Forbidden Fruit* 6b+

Rockfax Description
Popular, though with a tough, fingery crux. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
The obvious line via a steep and rounded start and slabbier walls above. Good!

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nath_casper - Lead O/S - 23/May/15 with Montse Shelb

stp - Lead O/S - 17/May/15 with Dave T

tom.truhelka - Lead O/S - 16/May/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Apr/15

Quite tough and balancy low down.
simon1965 - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/15 with NigeB

Hidden - Lead RP - 16/Apr/15

nation1 - TR dnf - 11/Aug/14 with Rick A

Hidden - 05/Jul/14

cem - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/14 with Kirill Spiridonov

Kirill - Lead dog - 02/Jul/14 with Charles Moreton

Hidden - 2nd dog - 24/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead dnf - 24/Jun/14

MartinPL - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14

Matt Shepherd - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/14

jasper11 - Jun/14

dan_blair87 - 2nd dog - 29/Apr/14

Matt Shepherd - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/14

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 24/Mar/14 with Colin Hughes

Top roped this three years ago though couldn't remember the moves. Felt quite easy for the grade.
MD - Lead RP - 09/Mar/14 with Mark H, Misha

Got it about fourth go. Felt good when I eventually found the right sequence. Well bolted.
embob - Lead RP - 09/Mar/14 with Alex

Hidden - Lead - 09/Mar/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 19/Aug/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/13

Awkward start and tough crux on miserable holds.
Chris Craggs - 2nd - 09/Aug/13 with Colin Binks

Chris Wright - Lead - 04/Aug/13

Adam_42 - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/13 with Tom Stubington, Beth

jshields - Lead - 25/Jun/13 with Jeff Ingman

Very sloppy crux make sure you chalk up.
paul ireland - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/13

Rich Malcolm - Lead β - 30/May/13 with Mick Brohan

Hidden - Lead - 13/May/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/13

Twisty - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/12 with Greg Slee, Nigel Stock

aidanb - Lead O/S - 16/Sep/12

Found it a lot easier this time
Budge - Lead RP - 14/Sep/12 with Ade

Hidden - Lead RP - 05/Sep/12

Hidden - Lead dog - 03/Sep/12

stvey - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/12

Rich Malcolm - Lead O/S - 23/Aug/12 with Guy Tooth, Mick Brohan

Awkward crux move, high in the grade
gazfellows - TR - 19/Aug/12 with Shaun p, Dennis

tdan0504 - 14/Jul/12 with Chris Barrett, Beata Slopien, Bat Casale

got rained off first attempt at 3rd bolt. led clean after drying out, aided with a bit of beta for the crux
Mick r - Lead β - 01/Jul/12 with nick mitchel

Martin Haworth - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12 with John Brannock

Brannock - Lead O/S - 23/Jun/12

migs493 - Lead O/S - 17/Jun/12 with RS

Matt Shepherd - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/12

Duz - Lead O/S - Jun/12

wolverine - Lead - 29/May/12 with Caroline Ashman

nige pacer - Lead O/S - 22/May/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/May/12

andybirtwistle - Lead - 06/May/12 with Keith Lonsdale

Hidden - TR - 02/May/12

Hidden - Lead - 02/May/12

Hidden - 2nd dog - 16/Apr/12

Fourth time, good route.
jshields - Lead - 28/Sep/11 with Ed James

Pulled on a runner
Budge - Lead dog - 23/Sep/11 with Ade

BedRock - Lead β - 27/May/11

MD - TR dog - 27/Mar/11 with Mark H

Brian Rodgers - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/11 with Ian Wyatt

Hidden - 2011

SMc - Lead O/S - 26/Sep/10 with Anne

Hidden - Lead - 13/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead - 01/Jul/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/10

Sarah Brookes - TR RP - 22/Jun/10

thrutch - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/10 with helen

Hidden - TR dog - 21/May/10

Very tough crux for the grade. Felt solid english tech 6a, assumign you stay direct. Very slappy on poor slopers. Will redpoint next time Im there if its soon.
Si dH - Lead dog - 15/Jul/09 with Chris Foster

Brian Rodgers - Lead - May/09

Pilch - Lead rpt - 16/Mar/09 with Neil

Sat on rope!
Alfredo - Lead dog - 16/Mar/09 with Richard M

got it 1st go with runners in place, 2 tough sections. nice.
Milne - Lead β - 09/Oct/08 with Dave

Why is redpointing so much more stressful than onsighting?!?
Whealiebob - Lead RP - 09/Oct/08 with Terry

We all lead. Good. Done twice including 2009
David Smith - Lead - 28/Sep/08 with Ian Ashman, Graeme Smith

Alfredo - Lead rpt - Aug/08 with Ben H

Couldnt find a decent hold on the crux, took a rest and found it second go. A good route.
Pilch - Lead dog - 17/Jul/08 with Ed

EdShep - 2nd dog - 17/Jul/08

Alfredo - Lead RP - Jul/08 with Ben H

Ian Broome - Lead O/S - 02/May/08 with Simon

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 03/May/07 with sharon

CrashMat Rob - 2nd - 02/May/07 with Bhups, Martin Whelan, Nicky, Colin

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