Piece of Mind*** E6 6b
[Slim going for it on the tenuous "Piece of Mind" E6-6b., 2 kb]12m.

Rockfax Description
12m. The unprotected blunt rib with the crux at the top was an astounding ascent before sticky rubber and remains a bold and infrequently climbed pitch. Sadly top-roping it is polishing the crucial holds just below the top - do you really have to? © ROCKFAX

FA. Jonny Woodward 1977

Ticklists: Hard Grit, The Roaches - Routes Graded List, ROCKFAX Western Grit Grade List, Full of Myself - Johnny's Book namecheck, World Graded List, Peak Rock/14/Gritstone After the Gold Rush.

Photo: Slim going for it on the tenuous "Piece of Mind" E6-6b. © Tris Fox
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This climb is in 75 logbooks, and on 17 wishlists.

Albachoss - TR O/S - 08/Aug/15

mileshill540 - TR - 2014

Hidden - TR dnf - 10/Apr/13

Finally got round to doing this, many years after first trying it. Pretty straightforward. Also tried Obsession but can no longer do the moves...has it lost pebbles??
dannyboy83 - Solo RP - 11/Oct/12

kez1 - TR RP - 30/May/12 with simon warman

Clean on-sight on top-rope. I would need considerably bigger balls to solo this! Very insecure!
Dickon151 - TR O/S - 13/Apr/12

petekeron - TR O/S - Apr/12 with Dickon Morris

Jess Horton - 2nd β - Mar/12 with Ewan

Was genuinely surprised to get this first go on a bottom rope! Had bits of beta at the top and the rope probably helped balancing, beautiful route nonetheless!
jack1996 - TR β - 30/Oct/11 with Sid, tom s

I finished the route, glad i top roped it took a slip half way up, estimate that would have been the fall without top rope
friendzone1234 - TR β - 20/Oct/11

Trust your feet
pipof747 - Solo RP - 15/Oct/11

Hidden - TR O/S - 20/Aug/11

Hidden - TR dnf - 29/Jul/11

Hidden - TR - 25/Jun/11

Waiting for dry conditions paid off. 1 go on TR then soloed. Very polished but still a mega-classic.
nathanlee - Solo RP - 29/May/11 with Dom Lee

Very Insecure, wanted to solo but mum wouldn't let me, next time!
sev - TR O/S - 21/May/11

Wanted the solo, but a warm evening with no fingertips and only 2 pads seemed like the wrong time :p
saalty - TR RP - 16/Apr/11 with eddy

practised twice on a toprope then went all out for the lead, got the wire in on lead then onto the top...awesome
simeclimb68 - Lead RP - 16/Oct/10

Got it second go. Will think about the solo when the weather cools down a bit.
Diggler - TR RP - 12/Sep/10 with andyob

DaveFidler - TR β - 11/Sep/10

d_meacher - TR RP - 19/Aug/10 with Jamie Madison

One Day
juza - TR dnf - 05/Aug/10 with John P

Hidden - TR RP - Jun/10

Neil D - TR dog - 26/Mar/10 with Boriz Korzh

BorisVBlade - TR O/S - 26/Mar/10

peaches69 - TR dog - 07/Feb/10 with tom stenson

Hidden - Lead RP - 17/Jan/10

Phil PBC - 2010

Ebarnes - 2010

Hidden - 2010

had to work it, lots, maybe if it was alot colder and ideal friction, it would be a buzz to solo
andyob - TR RP - 2010 with Diggler

Hidden - TR dog - 26/May/09

not much easier than obsession.
tallsop - TR - 06/Apr/09 with terry

Cailean Harker - Lead RP - Feb/09

Hidden - Oct/08

Definitely want to lead/solo at some point :)
C@rwyn - TR rpt - 14/Sep/08 with Tom

Tomprusk - TR - 14/Sep/08

C@rwyn - TR O/S - 20/Jul/08 with Tom

friction! In rain? Not happening!
HeatherF - TR dog - 20/Jul/08 with Tom's Dad

Hidden - TR dog - 15/Jun/08

daveagriff - TR - 2008

maybe_si - TR O/S - 28/Oct/07

Joe Marsh - TR β - 20/Oct/07 with Nathan

Ben1983 - TR β - 30/Sep/07

MYSSAK - Solo RP - 16/Sep/07

Hidden - TR - Jul/07

Hidden - 2007

on shunt
jamiev - TR dnf - 14/May/06

Hidden - Solo RP - 11/Feb/06

eugeneth - TR - Feb/06 with Duncan

Hidden - TR dnf - Apr/05

Scariest route!!!! Tenuous moves all the way!
Scottish78 - Solo RP - 05/Mar/05 with Matt Kirk

Hidden - Feb/05

Smelly Fox - TR - 16/Sep/04 with Slim Beam

Russell Flynn - TR O/S - 20/Feb/04

awesome, probably harder/ more to it than obsession fatale!!
Gus - Solo RP - 23/Nov/03

Mark Collins - TR O/S - 26/Apr/03

akhughes - TR RP - 2003

platt2000 - 2nd dog - 2002

thetourist - TR dog - 25/Aug/01

Mark Riley - TR O/S - May/01

Hidden - Solo RP - 2001

Hidden - TR O/S - 17/Aug/00

ERU - Solo RP - 24/Apr/00 with Mark Davies

tlr - TR - 2000

Hidden - TR O/S - 08/Aug/99

chris sm - TR RP - 14/Jul/99 with Pippa Froggatt

antroy - TR - 10/Apr/98

greenroom - Solo RP - 1998

John Mckeating - TR dog - 1997

Hidden - TR - 09/Sep/92

Hidden - TR - 06/May/90

Tom V - TR - 1986

Mark Kemball - TR - 08/Mar/83

Hidden - Solo O/S - 1983

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
Andy Myers, DanChad, BenNorman, tchallen99, Nick Nitro, Diggler, Mr Powly, Mr Wild, sam8oy, Si01, Lex_2004, alaan

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