more information

Anchor Replacement Initiative

Area Crag Route Date
Laural Falls Power Line area Laurel Jan-12
Laurel Falls Main Area Arms Control Jan-12
The Dump, NC Fly Cleaned Wall Here Comes the Rain Nov-11
The Dump, NC Fry Cleaned Wall Kramer vs. Kramer Nov-11
The Dump, NC Roof Wall Unwritten Law Nov-11
Monterey Monterey Main The Bastard Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main Pinch Direct Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main Dirtbag Mentality Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main Suzi the Prom Queen Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main El Torro Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main The Warm-up Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main Talk and a Badge Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main Welcome to Monterey Crag Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main The Roof Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main Fat Tire Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main Dyn-o-mite Oct-11
Monterey Monterey Main Interwebs Oct-11
The Wet Mountains Raven Buttress The Beak Sept-11
Rumney Darth Vader Sand People Sept-11
Rumney Armed and Dangerous Men in White Suits Sept-11
Rumney Venus Wall Venus Envy Sept-11
Red River Gorge Funk Rock City Seppuku Sept-11
Red River Gorge Motherlode Harvest Sept-11
Red River Gorge Motherlode Hoofmaker Sept-11
Red River Gorge Motherlode Flux Capacitor Sept-11
Red River Gorge Motherlode Resurrection Sept-11
The Wet Mountains Hardscrabble Pass Tuff Turf Sept-11
The Wet Mountains Hardscrabble Pass Sobriety Check Sept-11
The Wet Mountains Hardscrabble Pass Rapid Falls Sept-11
Adirondacks/Lake George Region Stewart's Ledge Valium Sept-11
Adirondacks/Lake George Region Stewart's Ledge Lithium Sept-11
Adirondacks/Lake George Region Stewart's Ledge The Entertainer Sept-11
Adirondacks/Lake George Region Stewart's Ledge The Curly Shuffle Sept-11
Adirondacks/Lake George Region Stewart's Ledge Revolver Sept-11
Adirondacks/Lake George Region Stewart's Ledge Pine Tree Crack Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Tuna Town Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Convicted Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Ale-8-One Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Chainsaw Massacre Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode The Verdict Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Kick Me in the Jimmie Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Burlier's Bane Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Rocket Dog Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Low Easy One Sept-11
Red River Gorge The Motherlode Stella Sept-11
Cowell, AR The Garden Unknown June-11
Lincoln Lake, AR Dead Man's Wall Quest for the Sticky Stuff June-11
Lincoln Lake, AR Dead Man's Wall Aracanaphobia June-11
Cave Creek, AR Unknown Brick Attack June-11
Cave Creek, AR Unknown Snake Rattle and Roll June-11
Cave Creek, AR Unknown Ebony and Ivory June-11
Cave Creek, AR Unknown Processed Meat June-11
Cave Creek, AR Unknown Lips and Assholes June-11
Rumney, NH Bonsi Masterpiece June-11
Rumney, NH Bonsi Peer Pressure June-11
Rumney, NH The Meadows Mr. Popular June-11
Rumney, NH The Meadows Idiot's Deluxe June-11
Boulder, CO Overhang Rock, Flatirons Snake Watching June-11
Boulder, CO Overhang Rock, Flatirons Tits Out for the Lads June-11
Boulder, CO Overhang Rock, Flatirons The Big Picture June-11
Boulder, CO Overhang Rock, Flatirons Missing Link June-11
Boulder, CO Overhang Rock, Flatirons Short Attention Span June-11
Boulder, CO Overhang Rock, Flatirons A Chorus Line June-11
Chattanooga, TN Castle Rock Slingblade May-11
Chattanooga, TN Castle Rock Chestnutt Route May-11
Chattanooga, TN Castle Rock Entrance Corridor May-11
Chattanooga, TN Castle Rock Right of Scarlet Apr -11
Chattanooga, TN Castle Rock Scarlet Begonias Apr -11
Chattanooga, TN Castle Rock Unfinished Business Apr -11
Wet Mountains, CO Creek Side Apr -11
Wet Mountains, CO Creek Side Apr -11
Wet Mountains, CO Idewilde Apr -11
Wet Mountains, CO Idewilde Apr -11
Wet Mountains, CO Idewilde Apr -11
Wet Mountains, CO Wild Side Apr -11
Wet Mountains, CO Wild Side Apr -11
Wet Mountains, CO The Titanic I Did it My Way Apr-11
Broughton Bluff, OR The Sickle Dec-10
Broughton Bluff, OR The Hammer Dec-10
Broughton Bluff, OR Small Nuts Dec-10
