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TIKKA² contest - The Jury's favorite videos and photos

We decided to award more prizes to the "Power of Light" videos and photos that touched us, impressed us or made us laugh. Some didn't get the chance to be recognized by the public. So congratulations to all these creators who will win a TIKKA PLUS².


Work positioning lanyard: the new version of the GRILLON

The new version of the GRILLON work positioning lanyard can be used in double or single modes.
It can be adapted to address different situations encountered in the field.

Check out the video, which demonstrates the new features that make the GRILLON lanyard so versatile:

Ice and mixed climbing, Scotland : Happy Hour

Ueli Steck sends The Secret - Ben Nevis, Scotland - Photo T. Lamiche.

Vallée Blanche, the world’s most beautiful off-piste

The crowning moment of a ski holiday in Chamonix, the Vallée Blanche is one of the world’s most beautiful off-piste runs and the longest ski descent from a single lift (Aiguille du Midi cable car).

With this book, Chamonix mountain guide François Damilano provides the keys to this magnificent winter playground, bringing out the specific high-mountain atmosphere of each itinerary: history, advice on glacier skiing, weather, effects of altitude, equipment, etc.

Planning a tropical climbing vacation this winter? Beware of those anchors!

Winter is basically here and it’s the time of year when people start heading off on climbing trips to warmer climes…particularly popular are those dreamy, tropical oceanside crags in Thailand, Vietnam, the Dominican Republic, etc. But before you go trusting those bolts and anchors, BEWARE!

TIKKA² Contest - Week 11 winners

The voting is officially closed! Below are the last round of winners - chosen from among those that submitted their photos and videos by the final January 31 deadline (each submission is open for voting for 14 days).

Social networking and mass emailing were clearly responsable in helping the winners get the most votes this week. The winners of this week's contest were able to generate a great deal of noise about their submissions and each will receive a TIKKA2 PLUS headlamp.

Azazel - the movie

Four years after the movie "Riders on the Storm", the team Planet is back...

videoAid climbing video  - Azazel



TIKKA² Contest - Week 10 winners

During the past week, the traffic to the contest site was the highest it's ever been, even though the submission period ended on December 31. The site received thousands of votes to choose the best photos and videos, as well as many comments. This week's winning photos are some of the best we've seen in the contest. There are only a few more days before the voting ends and the jury announces the Grand Prize winners. Stay tuned!



Waypoint Namibia - Majka Burhardt's climbing journey in southern Africa

photo G RogelWriter, climber and guide Majka Burhardt has a penchant for combining adventure climbing and travel to exotic destinations. She does this with a heart-felt emphasis on gaining an greater understanding of the places she visits and the people inhabiting them.

TIKKA² Contest - Week 9 winners

The window to submit photos and videos closed at midnight on December 31, 2009. We were receiving new entries right up until the last minute. The final tally for the contest: 1154 photos and 80 videos. They are all in the running for the grand prize, as decided by the Jury. They are going to have their work cut out for them - there are so many great submissions! The last round of public voting is open until January 14. Below are the winners of the Week 9 round.