Josh Higgins on Taboo (5.12c), Riverside Quarry.
The Taboo Area is located on the right side of the west face and situated between The Alcove
on the right and The Shield
on the left. The steep, arching corner system of Taboo
(5.12c) is an obvious feature.
Routes in this area range from 5.10d to 5.14a with most in the 5.11+ and harder range with some standouts of the area including Violator
(5.11c), Forbidden Fruit
(5.12c), Sky Pilot
(5.12c), Temptation (5.12d), Seduction
(5.13a), The Saint (5.13a), Temptation Supreme (5.13d) and Fusion (5.14a).
Easily reached by heading for the right side of the Quarry's west face. The arching corner system of Taboo is an obvious feature.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Taboo Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Taboo Area:
Original Sin 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 50'
Violator 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Taboo 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Seduction 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Featured Route For Taboo Area
Forbidden Fruit 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a CA
: Inland Empire
: ... : Taboo Area
A classic for the area. Stem your way up the left-facing dihedral. Tricky moves lead to a rest before the steep face above. Fire through awesome steep moves to a gold-corner. Super fun liebacking leads to a rest before the final bulge to the anchors. 150 feet. Like many of the longer routes at the quarry you must lower to a midway anchor, pull your rope and then lower to the ground from the midway station....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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