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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.
Easily reached by heading for the right side of the Quarry's west face. The arching corner system of Taboo is an obvious feature.
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Magic Mushroom 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
A Handful of Harpies 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original Sin 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 50'
Cavorting 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Violator 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Rocky 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
Forbidden Fruit 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
Taboo 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Sins of the Flesh 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Seduction 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
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Taboo 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b CA : Riverside/Orange Counties : ... : 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
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