Pinnicle Climbing Centre

To book or for further information, call

01604 875996

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

Orrin Coley

Name: Orrin Coley

Age: 20

Where are you from? Leicester

Random fact about you: I like Skittles (the sweets, not the game!)

If you’re not climbing, what do you enjoy doing? Food and Skittles

How did you get into climbing? My Dad

How old were you when you did your first every climbing session and where was it? 6 years old at The Tower

What is your proudest climbing achievement? ''In Search of Tyler'' V12 at Forest Rock

What is your ultimate climbing goal? Continual Progression - which will also be the name of my next new bloc....

What's your favourite problem/route and why? Misericorde in Font. 7c+ highball which is awesome with some supercool moves

What is your favourite type of climbing? Bouldering

Where is your favourite crag and why? Anston Stones Wood - I like limestone and it has a bit of everything

If you could give someone one piece of advice for climbing, what would it be? Try harder!

Who or what inspires you? Jimmy Webb because he climbs hard and has a cool beard!

How long have you been routesetting? 3 years

What made you decide to get into route setting? I like to be creative

How do you get inspiration for route setting? Climbs I've done all over the world


Adam Allgrove

Name: Adam Allgrove

Age: 22

Where are you from? Harlow, Essex

Random fact about you: My nose isn’t straight

If you’re not climbing, what do you enjoy doing? Eating everything in sight

How did you get into climbing? A weekend climbing club here in Harlow

How old were you when you did your first every climbing session and where was it? 15, and Harlow

What is your proudest climbing achievement? Some multipitch routes in Avon, i forget which ones

What is your ultimate climbing goal? To climb hard and not fall off too much

What's your favourite problem/route and why? Brad Pit, as its always feels harder than i remember and spits me off...

What is your favourite type of climbing? Sport/Bouldering

Where is your favourite crag and why? The Plantation, so many things to do!

If you could give someone one piece of advice for climbing, what would it be? Don’t just progress through the grades, 6a, 6a+, 6b. If that 7c looks fun, tie in! Because why not?

Who or what inspires you? Steve Mcclure, because have you seen him climb? Yeah, exactly. 
How long have you been route setting? About 5 years

What made you decide to get into route setting? The thought of being able to create moves for people to actually enjoy, and then complain about because they were too short/tall/weak/literally any excuse they could think of.

How do you get inspiration for route setting? From my experience as a climber, and from seeing people try other routes in the past and move in crazy ways.

Why does Tom call you ‘Wolfgang’?! I think its because he idolises me, like Mr. Gullich....

Alex Mason

Alex Mason is a North Wales based climber, coach and professional route-setter. Alex enjoys all aspects of climbing and has bouldered 7C+, redpointed F8a+ and onsighted F8a. However, his proudest achievements are on the British sharp-end. He has onsighted/flashed over 40 E6s and E7s and made the first ascents of Gimble in the Wabe (E7 6b) and Smear Campaign (E8 6c), both at Gogarth in 2014.

Name: Alex Mason

Age: 25

Where are you from? North Wales

Random fact about you: I am a Type 1 Diabetic

If you’re not climbing, what do you enjoy doing? Route Setting

How did you get in to climb? Though my school, then my dad’s friend started taking me a wall where I got band for climbing on the vending machine. He then started to take me outside climbing instead.

How old where you when you did your first every climbing session and where was it? South Hunsley School, where it had a small climbing wall. I was about 12 years old.

What is your proudest climbing achievement? I tried to do the Long Hope route in a day.

What is your ultimate climbing goal? To keep going, and stop getting finger injuries.

What's your favourite problem/route and why? Skin Head Moon Stomp in Gogarth. It optimised everything I like about climbing.

What is your favourite type of climbing? Trad Climbing

Where is your favourite crag and why? Gogarth; it has everything. Hard, bold, scary, thought provoking climbs and the weather is normally good.

If you could give someone one piece of advice for climbing, what would it be?  Don’t let go!

Who or what inspires you? People like Ian Vickers and Pat Littlejohn. People who are dedicated and still really enjoy what they do.
How long have you been route setting?  8 years

What made you decide to get into route setting? It was a job with climbing and I really enjoy doing it.

How do you get inspiration for route setting? From what I have climbed outside.

James Garden

Name: James Garden

Age: 24

Where are you from? Stockport.

If you’re not climbing, what do you enjoy doing? Training for climbing.

How did you get into climbing? Through school.

How old were you when you did your first every climbing session and where was it? I was 9 years old and it was at the Rope Race in Stockport.

What is your proudest climbing achievement? Climbing two V11's and a V10 in a day. Also climbing a V13.

What is your ultimate climbing goal? To climb V14

What's your favourite problem/route and why? West Side Story. Sometimes it feels desperate, sometimes it feels easy..

What is your favourite type of climbing? Bouldering because it is easy to go and do on your own.

Where is your favourite crag and why? Sinsana because the routes are so epically long.

If you could give someone one piece of advice for climbing, what would it be? Warm up properly and stretch (especially your legs).

Who or what inspires you? Dave Graham for bouldering so hard for so long!

How long have you been routesetting? 7 years.

What made you decide to get into route setting? It seemed like a fun and creative way to earn a living!

How do you get inspiration for route setting? Boulders outside and World Cup competitions.

Anything else you would like to say? I would like to thank Beyond Hope Ltd for all your support.

Jordon Fleming