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Routes in (m) Taboo Area

A Handful of Harpies S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cavorting S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Forbidden Fruit S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Magic Mushroom S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Momentum S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Original Sin S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Rocky S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Seduction S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Sins of the Flesh S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Sky Pilot S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Solidarity S 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Taboo T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Violator S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Sport, 150 ft
FA: Louie Anderson 2003
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Shared By: Andy Jacobsen on Jun 30, 2011
Admins: C Miller, Euan Cameron, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Open, with restrictions: Park on the street Details

Description

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.

Location

Route starts in the left-facing dihedral just left of Magic Mushroom. L-P-L to get down (lower to miday anchor, pull rope, then lower to ground).

Protection

18+ bolts to 2 shuts

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ACassebeer
Mojave, CA
ACassebeer   Mojave, CA
I second Colin's comment. I climbed this recently after some rain and the entire route was covered in a layer of dirt. When clean it's a great route, but my experience was pretty awful. Dec 28, 2014
Colin Parker
Idyllwild, CA
  5.12a
Colin Parker   Idyllwild, CA  
  5.12a
The dihedral portion at the top of this climb is even more stellar! But, it can get a bit dirty and grainy after rain or without much action. Nov 25, 2013
John Ericson   USA
The dihedral portion at the bottom of this climb is stellar. Oct 31, 2013
Mark K
 
Mark K  
 
Fun climb but odd bolt placements. Many bolts are placed just out of reach from a good stance. It seems this pitch would be considerably easier with draws pre-hung. Great climbing none the less. Apr 29, 2012
C Miller   CA  
Climbing to the first set of anchors on this route is a fun 5.11a outing. Jul 1, 2011

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