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Lion Tamer 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 13, 2006

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Johnnie starting Lion Tamer.

Description 

This somewhat runout friction route climbs past two widely spaced bolts with a tricky move at the bottom and another just past the last bolt. Supplemental protection may be found with small wires to help lessen the runouts.

Location 

Between More My Speed and Sawdust and Peanut Shells.

Protection 

2 bolts (3/8"), shared anchors with Sawdust and Peanut Shells


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Lion Tamer. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
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By Taryn
From: San Diego, CA
Jan 22, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Bring a set of smaller nuts too; you can protect two cracks along the way. The patina on this is great, and the runout up top is exciting. A fun friction climb.
By Murf
Mar 21, 2011

This would be a classic intro slab route if even remotely well protected.