The Solutions department in France
A home for the creation and diffusion of teaching modules
The Petzl Solutions department is based in France, at the company’s headquarters. The department was conceived to encourage ideas and experimentation from mountain, rescue and industrial professionals and to develop tomorrow’s vertical access techniques. Petzl Solutions home is an experimental building built in 2008, and it is here that our training courses are delivered.
The building offers over 1500 m2 of floor area, along with a complex network of internal and external stairways, platforms, beams and variable angle climbing walls.
The internal and external walls are equipped so as to enable the simulation of real-life situations in the vertical world including icy or wet conditions. The building also sports a 30 m high tower, confined spaces and 50 kW fans which can create winds to over 35 km/h.