Petzl Professional wallpapers

In conjunction with the publication of the new Petzl Professionnel 2010 catalog, check out these 4 new wallpapers for your computer screen: work-at-height, hands-free lighting and technical rescue.

GRIMPday 2009 Video

GRIMPday 2009: Rescue professionals with no fear

GRIMPday is an international, multidisciplinary technical rope rescue competition which takes place every October in Namur. The fourth edition was a face-off between 23 teams, from Belgium, France, Great Britain, Switzerland and Germany. The participants were firefighters, soldiers, police officers, rescuers, etc.

2009 European Tree Climbing Championships

The 2009 European Tree Climbing Championships in took place on June 13 and 14 in Malmo, Sweden. This competitiion gathered 55 tree professionals from across Europe to compete in several different cateogies: foot lock rope climbing, limb walking, precision limb tossing and aerial rescue, etc.


Petzl on the Eiffel Tower

Since March, the Eiffel Tower has been undergoing a face-lift. As it does every seven years, the tower is getting repainted. Eighteen months of work are scheduled. For the painting, approximately twenty people have been working 200-300 meters above the ground: a worksite like no other, where there is no room for error. 

Introducing the new line of FALCON harnesses

This new line of harnesses is specifically designed for rescue professionals.


Rescue La-Grave_Photo-AChilderic

Treecare championships video

Euro Tree care champioships
Follow Nathanael Gros during the Tree Climbing Euro Championships, which took place in Turin from 19 to 22 June 2008, Parco del Valentino.


New SEQUOIA harnesses

SEQUOIA - Petzl's solution for tree care 

Elagueur au travail

Discover the most advanced arborist saddle Petzl has ever made. The SEQUOIA is the most comfortable arborist harness Petzl has ever made. It excels for positioning and progression in all situations.

The FAST quick-connect leg loop buckles make it very easy to slip on and off.





Catalog 2009 to download

The new 2009 Petzl Professional catalog is now available for download in the Catalog section of You'll find professional products - including headlamps - and technical solutions for accessing the vertical world (difficult-to-access, tree care, rescue, etc).

Info - MYO headlamps and AA/LR6 rechargeable batteries

lampes MYODue to advances in the performance characteristics of AA/LR6 rechargeable batteries (especially their higher output during discharge), they can in certain cases of intensive use, cause quality and safety problems with MYO-series headlamps. When the headlamp is used with AA/LR6 rechargeable batteries, if a short-circuit appears in the cable connecting the battery case to the lamp, the cable can spark, melt, or catch fire.

Ski lift rescue in video

Place: Gmunden, Austria
This rescue exercise in a telecabin took place in May 2006 with the Gmunden mountain rescue team.
It shows the use of Petzl equipment for ski lift-telecabin rescue.