VIDEO - Mountaineering – New route climbed in alpine style on Latok2, PakistanMon, 27/08/2012 - 11:01 — Petzl
Mathieu Maynadier, mountaineer and Team Petzl member, tells us about his trip to the mountains of Pakistan. Antoine Bletton, Sebastien Ratel, and Pierre Labbre were also part of the team that climbed a new 2000 m high route in alpine style (M5, ED-) up the Southwest face of Latok 2, at 7020m. Full story below.
Trail running: are you ready for the UTMB to begin?Fri, 03/08/2012 - 08:26 — Petzl
The adventure that is the UTMB (The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®) is just around the corner. The world-renowned trail race will take place from August 27 to September 2, 2012, in the Mont-Blanc range. As with each and every year, for this year’s 10th edition, trail running enthusiasts will share magical moments together in an unbelievable landscape.
Multi-pitch climbing: first feminine ascent of Carnet d'adresse (Rocher du Midi, France) by Nina CaprezFri, 27/07/2012 - 16:12 — Petzl
Sunday July 21st at 15H02 an SMS from Nina Caprez arrives on the phone : "DONE !!!" Nina has just free climbed "Carnet d'Adresse" at the Rocher du Midi in the Chartreuse massif (Isère -France). A week ago her partner, Cedric Lachat, made the second free ascent. "Carnet d'Adresse" was bolted a while ago by Philippe Mussato, a renowned specialist in this style of route. The route got it's first free ascent in 2011 by Yann Ghesquier.
Chris Sharma - Back in CéüseWed, 25/07/2012 - 11:15 — Petzl
Chris Sharma has been in Ceüse for the last couple of weeks, climbing established lines and bolting a new route. We were able to catch up with him on the tail end of his trip and ask him a few questions.
VIDEO – Running at night with Kilian Jornet, Seb Chaigneau, Fernanda Maciel and Jared CampbellWed, 18/07/2012 - 10:32 — Petzl
To mark the commercial release of the NAO headlamp, ultra-runners from team Petzl provide us with some insight on how to properly run at night.
VIDEO - Petzl RocTrip Argentina teaserMon, 16/07/2012 - 15:58 — Petzl
The organizing team of the next Petzl RocTrip just delivered a teaser video. A 3 minutes 20 seconds tour to discover life on Moncada's Ranch, surrounding scenery and climbing potential in the Canyon "La Buitrera".
Home run for the first Mount Fuji Ultra TrailTue, 22/05/2012 - 14:08 — Petzl
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.