Zeppelin*** E3 5c
[Zeppelin E3, Mother Carey's Kitchen. Sorry about the pic quality, but it's such a brilliant route that I couldn't resist!, 4 kb]45m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
A Pembroke classic which soars up and out over the sea with more buckets than a garden centre. It is usually done in one pitch but can be split at a small stance if the tide threatens. Start beneath a line of grooves 5m left of the corner.
1) 5c, 20m. Climb up to the base of the first groove and follow it to a bulge. Power around this then swing up and right to a jutting flake (hands-off rest possible!). Continue up cracks to a well-positioned stance.
2) 5b, 15m. Pull into the upper groove and follow it more easily to the top. Stake belay well back. © ROCKFAX

FA. P.Littlejohn, R.Harrison 13.8.77 13/Aug/1977

Ticklists: Pembroke Rockfax Top 50.

Photo: Zeppelin E3, Mother Carey's Kitchen. Sorry about the pic quality, but it's such a brilliant route that I couldn't resist! © jalapeno
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This climb is in 184 logbooks, and on 30 wishlists.

Harder than Star Gate! Plenty of jugs but crux significantly harder than the rest of the route, although top corner no pushover. Ellie had a bit of an epic on the second....!
spidermonkey09 - Lead O/S - 18/Sep/15 with Ellie Fuller

Not the most fun route to second, hanging out in space not being able to get back on! Also chipped my tooth takeing out gear.. :p
Ella7 - 2nd dog - 18/Sep/15 with Jim Hulbert

Wet! Still amazing.
quiffhanger - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/15 with Rachel

Pretty wet
datoon - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/15 with Adam Coles

Andrew Wilson - 2nd O/S - 30/Aug/15 with Matt Nuttall

Greasy... although much less so than when Toon lead it first thing that morning. Superb though.
mattnuttall - Lead O/S - 30/Aug/15 with Andrew Wilson

rajeshwarbisht - 2nd dnf - 29/Aug/15 with Flavio

Done in a single, really hard, steep and pumpy mega pitch. Way better than Rock Idol. Practiced my rescue techniques by hauling Raj up 6m of free space.
FlavioL1989 - Lead O/S - 29/Aug/15 with Raj Bisht

amccann - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/15 with Harry Lewis

harry_lewis - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/15 with Alex McCann

So good. Calm lead from shaun although the crux wasn't as juggy as expected. Mega line and wild positions
benkelsey - 2nd O/S - 17/Aug/15 with Shaun Humphreys

Totally outrageous! possibly the best route of the trip! mega day in the end!
shaunhumphreys - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/15 with benkelsey

Mega! Mike lowered from the crux so I went and gave it a bash, great stuff
anguskille - Lead β - 07/Aug/15 with Mike Grant

Forgot the rope so turned a 1 pitch route into a 3 pitch route. Again attempted to go the wrong way but sorted it in the end. Didn't find any hands off rest. Where does the time go?
Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 29/Jul/15 with Dan Moore (DCD)

Hidden - AltLd - 29/Jul/15

As one pitch. The crux was pretty wet, which made it quite exciting.
James Marshall - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/15 with sash

jamestaylor92 - Lead O/S - 01/Jul/15 with james slater

Dan724 - 2nd O/S - 23/Jun/15 with Dan Ely

rested on crux and just after as i got really pumped on the greasy holds and scetched out. Top is fun and a bit more well behaved
dan ely - Lead dog - 23/Jun/15 with dan

M_Robinson - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/15 with Adam Bowman

Adam24B - 2nd - 16/Jun/15 with Mike Robinson

Utterly wild but awesome! Even if you are dangling in space lots like me this is one to love
Sardien - 2nd dog - 16/Jun/15 with Rich Gentry

Im shit at steep
markalmack - AltLd rpt - 25/May/15 with will

WB - AltLd O/S - 25/May/15 with Mark

P1. Rotten stuck wire broke apart when I tugged on it after clipping, smashed me in the face and chipped my tooth. Fantastic route. The first few moves of P2 are quite tricky I thought
GuyVG - AltLd O/S - 23/May/15 with Jo Stadden

pearson9596 - Lead O/S - 04/May/15 with Ian Faulkner

ian d f - 2nd rpt - 04/May/15 with Michael P

Hidden - 19/Apr/15

Hidden - Lead O/S - 16/Apr/15

Great route, led the first pitch. Easier than it looks.
drysori - AltLd O/S - 04/Apr/15

