Simeon is a licensed rock climbing guide, and a certified Wilderness First Responder who has been technical rock climbing since 1995 and has taught people how to climb and stay safe in the vertical world for the better part of twenty years. Simeon is active in several climbing coalitions throughout the northern continent and believes in protecting open space for future generations. You can find Simeon's name in guidebooks within the Red River Gorge, Kentucky, Mount Charleston, Nevada, Ralph Stover State Park in Bucks County Pennsylvania, the New River Gorge, West Virginia, and throughout Mexico including; El Potrero Chico, Peña de Bernal, and Aculco de Espinosa. Simeon learned to climb on traditional gear in the Delaware Water Gap, then moved onto the Gunks in 1996 which propelled him into a life as a climbing guide. Simeon considers himself firstly as a traditional climber even though the the majority of his route development is largely comprised in sport climbing areas.