Melloblocco 2010: up to the challengeMon, 17/05/2010 - 14:00 — Petzl
As expected, boulderers from all over Europe converged on Melloblocco in Italy the weekend of May 6-9.
This was a bet not to be taken lightly, considering the atrocious weather forecast... But boulderers are the persevering type and Melloblocco's favorable microclimate saved the weekend.
Get ready for the 65th annual 10 Mila!Wed, 21/04/2010 - 14:26 — Petzl
This year the 10 Mila race will take place on May 1st. For this 65th edition, runners will be racing throught the forests of Finspång, in Östergötland, in southeastern Sweden. This popular race is special in that it takes place entirely at night: the first runner begins at 10pm, followed by the other nine relay team members, for a total race distance of 110 kilometers.
TIKKA² Contest - Week 11 winnersWed, 27/01/2010 - 04:31 — Petzl
The voting is officially closed! Below are the last round of winners - chosen from among those that submitted their photos and videos by the final January 31 deadline (each submission is open for voting for 14 days).
Social networking and mass emailing were clearly responsable in helping the winners get the most votes this week. The winners of this week's contest were able to generate a great deal of noise about their submissions and each will receive a TIKKA2 PLUS headlamp.
TIKKA² Contest - Week 10 winnersSun, 17/01/2010 - 06:28 — Petzl
During the past week, the traffic to the contest site was the highest it's ever been, even though the submission period ended on December 31. The site received thousands of votes to choose the best photos and videos, as well as many comments. This week's winning photos are some of the best we've seen in the contest. There are only a few more days before the voting ends and the jury announces the Grand Prize winners. Stay tuned!
Waypoint Namibia - Majka Burhardt's climbing journey in southern AfricaTue, 12/01/2010 - 23:38 — Petzl
Writer, climber and guide Majka Burhardt has a penchant for combining adventure climbing and travel to exotic destinations. She does this with a heart-felt emphasis on gaining an greater understanding of the places she visits and the people inhabiting them.
TIKKA² contest - Week 8 winnersMon, 28/12/2009 - 19:02 — Petzl
As we are entering the last week for submissions we wish to remind that the contest is open to your video or photographic vision of the Power of Light until thursday december 31 Midnight. After it will be possible to vote and rate your favorite photos and videos during 14 days. We wish to everyone all the best for the last tuning.
TIKKA² Contest - Week 7 winnersWed, 23/12/2009 - 01:10 — Petzl
We're getting close to the conclusion of the TIKKA² contest and we're continuing to receive more great entries. Over 1000 photos have already been posted! Additionally, we've been getting submissions from all over the world and it's been interesting to see the different interpretations of the Power of Light theme. Now that the long winter nights are fully upon us, it's time to surprise us with your video and photo creations.
Attention: the contest ends December 31, 2009 at 11:59pm!
TIKKA² Contest - Week 6 winnersTue, 15/12/2009 - 23:26 — Petzl
Below are the videos and photos that got the highest scores in last week's contest round. Each of winning participants will receive a TIKKA PLUS² headlamp. We're receiving more and more photo submissions and more and more people are voting. The final vote is going to be tight! We're starting to get more videos as well - a total of five were submitted over a single weekend alone and we are proud to announce five winning videos this week.
Adieu, GuySat, 12/12/2009 - 00:23 — Petzl
We just learned yesterday that Guy Lacelle was killed in an avalanche during the Bozeman Ice Festival. This tragic news strikes at the heart of the Petzl family, adding to a overwhelmingly sad 2009. Guy has long been a close friend to all of us at Petzl, both in North America and Europe.
TIKKA² contest - Week 5 winners!Thu, 10/12/2009 - 03:07 — Petzl
The TIKKA2 contest is in its 5th week and we're continuing to receive loads of great submissions.
Below are the five winning entries for the photo catagory and the three winners of the video category. Each will receive a new TIKKA PLUS² headlamp.