Melloblocco - 09/05/08
From May 7-10, the Petzl Team is heading to Val Masino, Italy for the 6th annual Melloblocco international climbing festival. Each year over 2000 climbers, beginners and pros alike, come to check out the world-famous boulders set in a beautiful alpine valley.
Petzl Foundation to Sponsor Access Pan America Conservation Initiative
Petzl is announcing a partnership with Access Pan America through a grant from the Petzl Foundation. Access Pan America is a newly established organization dedicated to protecting climbing access across the Americas.
Applications for M.Horn expedition
If you are between the ages of 13 and 20 years old, interested in helping preserve the environment and want to have a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, the PANGAEA project is for you!
Applications for the next session of the Y.E.P. (Young Explorers Program) are now being accepted. The expedition takes place in October on an Indonesian island.
Lithium batteries information
Limitations on use of AA/LR6 and AAA/LR03 Lithium batteries with headlamps.
This information does not apply to the e+Lite which was designed to work with CR2032 Lithium batteries.
Lithium batteries are lighter and give longer burn times at low temperature than traditional Alkaline batteries.
Due to recent advances in the performance characteristics of Lithium batteries (especially their higher output during discharge), they can cause the lamp to overheat and possibly damage the LEDs.
10mila in Skane- as a spectator
This year's 10mila was held in south Sweden, somewhat special
because otherwise it has always been around Stockholm. But Skåne
offered a great event with good organisation, nice terrain and
spring-feeling during the day (in the night the temperature fell down
Link - ups: do they count for much?
Not really, but does anything in our sport really make sense? We look for the hardest way up the wall, then try and find the easiest way up it! Link-ups are fun for training, though often make two OK routes into one really good one.
Wet or What!