Longbow** E1 5b
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Ticklists: Glasgow Climbers Whistlestop, Ultimate Scottish Rock, Central Belt - Local Classics.

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This climb is in 78 logbooks, and on 8 wishlists.

Came back for the clean send. Much less pumpy when you can see the footholds, the fingerlocks are dry, you aren't shitting yourself silly and don't place draggy runners...!
mishabruml - Lead rpt - 07/Sep/15 with DavidMcK

Felt hard and sustained, probably because of doing it after bouldering session! Rested on gear a couple of times. Will get clean tick next time
mishabruml - Lead dog - 21/Aug/15 with Hugh Simons

In the dark.
Hugh Simons - 2nd rpt - 21/Aug/15 with Misha Bruml

Great route. Engaging climbing throughout but good rests help.
Brian Pollock - Lead O/S - 09/Jun/15 with Joe

J_Trottet - 2nd O/S - 09/Jun/15 with Brian Pollock

james1978 - Lead O/S - 07/May/15 with pam

Gordon Lacey - Lead rpt - 20/Apr/15

plain kitten - 2015

Hidden - 2nd - Nov/14

Lovely climbing lower down, very scary at the top since I was pumped. Didn't fall though, so chuffed with this! Nice and sustained the whole way up.
Hugh Simons - Lead rpt - 19/Sep/14 with Richard Abel

High in the grade. Sustained climbing made it feel harder than 5b.
Stevie989 - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/14

Good climbing, nice and sustained. Did this and Windjammer with a sprained ankle!
Euan Todd - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/14 with Hugh Simons

Found this very hard, even on 2nd! Will have to improve my strength and come back for the lead some day.
Hugh Simons - 2nd dog - 01/Jul/14 with Euan Todd

centurion05 - 2nd O/S - 11/Jun/14 with patch

mike reed - Lead - 11/Jun/14

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/14

Timothy Miller - Lead O/S - 05/Jun/14 with Ali Rose, Hannah Francis

arose - 2nd - 05/Jun/14 with Tim Miller, Hannah Francis

Tightsgirl - 2nd - 05/Jun/14 with Tim Miller, Ali Rose

Roberttaylor - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/14 with AMo

Superb, sustained testpiece E1 - definitely the best route of its grade in the central belt.
Andy Moles - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/14 with Robert, Ferdia

Hidden - 2014

Finally, after putting it off for years because I found Windjammer so hard...
JLS - Lead O/S - 08/Aug/13 with Koon

Good lead by John. Quite exposed and sustained but excellent climb.
Koon - 2nd O/S - 08/Aug/13 with John Sharples

Had a cam-ripping fall a few years back. Passive pro much better in the smooth Dumby rock.
johannes - Lead RP - 06/Aug/13

Good climbing, decent protection throughout. Lots of footholds, no desperate moves. *** E1 5b
rustaldo - Lead O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Rachel

Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 16/Jul/13 with Matt

Martin McKenna - UKC - Lead - 08/Jul/13 with Gordon Lacey

Best (and hardest) E1 in the central belt?
Brendan - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Del

Hidden - 2nd dog - 27/Apr/13

Mhairi G - 2nd dog - 15/Apr/12 with Patrick

gurumed - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Mitch

MarcusP - Lead O/S - 20/Sep/11 with Steve

Martin McKenna - UKC - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/11

Missed some key beta in the middle and got pumped oot ma heed. Nice and steady next go...
peterp - Lead RP - 25/Jul/11 with Ally Corbett, Beans

Graham Atkins - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/11

came back for the clean lead after falling last time but unnessasarily rested on gear after psyching myself out! ahh! ps currently a nut stuck in situ as we didnt have a nut key on us, will be back to clean it later in the week, but if u get it out before would appreciate it back!
Ginger McGrath - Lead dog - 11/Oct/10 with phil emerson

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/Sep/10

was going to lead it after rob but 2 hours and a 3m fall from rob in the pissing rain led to a compulsory second in the dark. epic night!
johnrc - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/10 with robnz

pretty sustained!
tomdude - 2nd O/S - 29/Jul/10 with ian jones, dan moore

Unsettlingly smooth rock. Removed some looseness. Surprisingly reachy but very good.
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/10 with Tom Adams, Dan Moore

Hidden - 2nd - 29/Jul/10

Bottom end of the corner crack seeping and mossy, but fine higher up.
gjd - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/10 with Mark Davison

great great route
pete87abs - Lead O/S - 15/May/10 with lukas

got pumped on the last move so decided to rest on 'bomber' overhead gear, it ripped..... so did 3 other bits, fell quite along way. bit more exciting than intended!!!
Ginger McGrath - Lead dnf - 15/May/10 with euan strachan

Glad to get a proper clean ascent after having to stop once last time due to a very wet top section! Great route.
John 'B' Hutchinson - Lead rpt - 29/Apr/10 with Donald Somerville

Jumped on this without checking the grade, thought it was a bit stiff for HVS. Good route, well protected with good rests. Graham went for the repeat of this a few days later, and ripped 4 bits of gear when trying to rest! A good 8-10m fall!
Euan Strachan - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/10 with Steve M

Major_Steve - 2nd dog - 28/Apr/10 with Euan Strachan

Pretty much an onsight. Was halted once when moving out right at the top section due to very wet rock. Was hoping the drizzle would ease off...not fun having to grab wet clumps of grass with your feet on slimy footholds. Will get back on this and do it proper clean in better conditions!
John 'B' Hutchinson - Lead dog - 23/Apr/10 with Donald Somerville

Surely the best E1 in the central belt, sustained, well protected and steep
Lawrie Brand - Lead rpt - 23/Mar/10 with Pete Nellist

Fultonius - 2nd - 05/Aug/09 with Stu Brown

Pretty good route.
Stewart B - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/09 with Ally Foulton

mike71 - Lead O/S - Jul/09 with jim

Neil Adams - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/09 with Ross B

jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/09 with Duanne

French Erick - AltLd - 13/Apr/09 with Karen McIntyre

Hidden - 2nd - Apr/09

Mike_mph - 30/Nov/08

wee bit damp
MonkeyDawson - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/08 with James Gordon

Dougie Harvey - 2nd O/S - 18/Apr/08 with Lawrie Brand

Lawrie Brand - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/08 with Dougie Harvey

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/Dec/07

Sean Bell - 2nd O/S - 23/Jul/07 with ali

westaway - Lead O/S - 2007

alicia - Lead O/S - 13/Jun/06 with Dave MacLeod

Bern - 2006

Cassidy - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/05 with Steve Richardson

French Erick - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/04 with Dave Kerr

kevg - 2nd O/S - 2004 with Cam

Gudge - Lead O/S - 2001 with Gareth Hughes

buzby78 - Lead O/S - 05/May/00 with Geordie Mike

Dave Kerr - Lead - 23/Sep/98 with Craig Proctor

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 1997

switch - Lead O/S - 1995

CMacD - 1995

Hidden - Lead - May/94

craig h - Lead O/S - 1994 with Mike c

Nearly required a top rope but pulled myself together and got it in the bag.
Lone Rider - Solo O/S - 22/Aug/84

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