Audrey Gariépy: a mixed route on the Kwangde Lho, Nepal

In Mid-December, I flew to Nepal with Ines Papert (Germany), Jen Olson (Canada), Cory Richards (USA) and Chris Alstrin (USA).  Our goal was to try to open a new route on the North Face of Kwangde Lho (6187m).

Zillertal RocTrip

The Zillertal Roctrip movie [26mn].

Team Petzl took RocTrip to the granite wonderland of Zillertal, Austria the summer of 2008. The international star power was unrivaled, with the best climbers from Spain, USA, Sweden, France, Great-Britain, the Netherlands and Iran all throwing themselves at the boulders and cliffs of this magical valley. Featuring: Dani Andrada, Lynn Hill, Lisa Rands, Dave Graham, Steve McClure, Marcus Bock, Jorg Verhoeven, Gérôme Pouvreau, Said Belhaj, Chris Sharma and many others...
 

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From The Alpine Briefs - issue 2

Expédition féminine au Pérou

Ildi Pellissier et Marie Berthelot sont parties au Pérou à l'été 2008, avec la Bourse du comité régional FFCAM Rhône-Alpes. Objectifs : La Esfinge (Sphinx) et la Cordillère Huayhuash.

Ueli Steck : New record on the Matterhorn

Ueli Steck finds himself in perfect physical conditions. For the past few weeks, the weather in the Alps has been beautiful and the conditions on the great Northfaces in the Alps have been great . After Ueli Steck's speed record on the Grandes Jorasses over the Colton-Macintyre route, it was very likely, that he was also going to try to establish a new speed record on the Matterhorn. Although in 2006 Ueli set up a new record on the difficult Bonatti
route in 25 hours, this time he would try to break the record on the
classic Schmid route on the Matterhorn Northface.

Navalameca 70's - the movie

When 15 climbers meet a strange guru from nowhere, nobody knows what will happen...  

videoBouldering Video - Navalameca 70's

The movie of the event, which took place in Spain (Navalosa), with all the Petzl team...

Roctrip Zillertal - the video

The movie of the Roctrip Zillertal [26mn].
Inside the Team... with many interviews, but also pure action shots in rock climbing & bouldering. Team Petzl took RocTrip to the granite wonderland of Zillertal, Austria
the summer of 2008.

The international star power was unrivaled, with
the best climbers from Spain, USA, Sweden, France, Canada, Great-Britain, the
Netherlands and Iran all throwing themselves at the boulders and cliffs
of this magical valley.

Nouveau Topo : Escalade autour du Ventoux

Le premier topo officiel de St Léger du Ventoux est enfin prêt. Non seulement il contient toutes les voies de St Léger mais en plus il contient les informations remises à jour pour Bédoin "Combe Obscure" et toute la nouvelle falaise de Malaucène.

Le premier topo officiel de St Léger du Ventoux est enfin prêt. Non seulement il contient toutes les voies de St Léger mais en plus il contient les informations remises à jour pour Bédoin "Combe Obscure" et toute la nouvelle falaise de Malaucéne.

Euro Climbing Championships - Bercy 2008

We are proud to announce that Jérome Meyer has won the European Bouldering Championships. This European Championships took place this week-end at Bercy (a big place for big shows !). In a very warm atmosphere, Jérôme won the Euro Title in Bouldering.

This performance may finish his unbelievable awards listing:

Video - "King of Da Caillasse"

Team les Collets Production is proud to present this trailer from their last movie.

It is called The King of Da Caillasse. Featuring the best climbers of Briançon (Tony Lamiche, François Lombard, Yann Ghesquiers...) but also Lisa Rands, Wills Young and many others...

The film is moving around the Climbing planet, and stops off on beautifull areas (Rockland, Chiomonte, Annot ...)

Let's have a look at the trailer below. You can also watch the movie in High Definition.