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

Hidden 08/May Lead O/S
Lukem6 19/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Stoney Boy 27/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Phil Cundy
katyc 24/Jul/14 AltLd

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!

Derek Furze 02/Jun/13 -
Dave Mason 27/Jun/12 Lead O/S
with Darren Belfield
Dan Lane 15/Apr/12 2nd O/S

Felt like hard work for VS!

with Martin Kocsis
Hidden ??/2012 -
cymjt ??/2012 -
Simon Caldwell 02/Oct/11 AltLd O/S

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!

with Carmen
climbingxcat 19/Jun/11 2nd O/S

if the first 'pitch' is 4b I'm very surprised!

with Brian
biobuild 19/May/11 2nd O/S
marcoleptic 19/May/11 Lead O/S
Rob Exile Ward 23/Apr/11 Lead

Beautiful sunny day and the crag was practically deserted. 30 - 40 years ago it would have been much busier.

with Sam Ward
Hidden 18/Sep/10 2nd
pebbles 16/Sep/10 2nd dog

if this is VS4c, I'm Queen Victoria

leathers 11/Jul/10 Lead dog

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)

with Charlotte Evans
lukas richardo ?/Jul/10 Lead

i can remember struggling in the middle section, but beyond that an unremarkable climb. just the one pitch i tink.

with dale, jamie
mark20 26/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
bigdrew 26/Jun/10 AltLd rpt

Lead the first pitch and backed off the second pitch again.

with Mark R
jshields 25/Apr/10 AltLd

Done before with Sarah

Hidden ??/2010 Lead
porridgefan 28/Jun/09 2nd O/S
with Niall Francis
Mike Bayley 24/May/09 AltLd dog

Led 1st pitch. Struggled to second pitch two.

with Martin Stevens
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead O/S
BigToe 03/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
with Milne
Milne 02/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

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!

keith leonard ??/2009 -
Hidden 14/Jun/08 Lead O/S
Different Steve 04/Nov/07 Lead rpt
PanzerHanzler 04/Nov/07 2nd
Luke Kelly 02/May/07 Lead O/S
with Mark Duggan
Mark D 02/May/07 2nd O/S

Great climb

with Luke Kelly
Sam and will 20/Apr/06 Lead O/S
with Anthony Bennett + Ben Bennett
David Martin 02/Apr/05 Lead O/S
with DrGav
Wayne S ??/2005 -
thrutch ??/2004 Lead O/S
with johnny b
krikoman 10/Oct/03 2nd O/S
steveb2006 28/Sep/02 Solo
Hidden 23/Apr/02 Lead
Hidden 13/Apr/02 2nd
sdht ??/2002 -
colin milton ?/Jul/01 2nd
with eric milton
Different Steve ??/2001 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/99 Lead O/S
chris wyatt ??/1999 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/98 Lead O/S
craig h 29/Apr/96 2nd O/S
with Janet Hannah
Hidden 20/Sep/92 2nd
Hidden 03/May/92 Solo rpt
Backinthegame ?/May/92 2nd

Thought this was hard....

nai ??/1992 Lead
Hidden ??/1992 -
andrew300169 ??/1992 Lead O/S
babymoac ??/1992 -
steve prior ?/Aug/90 Lead
with Paul L
Steve Lenartowicz ??/1990 2nd
Hidden 03/Jun/89 Lead
Gary Coggon ??/1988 AltLd O/S

Mike? 88?

with Mike Block
Hidden 19/Aug/85 Lead
Hidden 06/May/85 Lead
TonyF 01/May/85 Lead
with Anthony, Tony Cox
Ian Clare ??/1985 -
andy gittins ??/1985 -
Hidden 13/Nov/83 Lead
Nigel Bond 04/Apr/82 AltLd
with Charlie Leverton
Rob Davies 19/Apr/81 Lead
with Angus McLean
Hidden ?/Oct/78 Lead O/S
tapley 20/May/78 Lead
with Alison Tapley
rogerskews ??/1978 AltLd
with Martin Coward
Nigel Bond 13/Sep/75 Lead
with Ben Foord
Hidden ??/1974 AltLd
Rog Wilko ?/Nov/71 Lead

Not very good. Why do this when the Ten Craters.. is next-door?

with Debbie Wilkinson
mikej 09/Oct/71 Lead
with E
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