Broughton Bluff, OR Edges and Ledges Dec-10
Broughton Bluff, OR Well Hung Dec-10
The Dump, NC The Dump Suck My Dope Oct-10
The Dump, NC The Dump Fry Cleaned Oct-10
Wet Mountains, CO Wild Side Bam Bam Sept-10
Wet Mountains, CO Wild Side KC Sept-10
Flatirons, CO East Ironing Board Sinatra's World Sept-10
Laurel Falls, TN Falls Area Origin of Species Sept-10
Laurel Falls, TN Falls Area Evolution Number 9 Sept-10
Laurel Falls, TN Falls Area Harder Sept-10
Laurel Falls, TN Falls Area Pond Scum Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Sapper Wall Left El Sapper Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Ruckman Cave Pellet Gun Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Ruckman Cave Primer Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Ruckman Cave Red Dawn Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Skull Cave Pygmy Mastadon Boner Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Arsenal Rendez-spew Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Arsenal Climb a Dime a Ding Dang Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Arsenal Path Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Bauhaus Brothers Caruthers Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Project Wall Rehabilitator Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Project Wall Sometimes Always Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Project Wall Defenseless Betty Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Winchester Cave Quickdraws Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Wasteland The Beast with Two Backs Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Wasteland The Beast Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Wasteland Ruckus Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Wasteland Guilt Parade Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Wasteland Popular Demand Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Meat Wall Lost and Found Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Meat Wall James Brown's Wild Ride Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Middle Ice Caves Merry Maids Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Middle Ice Caves Hot Potato Aug-10
Rifle Mountain Park* Middle Ice Caves Spuds in Space Aug-10
Lauren Falls, TN Falls Area Monkey Boy Aug-10
Laurel Falls, TN Falls Area Steal the Air Aug-10
Laurel Falls, TN Falls Area Throb Aug-10
Flatirons, CO East Ridge, Fern Caynon Fluorescent Grey Aug-10
Smith Rock, OR Picnic Lunch Wall Picnic Lunch Wall Original Route June-10
Smith Rock, OR The Dihedrals Wedding Day June-10
Smith Rock, OR The Dihedrals Moondance June-10
Smith Rock, OR The Dihedrals Last Waltz June-10
Smith Rock, OR The Dihedrals Watts Tots June-10
Smith Rock, OR The Dihedrals Latest Rage June-10
Smith Rock, OR Fourth Horseman/Morning Glory Wall The John Galt Line June-10
Smith Rock, OR Fourth Horseman/Morning Glory Wall Pack Animal June-10
Red Rock, NV Trophy Crag Keep Our Powder Dry June-10
Red Rock, NV Trophy Crag The Trophy June-10
Red Rock, NV Trophy Crag Pet Shop Boys June-10
Red Rock, NV Trophy Crag Twilight of a Champion June-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls The Theater May-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls Pocket Wilderness May-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls Tall Cool One May-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls Who Shot Bambi? May-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls Soul Sounds May-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls Dakota Blues May-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls JR Classic May-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls Cindarella May-10
Carter Co., TN Laurel Falls Cuyahoga Falls May-10
Jasper, TN Foster Falls Bottom Feeder May-10
Jasper, TN Foster Falls Eclipse May-10
Rumney, NH Cannon Cliff Sticky Fingers Mar-10
Rumney, NH Jimmy Cliff Lonesome Dove Mar-10
Rumney, NH Jimmy Cliff Junco Mar-10
Rumney, NH 5.8 Crag Romancing the Stone

Mar-10

Rumney, NH The Parking Lot Wall Egg McMeadows Mar-10
Rumney, NH The Parking Lot Wall Easily Amused Mar-10
Rumney, NH Starship Enterprise The Romulan Route Mar-10
Rumney, NH Armed and Dangerous Area Cereal Killer Mar-10
Rumney, NH Armed and Dangerous Area Metamorphosis Mar-10
Rumney, NH Center Section Hippos on Parade Mar-10
Castlewood Canyon, CO C-Section Radiation Fear Jan-10