Mother Night*** E4 6a
[Paul Morozzo looking composed (not) on Mother Night, Mother Carey's Kitchen, Pembrokeshire, 3 kb]30m, 2 pitches.

Rockfax Description
The central route on the wall provides a magnificent challenge. Get yourself onto a tiny ledge, just left of the big cave, either from below or above; or start from lower at low tide.
1) 6a, 15m. Climb up left from the ledge to a small roof. Make a very hard move around this to a tiring undercut above. Pull up left (also hard) into another groove then climb up over the overlaps to reach a good stance at the base of a steep corner.
2) 5c, 15m. Climb the corner then traverse left to a monster thread on the very nose of the buttress (you'll see what I mean when you get there!). Step left and climb the wall to the top. © ROCKFAX


FA. P.Littlejohn 7.4.78 07/Apr/1978

Photo: Paul Morozzo looking composed (not) on Mother Night, Mother Carey's Kitchen, Pembrokeshire © rbruce
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PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 27 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

Ed morris - 2nd rpt - 27/May/15 with Ian Bryant

valecoastclimber - Lead O/S - 24/May/15

Pumpy mother this one!
dan gibson - Lead O/S - 21/May/15 with Eszter

Led in one big pitch. Had seconded top pitch before.
Tom Livingstone - Lead β - 11/Apr/15 with Henry Francis

Top pitch only
Tom Livingstone - 2nd β - 24/Mar/15 with Tony Stone

ian bryant - 2015

Makes Tangerine Dream look like E3. Will be back.
Ed morris - Lead dnf - 15/Jul/14 with Jerry Handren

I got the glory second pitch which is infested with jugs. The first pitch was hard! Gutted I didn't get to watch Ian abbing into the sea...
jacobjacob - AltLd O/S - 23/Jun/14

Hidden - 2nd - 13/May/14

Led p1 after nearly abbing into the sea. Fierce!
i_a_coops - Lead O/S - 2014 with Jacobjacob

crux was wet so went left then back right both felt like 6b
mwatson - Lead O/S - 11/Mar/12 with thomasadixon

First pitch felt hard an greasy, trashed me! Damn good effort by Mike. Second was just class, should have led it really but first just took me down.
thomasadixon - 2nd dog - 11/Mar/12 with Mike

pipof747 - Lead RP - 28/Jun/11

Felt OK for E4 - never too hard with good, but spaced gear. Would be hard if greasy!
Billg - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/11 with Will Calvert

Rory Shaw - 2011

E4 in the cockfax- it isn't!
morganator - AltLd O/S - 15/Aug/10 with Andy Benson

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Dave Musgrove Jnr - Lead O/S - Aug/03 with Joe le Sage

Hidden - Lead - 09/May/02

Hidden - Lead dnf - 13/May/01

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jul/99

(seconded Karin 8 April 2004)
Steve Crowe - 2nd O/S - 29/Aug/96 with KM

shark - AltLd O/S - 03/Sep/94 with Derek Toulalan

DDDD - AltLd O/S - 1992 with Simon Lee

frank ramsay - Lead O/S - Apr/90

keefe - 07/May/86 with Johnny Adams

Hidden - 1985

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
EyebrowTom, Andrew Nelson, andy dunn

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