This is how Chris Sharma climbs Sleeping Lion (9b+) | Video

In the spring of this year, Chris Sharma made climbing history once again when he freed a new kingline in Siurana. With Sleeping Lion (9b+), the now 42-year-old achieved the hardest first ascent of his climbing career. Now there is the video.

With sleeping lion (9b+) has Chris Sharma put the icing on his long and successful climbing career. No matter how difficult it is to climb at the age of 41, no one can easily imitate the Californian Spaniard. Reel Rock captured the path from the long-term project to the Kingline Sleeping Lion on camera. The entire film can be streamed on Reel Rock Unlimited, and you can see a free preview in the video below.

Video: Chris Sharma in Sleeping Lion (9b+)

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Credits: Cover picture Reel rock | Ricardo Giancola

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