Simeon* VS 4c

Rockfax Description
Devious, but worthwhile. Some good moves.
1) 4b, 10m. As for Rose Bowl.
2) 4c, 22m. Climb through the bulge directly above, then trend right and back left, following the line of large and well-travelled holds, until it is possible to join Simeon Direct above its crux. © ROCKFAX

FA. Nat Allen, D Carnell (1 point) l 1965
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Lukem6 - 2nd O/S - 19/Oct/14

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 27/Jul/14 with Phil Cundy

Blimey this was a devious little route! Led P2. Tough move from belay. Had to have sneaky rest at peg. I'd go with 5a. And hot! Always an adventure at Dovedale!
katyc - AltLd - 24/Jul/14

Derek Furze - 02/Jun/13

Dave Mason - Lead O/S - 27/Jun/12 with Darren Belfield

Felt like hard work for VS!
Dan Lane - 2nd O/S - 15/Apr/12 with Martin Kocsis

Hidden - 2012

cymjt - 2012

I led the easy pitch 1, C led pitch 2. "Low in the grade" according to Rockfax, I'd say high in the grade, the move off the belay is maybe 5a. After that I think most people traverse horizontally right into the shrubbery and up onto a dirty ledge, the old guide seems to suggest going diagonally right to there which would be much better. Not sure where it's meant to go after that!
Simon Caldwell - AltLd O/S - 02/Oct/11 with Carmen

if the first 'pitch' is 4b I'm very surprised!
climbingxcat - 2nd O/S - 19/Jun/11 with Brian

biobuild - 2nd O/S - 19/May/11

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 19/May/11

Beautiful sunny day and the crag was practically deserted. 30 - 40 years ago it would have been much busier.
Rob Exile Ward - Lead - 23/Apr/11 with Sam Ward

Hidden - 2nd - 18/Sep/10

if this is VS4c, I'm Queen Victoria
pebbles - 2nd dog - 16/Sep/10

Bit of a rest at the peg.... Quite dirty - did the direct years ago and don't remember it being like this! Didn't feel low in the grade to me (or that could be that I'm as weak as a kitten these days)
leathers - Lead dog - 11/Jul/10 with Charlotte Evans

i can remember struggling in the middle section, but beyond that an unremarkable climb. just the one pitch i tink.
lukas richardo - Lead - Jul/10 with dale, jamie

mark20 - AltLd O/S - 26/Jun/10

Lead the first pitch and backed off the second pitch again.
bigdrew - AltLd rpt - 26/Jun/10 with Mark R

Done before with Sarah
jshields - AltLd - 25/Apr/10 with Ed James

Hidden - Lead - 2010

porridgefan - 2nd O/S - 28/Jun/09 with Niall Francis

Led 1st pitch. Struggled to second pitch two.
Mike Bayley - AltLd dog - 24/May/09 with Martin Stevens

Hidden - Lead O/S - 10/May/09

BigToe - AltLd O/S - 03/Apr/09 with Milne

led 2nd pitch. dirty, excavated holds as i climbed, overgrown, trees starting to affect the route, frightening for VS, hard for 4c, felt high in the grade, certainly not low!! do 10 craters instead!
Milne - AltLd O/S - 02/Apr/09 with Steve poole

keith leonard - 2009

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Jun/08

Different Steve - Lead rpt - 04/Nov/07 with Andy Hansler

PanzerHanzler - 2nd - 04/Nov/07 with Steve Culverhouse

Luke Kelly - Lead O/S - 02/May/07 with Mark Duggan

Great climb
Mark D - 2nd O/S - 02/May/07 with Luke Kelly

Sam and will - Lead O/S - 20/Apr/06 with Anthony Bennett + Ben Bennett

David Martin - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/05 with DrGav

Wayne S - 2005

thrutch - Lead O/S - 2004 with johnny b

krikoman - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/03 with Kev Gibbs

Hidden - Solo - 28/Sep/02

Hidden - 2nd - 13/Apr/02

sdht - 2002

colin milton - 2nd - Jul/01 with eric milton

Different Steve - Lead O/S - 2001 with Martin Hore

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/99

chris wyatt - Lead O/S - 1999

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/98

craig h - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/96 with Janet Hannah

Hidden - 2nd - 20/Sep/92

Hidden - Solo rpt - 03/May/92

Thought this was hard....
Backinthegame - 2nd - May/92

nai - Lead - 1992

Hidden - 1992

andrew300169 - Lead O/S - 1992

babymoac - 1992

steve prior - Lead - Aug/90 with Paul L

Steve Lenartowicz - 2nd - 1990

ChrisJD - Lead - 03/Jun/89

Mike? 88?
Gary Coggon - AltLd O/S - 1988 with Mike Block

Hidden - Lead - 19/Aug/85

Hidden - Lead - 06/May/85

TonyF - 01/May/85

Ian Clare - 1985

andy gittins - 1985

Hidden - Lead - 13/Nov/83

Nigel Bond - AltLd - 04/Apr/82 with Charlie Leverton

Hidden - Lead O/S - Oct/78

tapley - Lead - 20/May/78 with Alison Tapley

rogerskews - AltLd - 1978 with Martin Coward

Nigel Bond - Lead - 13/Sep/75 with Ben Foord

Hidden - AltLd - 1974

Not very good. Why do this when the Ten Craters.. is next-door?
Rog Wilko - Lead - Nov/71 with Debbie Wilkinson

mikej - Lead - 09/Oct/71 with E

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