Into top of Airship
Tom Livingstone - 2nd β - 23/Mar/15 with Tony Stone

Ian craigie - 2nd - 2015 with Karen Mackintyre, Niels Ernst williams

mikeshewring - AltLd O/S - 30/Jul/14 with sharpie

Ed morris - 2nd rpt - 15/Jul/14 with Jerry Handren

redjerry - Lead - 15/Jul/14 with Ed Morris

Lacked conviction at the crux and rested on gear. Amazing line!
adam 24 - Lead dog - 15/Jun/14 with Paul Clarkson

jonleighton - 2nd O/S - 14/May/14

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/14

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/14

Justin T - Lead O/S - 02/May/14 with Rachel

Rachel Slater - 2nd rpt - 02/May/14 with Justin Timms

Cool route and so steep! Was on this for about 2 hours apparently - took forever to commit to the crux! Top groove nearly had me off too. Really had to fight for this one but so worth it!
shed_hed - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/14 with Dougie Swanson-Low

dswansonlow - 2nd O/S - 17/Apr/14 with Darren McMaster

mike mo - 2014

HAJ Francis - Lead O/S - 2014

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/13

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Oct/13

Actually as steep as it looks!
Kirill - 2nd O/S - 06/Oct/13 with Conor Cussell

pie_eater_pete - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/13 with bwestwood

ian caton - Lead dnf - 02/Sep/13 with Abi

Led both pitches, great climbing, the top out wasn't much fun though.
Ed morris - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/13 with -martin

Good lead from Dad, thought the steep crux was hard and the top section wasn't much easier.
Joughton - 2nd O/S - 25/Aug/13

Mark Grist - AltLd O/S - 23/Jul/13 with Sam Simpson

Tried to lead first pitch got psyched out, came down mark lead pitch 1, then i lead pitch 2. Absolutely wild and amazing, seconded pitch 1 very easily and almost kicked myself or not leading it clean. Oh well
Sam Simpson - AltLd RP - 23/Jul/13 with Mark Grist

Hidden - Lead O/S - 12/Jul/13

Great effort from sash on the lead enjoyed following this one
brices - 2nd β - 12/Jul/13 with Sash

1 pitch.
dominic lee - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/13 with andy elliot

three top 50 leads that day, got hot and found this really hard kept slipping out of the crux hold on the crux. got it properly eventually.
Jake Young - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/13 with Climbingsheep, Mike

climbingsheep - 2nd O/S - 18/Jun/13 with Jake Young, Mike Watson

An embarrassing repeat in trainers/no chalk/rainy conditions. Totally stupid. Both of us aided past the hard bits (good aiding skills from Remus)
Daniel Heath - 2nd dog - 12/Jun/13 with Remus

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/Jun/13

Outrageous route!
Daniel Heath - AltLd O/S - 10/Jun/13 with Remus

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 10/Jun/13

Ace! P2
Ollie B - AltLd O/S - 29/May/13 with D.Campbell

Lead p1, absolutely WILD! Loved the lie down on the flake!
Duncan Campbell - AltLd O/S - 29/May/13 with Ollie B

Just like indoor climbing. The tat is looking a little worse for ware tho.
Chi Cheng - Lead O/S - 02/May/13 with Adam Knightly

Olli-C - 2nd O/S - 02/May/13 with Rachel Slater

AWESOME! This route pretty much defines the type of climbing I love best.
Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 02/May/13 with Olli Crudge

First E3. Climbing wall fitness was invaluable as the first belay is about 5 metres further out to sea than the start.
Tubs - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/13 with Dave M

jcw - 2013

irish paul - Lead O/S - 2013 with Sarah Black

Ground up. Took a thirty footer from just before the belay after becoming intimidated by the steepness, over gripping and getting über pumped. Felt easy the second time. Damn. Still, easily my biggest (best?) whipper ever.
Ed Babs - Lead RP - 19/Sep/12 with AlexD

AlexD - 2nd - 19/Sep/12 with Ed

Outrageously steep!
Dangerous Dave - Lead O/S - 19/Sep/12 with Dave O

Led second pitch. Quality
dave o - AltLd O/S - 19/Sep/12 with Dave Cowan

gregoritos - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/12

eddy-on-the-rocks - Lead β - 24/Jul/12 with Tom

Flailed on crux
tommytuffa - 2nd - 24/Jul/12 with edd

Lowered off this a few years ago, so ground up. Amazing line!
david morse - Lead rpt - 12/Apr/12 with Josh,Nath+Mikey

melonmike - 2nd O/S - 12/Apr/12 with Dave Morse

mwatson - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with thomasadixon

Led 2nd pitch. Astoundingly steep, not as hard as it looks but then it looks insane!
thomasadixon - AltLd O/S - 11/Mar/12 with Mike

Nick Sillem - 2012

Thanks to my wife for belaying with an incoming tide and only an HVS for escape! Awesome route.
Adam Booth - Lead O/S - 23/Sep/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Aug/11

Matthew Robinson - 2nd dog - 14/Aug/11 with Jon

absolutly mega!!!1 what a pitch did it in a one.
C coldwell-storry - Lead O/S - 22/Jul/11 with rob lay

Glyn - 2nd O/S - 30/Jun/11 with Luke, Barni

Luke Brooks - 2nd - 30/Jun/11 with Glyn Hudson, Barni

In a oner
barni - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/11 with luke, Glyn

pipof747 - Lead O/S - 30/Jun/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/11

