Scharnhorst** E1 5b
[Tim resting after the crux of Scharnhorst, 2 kb]Large obvious corner, large friends useful. Good climbing but a slightly loose finish.

Ticklists: Central Belt - Local Classics.

Photo: Tim resting after the crux of Scharnhorst © andymoin

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This climb is in 35 logbooks, and on 10 wishlists.

Great route. The quarry itself is a tip; literally.
Tubs - Lead O/S - 24/Apr/13 with Bryan R

Excellent sustained corner with plenty of interest all the way and tons of gear too - worth the approach, descent and nettle stings!
Chad123 - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/11 with Sophie B

sophiecb - 2nd - 21/Aug/11 with Chad

Really dirty, sand all over the crack. And it started raining...
cat22 - 2nd - 17/Jul/11 with Mike

ha ha this route is amazing! Unlikely location, found the crux move to be at 2/3rds height with arm jams and awkward smears..worth the visit!
simon_D - Lead O/S - 13/Jul/11 with Stu Burns

My first E1:) A fine route with good bridge moves and a dirty top out in a less than salubrious setting (though this quarry could be fairly pleasant if it were cleaned up). A wee bit epic as daylight faded fast half way up the route and a little mucky and moist in places. Scrappy abseil with a thorny, scratch attack landing. A massive bonfire had been lit by some local lads on terra firma, one of whom handed us a bottle of beer each on the walk out:)
sophiecb - Lead β - 25/Mar/11 with Toph

Much more awkward than I thought it would be, a proper calve burner! I'd give it more stars if the quarry wasn't so minging ;p
GraemeDiack - Lead O/S - 01/Mar/11 with Keith Alexander

very very good route
KeithAlexander - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Neil, MarkA

Excellent route - definitely the line of the crag
Neil Adams - 2nd O/S - 25/Sep/10 with Keith Alexander

mark1atkins - 2nd - 25/Sep/10 with neil adams, Keith Alexander

Callum T - 2nd - 03/Sep/10 with Graham McGrath

seconded jonnie, was soo good had to go for the lead!!
Ginger McGrath - Lead β - 02/Sep/10 with jonnie williams, callum taylor

Great route! BD Cams 1, 2 ,3 were big enough, path in is cut. Get on it!
jonnie3430 - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/10 with Graham, Callum

Great, three stars for sure, esp after all that bush whacking :)
sebrider - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10 with Alex

Hidden - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/09

Surprisingly enjoyable rock for such a mungy quarry.
Dr Toph - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/09 with Ally Hill

great route with some tricky moves especially if you dont jam well.I concur one of the best E1's in the central belt. Would get 3 stars if it wasnt for the manky quarry.
jazzyjackson - Lead - 05/Jul/09 with Ally

Hidden - 2nd - 05/Jul/09

ShoePolice - Lead β - 22/Jun/09 with Duncan Gemmel

Good lead by James. Very hard to get off the ground due to slippy mud in crack, but once off the ground its a peachy route! Very sustained 5a moves right to the top - doesnae let up. If you can jam you'll cruise it. Could do with a clean in some of the breaks. Good gear right the way up.
iceicebaby - 2nd RP - 22/Jun/09 with James Sugden and Sam Wood

nice route. well protected
smollett - Lead O/S - Jun/09 with christina, sam

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Feb/09

Peter Rhodes - 2009

Great! A very hidden gem
Peter Rhodes - 2nd β - 26/Oct/08 with David Charlton

Great! A very hidden gem
Peter Rhodes - 2nd β - 26/Oct/08 with David Charlton

adw07 - Lead O/S - 15/Oct/08 with Mark Jarvie

fairly damp. The smeary moves on the wet green lichen at the start were hard as another smeary section above mid height. Should return on a dry day and try to do the route in less than the half hour or so it took me.
kdlauder - Lead - 13/Sep/08 with bowman & galbraith

What a greasy corner this was today. Nice middle section after a hard start, then a supper slimey awkward layback. Nae joy, went to Ratho instead..
Lawrie Brand - Lead dnf - 31/Jul/08 with Pete Nellist

Very nice climbing, constantly good jamming and laybacking up the 25m corner. A bit dirty but the best or at least one of the best E1's in the central belt.
andymoin - 2nd O/S - 15/Jul/08 with Tim Cross

Ground up. Fell off starting moves. Great route!
beegsyboy - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/08 with Andy

Maybe the scariest e1 ive done yet. I had to fight through a jungle of nettles and brmbles to reach this one. Its also quite strange to top out about 1 metre from someones back garden!
R0bbie - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/08 with Adrian

akhughes - Lead - Nov/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2007

Hidden - 2001

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 20/Mar/89 with George MacIntyre

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Voting
Total votes cast 59
hard E20 of 20
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