The Jimi Hendrix Experience*** E6 6b

Rockfax Description
A high-quality pitch which relies mostly on well-spaced fixed protection. The route follows the tall white wall left of the central broken corner. Start below a prominent peg at 10m, left of the broken corner. Climb easily to below the peg, pull up to it then step right and move up to a bolt. Make hard fingery moves to the next bolt and then, with little respite, make some insecure reaches to a positive diagonal break and good wires. Move right and up to a small ledge and a rest. Climb the wild upper wall on much better holds past a good thread and a bolt. © ROCKFAX

UKC Logbook Description
Climb easily to a peg in a break at 7 metres. Step right and climb the very sustained, crimpy wall, past two bolts, to the main break. Step up into a shallow groove and move up to a thread in orange rock. Continue to a bolt and make some hard moves past this to good holds and an easier finish.

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This climb is in 11 logbooks, and on 9 wishlists.

Depressingly cold again today but psyched up and got on with it. Went fine on my third lead after a false start. Done in sport style with strategically extended clips to reduce air miles. Love this piece of rock
Tomar - Lead RP - 14/Mar/15 with Toby

Great thin, technical climbing! Lead it with all clips and gear pre-placed and some bolts extended to reduce the fear factor! Handsome Jim next then.....
Garrouli - Lead RP - 06/Dec/14 with Matt Williams

A really nice technical climb but I'd never lead it as it is. A strange partly bolted route.
Wendy - TR RP - 30/Nov/13 with Tom Ball

A contrived E6, I did it with first bolt pre-clipped as a hard 7b+. I would vote for the peg being replaced with a bolt, it would then be a tremendous sports route with supplementary, easy to place, bomber gear.
James Marshall - Lead RP - 14/Oct/12 with Tom Ball

Replaced the dodgy bottom peg. Feels more like a spicy runout 7b+ than E6 now
colesy - Lead RP - 23/Nov/11

Great thin wall climbing, just how I like it. Peg can be backed up ok with rp's (equalize em with the peg and they're ok) and then its a bit of a clip up from there, but fell on the crux gettin up to the break and forgot sequence at the top, needed a bit more workin perhaps. If the peg was made into a bolt it might aswell be a 7b+ sport route with scary but safe clips.
Mike Goldthorp - Lead dog - 18/Nov/11 with Paul R

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Jun/11

Hard but fantastic
Pippa - 2nd dog - 11/Jun/11 with Richard

The peg that protects the initial hard section is in a terrible state. You ca get a couple of RP's, but not very inspiring. A good chance of someone coming a real cropper on this. Any objections to replacing it with a bolt?
Ged Desforges - 2011

New peg makes it a lot less scary at the start, yet still characterful! Great route, redpointed in cold crisp conditions.
Ged Desforges - Lead RP - 2011

guy xavier percival - Lead RP - 26/Jul/98 with woody

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derico, Justin T, ericinbristol, brices, Mike Goldthorp, _m.cox_, Stanners
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