Rope rescue: GrimpDay event on June 4th 2011 in Belgium

The 2011 GrimpDay edition will take place on Saturday June 4th. Once again, this challenge will gather together in Namur the best international teams specialized in rope rescue.

Expedition: Paulo Grobel on Cho Oyu

Last month, Paulo Grobel was on Cho Oyu (8201m). From his base camp, he told us a bit about the initial stage of his project, "The Cho Oyu Experience".

REQUEST FOR IMMEDIATE SELF-INSPECTION for all ABSORBICA energy absorbers

ABSORBICA lanyards.

Concerns all ABSORBICA energy absorbers manufactured before May 17th 2011 up to serial number 11137****.
The relevant product references are: L57, L58, L58 MGO, L59, L59 MGO, L59 69, L70120 YG, L70150 IM, L70150 YM, L70150 I, L70150 Y, L70150 YM.

Product safety alert: recall alert for inspection SCORPIO via ferrata lanyards & ABSORBICA energy absorbers

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Product safety alert: recall alert for inspection SCORPIO via ferrata lanyards & ABSORBICA energy absorbers

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Information regarding a via ferrata accident involving a SCORPIO lanyard

Beware, this information received a > major update.

Multi-Pitch climbing: "Walou Bass" opened in Maroc

Arnaud Petit, Aymeric Clouet and Enzo Oddo, three members of Team Petzl, headed to Taghia, Maroc in April 2011 to open a new route. Arnaud tells us about his wonderful adventure sharing new experiences in this country of breathtaking landscapes.

Enzo Oddo, Arnaud Petit et Aymeric Clouet dans Walou Bass, Maroc

The next Pangaea adventure has started: destination North Pole

On Thursday, April 28, 2011, an adventure to the North Pole started for the seven young people who remained at Château d'Oex following the selection process in February. Mike Horn immediately overwhelmed the young explorers by tasking them with a very important stage of this type of expedition: taking an inventory of everything (shoes, skis, harnesses, clothing…).

Petzl RocTrip China – 26-30 October 2011 – Gétû Valley

VIDEO - Nina Caprez sends "Ali Baba" - 250m/8a+ max