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Paddaburn History
The crag was discovered by John Earl, Bob Hutchinson and Tim Edmundson in 1973, Padda Wall, Churnsike Crack and the difficult Sike Wall all dating from this time. A further nine routes were added by Dave Bowen and Stewart Wilson in 1978. beginning the tradition of wild west names. Finally, a few more routes, the most noteworthy being Almighty Voice, were literally unearthed by the author during the production of this guide.

First Ascent List

9 November 2006TradPadda Chimney, D SJH Reid
9 November 2006TradThe Secret Six, VS 4cSJH Reid, C King
 With S Baxendale
9 November 2006TradBorn Again, HS SJH Reid, C King
 With S Baxendale
9 November 2006TradCave Climb, VD SJH Reid