New wallpapers

Six news wallpapers (from the 2012 catalog) are now available for download.

Home run for the first Mount Fuji Ultra Trail

It is 14h59, Sunday, May 20th, in Oike Park, by the peaceful shores of lake Kawaguchi. As the award ceremony reaches its end, Seiji Okamato and Ryu Kodama, the last two runners, cross the finish line hand-in-hand to a huge round of applause and are welcomed onto the stage by both the organizing committee and the winners of the races. Seiji Okamato proudly shows a bag full of trash he picked up on the trail and carried all the way.

VIDEO - Petzl RocTrip China 2011 - the official movie

Last fall, from October 26-30, 2011, more than 600 climbers gathered with our team for Petzl RocTrip China. All participants discovered and enjoyed more than 250 brand new pitches on unbelievable limestone especially prepared for the event. The long-awaited movie has now arrived.

Dave GRAHAM in "Polvo Tecnico"

Labor of love: La Grave mountain risk patrollers, guardians of Freedom

Friday, 11 February 2011, 2:00 p.m., Crête du Peyrou d'Aval, around 2800 meters high. Under a beautiful blue sky, on a ridge that delineates the western horizon above the refuge Chancel from the classic ski routes of the Valleys of the Meije, two figures stand out.
When standing still they seem to blend in with this immense, wild and incredibly beautiful mountain.

Petzl RocTrip Mexico 2010 - Las Chicas Superpoderosas!

On Saturday, November 7, Petzl athletes again made their mark on the Mexican climbing scene, adding a second 5.14 first ascent to the amazing El Huevo crag at Jilotepec. The latest hard project to fall to the visiting troupe of international rock stars is called Las Chicas Superpoderosas (“Super Powerpuff Girls” in Spanish), and it weighs in at roughly 5.14c, or 8c+.

The 2010 UTMB, Part II: All's well that ends well

Part II (read Part I here)

The 2010 North Face Ultra-Trail Tour du Mont-Blanc, Part I: Let the race begin!

And they're off!

2010 Teva Mountain Games - Bouldering World Cup

For the third year running, Vail, Colorado, played host to an IFSC Bouldering World Cup (click here for full results). The event, the only of its kind in the United States, was again a part of the Teva Mountain Games, which brings together atheltes and enthusiasts from across the outdoor world for one weekend every year.

Melloblocco 2010: up to the challenge

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.

 

Perseverance rewarded

 

Get ready for the 65th annual 10 Mila!

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.