Orrin Coley



Leicester, United Kingdom
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Orrin Coley is a top UK boulderer based in Leicester. He has climbed several hard first ascents at Forest Rock, including two Font 8B+'s and has repeated Ben Moon's Voyager Low Start (Font 8B+).

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News Two Font 8B+'s for Orrin Coley

Orrin Coley is in superb form at the moment having ticked New Base Line (Font 8B+) in Magic Wood, Switzerland, and Monk Life (Font 8B+) at Kyloe-in-the-Woods in Northumberland.

News Font 8B+ First Ascent for Orrin Coley at Forest Rock

Orrin Coley has made the first ascent of a Font 8B+ at Forest Rock, naming it 'Limit Breaker'. The problem is only 3-4 moves long and initially, Orrin wondered if the climb was even possible. Writing on his UKC logbook he described the...

News Orrin Coley repeats Voyager Low Start 8B+

Orrin Coley has repeated Voyager Low Start (8B+) at Burbage North. He quickly dispatched the stand start in October of last year and decided to take on Ben Moon's low start as a winter project, eventually climbing the problem in four sessions.

News Orrin Coley climbs new 8B+ at Forest Rock

Orrin Coley has climbed a long standing project at Forest Rock in Leicestershire. Orrin has graded the problem Font 8B+,...

News Young Brits on Form in Magic Wood

Recently a group of young British climbers descended on Magic Wood. Among them, young talent such as Billy Ridal, Orrin Coley,...

News Ropes of Maui 8B for Orrin Coley

20 year-old Orrin Coley has climbed his second 8B by ticking Pete Robins' Ropes of Maui 8B at Dinas Mot. The problem has...

News Forest Rock Comes of Age

The Leicestershire venue Forest Rock has come of age after its one remaining aid route has recently been freed - Top Slice 7c+ - a former aid...

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Micro Cams

Micro cams are among the most useful pieces of gear on a trad climber's rack. Having a tiny cam you can rely on to protect otherwise unprotectable sections of rock can make the difference between arriving at the top of your route... or at the b...

Large Bouldering Mats

Biggest isn't always best, but in bouldering it certainly has its place. Larger pads are ideal for higher problems, awkward landings, or anyone with lower limb niggles - but on the other hand they're less ideal when it comes to storing or carrying them. Here we...

Performance Rock Shoes

'Performance' is a huge category, so with UK sport climbing in mind we've narrowed the focus of this review to down-turned, supportive shoes with a good edge. How did they all do?

An Introduction to Vegan Climbing Equipment

As a vegan, taking on a new sport/discipline requires research. With the help of the Veggie Guide team, we have put...

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Rock Shoes for All-Day Comfort

Most climbers need a comfy rock shoe in their lives. When choosing an all-day all-rounder, pure performance comes second to...

Evolv Shaman 2016

One of Evolv's most popular and well known shoes, the original Shaman (designed by Chris Sharma) has been a regular feature at many walls and...

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Save 20% on huge range of PrAna clothing

Outside is stocking the UK's biggest range of PrAna clothing and offering all of it at least 20% off.

OutDoor 2019 - New Climbing Gear

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the heat the world's outdoor industry gathered in Munich to network, drink beer and showcase their shiny new stuff. For us it's a great opportunity to...

Evolv X1

Sensitive. Aggressive. Affordable. The X1 offers more sensitivity and "feel" than any shoe on the market without breaking the bank.

OutDoor 2017 - Climbing Gear and Rock Shoes

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video...

OutDoor 2016 - New Rock Shoes and Footwear

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video...

Evolv Spark and Nikita

New from Evolv this year are two great all day rockshoes perfect for entry level and those seeking optimum comfort. For the men...

All New Evolv Shaman 2

New for this year from the Chris Sharma signiture series is the Shaman 2. Superb high performance rockshoe offering downturned...

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