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.
TIKKA² Contest: a few changes to the rulesFri, 04/12/2009 - 02:18 — Petzl
It's come to our attention that a few issues have arisen with the photo category of the TIKKA² contest. As a result, we are making a few changes to the website to prevent future abuse:
Week 3 winners of the Power of Light ContestTue, 24/11/2009 - 23:09 — Petzl
Another round of great photos! And videos are starting to come in.
Congrats to this week's five photo winners and five video winners! They'll all be getting TIKKA PLUS² headlamps.
1. Helloween by kacnje (score: 3.4361)
TIKKA² contest winners: Week 2Tue, 17/11/2009 - 23:21 — Petzl
The results are in for this week's winners of the TIKKA² - Power of Light photo contest! Below are the four images that received the highest score from the public between November 7 and 14. Winning photographers will receive a new TIKKA PLUS² headlamp.
Vagabond 10th anniversaryMon, 09/11/2009 - 16:52 — Petzl
Text: Eric Brossier - Photos: © EB Vagabond
Polar bears, belugas, narwhals, seals were many when, mid July, ice broke up and released Vagabond. We left our little Inglefield Bay, our heads were buzzing with memories:
Mike Horn expedition's agendaMon, 02/11/2009 - 13:19 — Petzl
The Borneo project has begun!
With 736 000 km² of land mass, Borneo is the third largest island in the world after Greenland and New Guinea. It's divided between the countries of Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei. The population of the island is about 10 million, making for a population density of 16 inhabitants/km².
Nemjung South Face AscentMon, 02/11/2009 - 11:08 — Petzl
First ascent by Yannick Graziani and Christian Trommsdorff
Oct. 11-16, 2009
"A route of around 2300m, 45 pitches (+ some simul climbing, maybe 25% of the route), ED+, mostly ice/mixed and snow, a few pitches with just rock. Many very delicate snow ridges/walls/flutes to climb or traverse, fantastic gullies and mixed climbing, many vertical sections; a very committing route, complicated abseils during the descent and also we had to climb from a gully back onto the base of the first tower (which we avoided by a 60m abseil on the way up).