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
11 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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
Taboo 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b CA
: Inland Empire
: ... : Taboo Area
This climb desereves to be recognized! Brilliant, difficult climbing in a perfect stemming corner with great rock. Starts with blocky bolt protected face climbing off the belay ledge, then the climb gains another ledge at the base of a vertical corner with a crisp fingercrack. Stems and liebacks get one through the start to another stance midway, then this thing gets suprisingly steep and the crack gets thin! About a body length of powerful moves and desperate stems will see you through this st...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Local Information for Taboo Area
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