Epic. Class route.
robin_hackney - AltLd O/S - 21/Jun/11 with Si

Hidden - AltLd - 01/Jun/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/11 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/11

markalmack - AltLd O/S - 09/Mar/11 with james marjot

Rory Shaw - 2011

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2011

the crux is one pull and its jugs virtually everywhere with more threads than you can imagine and hands off rests to boot: E2? the top pitch is a nice contrast with its square cut hanging groove and some balancey moves to get established. not the mind-blowing pitch thats made out but still good fun
ksjs - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/10 with phil

Hidden - 2nd dog - 28/Aug/10

C Mclean - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/10 with Kieran O' Sullivan

Climbed in one loooong pitch...immense!
Graham Iles - Lead - 14/Aug/10 with Neil Stabbs

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/10

Astoundingly overhanging.
Andrew Barker - 2nd O/S - 13/Aug/10 with Si

Hidden - Lead β - 11/Aug/10

Fran S8 - 2nd - 01/Aug/10

JulesV - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Shauna Cunningham

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/10 with Joe Bawden

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Jun/10

Shauna - 2nd - 27/Jun/10 with Jules

Cool climb on a hot day.Ps some wires were left in the crag. Legitimate crag swag for the next party!
chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/10 with PAul O'neal

Hidden - Lead dnf - 21/Jun/10

jacobjacob - Lead O/S - 02/May/10

One pitch
LC - Lead O/S - Apr/10

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 2010

Seymore Butt - 2010

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Sep/09

ian d f - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/09 with Pete H

Hidden - Lead - 07/Aug/09

Abbed in at high tide during rain to the cave, had to clip rope in to stay into the wall, mind bending atmosphere and exposure, will never forget the power scream crux slap. led first pitch.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/09 with Nick Rabb

Brown - Lead O/S - 12/Apr/09 with John

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Apr/09

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 11/Apr/09

morganator - Lead - 24/Aug/08 with Neil McAdie

1 fall. Crux section was wet but good finger locks should have stuck. A true full body work out!
gforce - Lead dog - 07/Aug/08 with Jason

ASchwirtz - Lead O/S - 10/Jun/08 with Ian (UBMC)

Still a great route and both pitches pack a punch especially the crazy first one! The peg and sling helps a lot....
Chad123 - AltLd rpt - 19/May/08 with Emily

Richard Horn - 2nd - 18/May/08

selman - 2nd dog - 2008 with Simon Robinson

frost - 2nd - Aug/07 with D Garry

Gus - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/07

Hidden - Lead β - 24/Jul/07

Fantastico!! There was a couple of helpful in situ wires on the hard bit which together with the stainless peg made it a bit sporty, but we removed them.
Paz - Lead O/S - 16/Jun/07 with TS

waltersp - 2nd dog - 16/Apr/07 with Nick

mux - AltLd O/S - 2007 with Simon Frost

feilx - Lead O/S - 15/Jul/06 with Sue Hazel

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 29/Jun/06 with martina

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - Lead - 23/Jun/06 with Matt Parkes

Climbed back down from the bulge (too much gear both on my rack and in the (crucial) holds).
Paz - Lead dnf - 10/Jun/06 with AR

Adam Ellwood - Lead O/S - 12/May/06 with Dave Parton

bronsonite - Lead O/S - 01/May/06 with Ben Lea

Hidden - 2nd dog - Apr/06

Boy - 2006

Bern - 2006

Billg - Lead O/S - 2006 with Paul Tucker

Smith42 - Lead O/S - 2006 with Lenny

Kev Little - Lead O/S - 2006

Chubbard - 2nd - 30/Sep/05 with C Godfrey

Hidden - 2nd β - Sep/05

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

lx - Lead - Jun/04

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - Jun/04 with Viv

Steve Crowe - Lead O/S - 08/Apr/04 with KM

Hidden - AltLd - 2004

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/02 with Myles Jordan

shoulders - 2nd O/S - 08/Jul/01 with mart

Tim M - 2000

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/99

5c? Felt hard.
innes - Lead dog - Aug/98 with Jon Bracey

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/98 with Paul Tanton

PaulTanton - AltLd O/S - 23/May/98 with Special Robin

Dave Musgrove Jnr - AltLd - 03/May/98 with Muir Morton

Hidden - 2nd - 1998

ChrisJD - Lead - 01/Jun/97 with rc

craig h - Lead O/S - 13/Sep/96 with Janet Hannah

phardman - Lead O/S - 06/Sep/95 with Jon Bibby

Year a guess. Remember being a bit disappointed.
shark - Lead O/S - 1994 with Derek Toulalan

Led Pitch 1
jfletcher - AltLd O/S - 14/Jun/92 with David Gilkes

Dave Rumney - 1990

Hidden - Lead β - 28/Aug/89

Hidden - AltLd - 30/Apr/88

William Robertson - Lead O/S - 1988 with Emily, Steve, Shaun etc

Hidden - Lead - 03/Oct/87

andy gittins - 1987

Mike Owen - 29/May/86 with Eric Rooseberry

keefe - 07/May/86 with Johnny Adams

Hidden - 30/Apr/85

Hidden - 1985

Mark Kemball - Lead - 01/May/84 with Nick MacFarlane

Steve Bell - 1981 with Martin Corbett

Chris Craggs - Lead - 1980

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