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Forbidden Fruit 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Louie Anderson 2003
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Submitted By: Andy Jacobsen on Jun 30, 2011

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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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By C Miller
Administrator
Jul 1, 2011

Climbing to the first set of anchors on this route is a fun 5.11a outing.
By Mark K
Apr 29, 2012

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.
By John Ericson
From: Murrieta, CA
Oct 31, 2013

The dihedral portion at the bottom of this climb is stellar.
By Colin Parker
Administrator
From: Idyllwild, CA
Nov 25, 2013
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

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.