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Release the Lions 

YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: mike carville / josh horniak
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: mike carville on Feb 16, 2013

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Release the Lions .11c. Twin Towers, Wreckage Wall...

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Description 

Fun 5.11 enduro-climbing on positive holds.

Location 

Center right of the Twin Towers.

Protection 

bolts


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Rock Climbing Photo: Guy on left is on Chariots of Fire, Lady on right ...
Guy on left is on Chariots of Fire, Lady on right ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mr. Mike Manis on an early send of Release the Lio...
Mr. Mike Manis on an early send of Release the Lio...

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By mike carville
Mar 27, 2013

... better than chariots and little caesar!
By stevecurtis
From: Petaluma California
Apr 21, 2013

Did this one 20 April. A really good sustained climb. For reference, I found it about as hard as the good 12 A in the first alcove.
By 2nd favourite Englishman
Apr 22, 2013
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

Pumpy crux is 2/3 way up. Has to be more like 11d?
By Rennie Putnam
From: Davis, CA
Oct 14, 2013
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Nice route, sustained but no truly powerful moves required. I think 5.11b, not as hard as Chariots on Fire.
By Colonel Mustard
From: Sacramento, CA
Jan 14, 2015

You usually have to pay for a pump this good. Easily the best route I've yet tried at the Auburn Cliffs (including Human Oddity).
By John.Leeman
From: Davis, California
Mar 16, 2015
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

Found some new beta at the top going left instead of right before the chains using a small "thumbercling" and good feet. Best route I've done so far at the quarry.
By Steve Montesanto
Mar 30, 2015
rating: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

This route has it all. Easily the best line at the quarry. Feels harder than human oddity.