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Expedition: Paulo Grobel's First Reactions Fresh From Cho Oyu

Paulo Grobel's Cho Oyu expedition has run its course and this first experience has gone well. François Damilano asked Paulo a few questions on 12 May, 2011, live from Kathmandu.

 

Petzl athlete Enzo Oddo sends "Aubade" - 5.15a

The young prodigy sits in front of the screen, watching the final version of the video, carefully following his every move.
Enzo Oddo :  It’s cool to see these images again, especially since there a lot of them are from the redpoint !

Soon the 2011 European Arborist Championships

Each year, ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) and ETCCOC (European Tree Climbing Championship Operations Committee) organize the European arborist championships. The 2011 edition will take place from June 17th to 19th in Austria, at the Vienna Prater.

The objective of this competition is to gather together professional arborists who will compete in various events such as:

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".

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

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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…).