Chris Sharma FA's Sleeping Lion at 9b+

30 March 2023

Chris Sharma strikes again by doing the FA of Sleeping Lion 9b+ in Siurana, after projecting it for one and a half years years at age 41. The route is located on the expansive wall opposite of La Rambla and La Reina Mora. It's a solitary line with no other route within 20 meters of either side of it. Here is an Insta video that captures Sharma linking most of the route last October. (c) Rikki Giancola

Giancola, who has been filming the whole process and was on-hand during the FA says, "The energy, perseverance and good vibes of this climber make him unique and inspiring. Doing my bit by sharing Chris Sharma’s vision and passion for climbing with the world is simply an honour..."

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