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East Woodburn (Staniel Heugh) History
Gordon Thompson and John Grey climbed extensively here in the 1960ís and 1970ís and did most of the obvious lines, including Woodburn Wall, Ridsdale Wall and Capstone Direct. Unaware of this, Paul Linfoot and Andy Winter rediscovered the crag, climbed and renamed many of these routes and added Autobahn and Death Wish. Karl Telfer and John Gilhespy added the Arbitrator and the remaining lines were finished off with Oliver Went A Huntiní and Autoerotic from Mark Savage

First Ascent List

2 November 2006TradSpent Force, HVS 5bSJH Reid, C King
2 November 2006TradPedestal and Crack Climb, S SJH Reid, C King
2 November 2006TradJugged Air, VD SJH Reid, C King
2 November 2006TradChimney and Roof Climb, VD SJH Reid, C King
2 November 2006TradHeave Ho!, VS 4cC King, SJH Reid
1 February 2007Gordon Bennett - RH variation,  4bSJH Reid, S Baxendale
1 February 2007TradGordon Bennett, MVS 4cSJH Reid, S Baxendale