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 Routes
['4 Stars',4],['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'
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Momentum 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b CA
: Inland Empire
: ... : Taboo Area
Bouldery first 2 bolts to crux decision at the 4th bolt. The climbing get easier past a midpoint lowering anchor and then pump and a little crux over some bulges at the top. Rope drag through 19 draws also adds to the excitement up top. Bring a drink and snack for the sit down ledge half-way up....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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