Kendal Mountain Festival 2011 - to the SummitTue, 22/11/2011 - 18:38 — Petzl News
By bringing 8500 people together The Kendal Mountain Festival in Cumbria reaches the summit of annual mountain sport events. During four days the passionate crew of about 200 volunteers served on a silver plate great moments of exchange with the men and women that inspire the outdoor community with their life.
Emily Harrington on RocTrip ChinaWed, 09/11/2011 - 13:17 — Petzl News
We are all back home now after the Petzl Roc Trip in the Getu Valley. There’s a lot to say about our experiences there. Almost too many overwhelming thoughts, memories, and emotions come to mind simultaneously, and it's proving difficult to form it all into a cohesive story. One thing’s for sure, however: we went on an adventure I doubt any of us will forget.
VIDEO - Petzl RocTrip China, the trailerFri, 04/11/2011 - 11:14 — Petzl News
Here is the first video from the 2011 Petzl RocTrip China, which took place in Getu, China at the end of October. This short 3 minute film is a sample of the climbing that took place during the event. We'll release a longer version (around 20 minutes) in Spring 2012.
Petzl RocTrip China : Where there's a will (and strong arms), there's a waySun, 30/10/2011 - 10:44 — Petzl News
In the early hours of Sunday, October 30, one of the greatest Petzl RocTrips ever came to an end. Here in the Getu valley, the last few days have witnessed the very best of rock climbing, community sharing and entertainment.
Yesterday at the great Arch, above the eyes of hundreds of spectators, Dani "La Machina" Andrada sent all the pitches of his huge project, "Corazon de Ensueno". To complete this feat he was belayed all the way by Chris Sharma.
Petzl RocTrip: Out of the Rain and into the Great ArchFri, 28/10/2011 - 10:39 — Petzl News
As the official beginning of Petz RocTrip neared, the great arch remained on Tuesday, October 24, the venue of choice for most of the Petzl Team athletes. A cluster of routes ranging from 8b (5.13d) to 9a (5.14d) on the left-hand side of the arch drew the most attention. Here, Sasha DiGiulian, Nina Caprez, Jon Cardwell, Dave Graham, Chris Sharma, Emily Harrington, Enzo Oddo, and others took turns working out the technical moves on slopey, rice bowl-shaped holds.
Petzl RocTrip Getu: The Place to BeMon, 24/10/2011 - 18:09 — Petzl News
Petzl RocTrip 2011: download the guide bookFri, 21/10/2011 - 16:59 — Petzl News
Download the climbing guide book of the Getu valley, where the Petzl RocTrip China will take place from October 26 - 30, 2011.
The guide book is also a roadbook, as it contains the program of the 5 days, and some usefull tips about the valley.
The guide book is in english and chinese versions.
MICRO TRAXION: very efficient ultralight progress capture pulleyTue, 18/10/2011 - 15:50 — Petzl News
The MICRO TRAXION is an ultra-light, ultra-compact progress capture pulley that is exceptionally efficient.
The cam can be locked in open position so the device can be used as a simple pulley.
Works even on frozen or muddy ropes.
PROGRESS : progression lanyardTue, 18/10/2011 - 15:00 — Petzl News
The PROGRESS lanyard is designed for rope progression.
The dynamic rope construction limits the energy transmitted to the user during a limited fall.
The fall indicator signals that the product should be retired.
PIXA 3R, rechargeable multibeam headlamp with configurable performanceTue, 18/10/2011 - 10:16 — Petzl News
Compact and rechargeable, the PIXA 3R is the hands-free lighting solution designed for frequent, demanding use.
The integrated rechargeable battery offers an advantage over batteries: more practical, economical and environmentally sound.