Redwoods: The Super Trees in this month's National Geographic Magazine

This month's issue of National Geographic Magazine features an amazing feature story by Joel Bourne about the massive redwood trees in Northern California. In addition to the entralling article about these unique towering giants, there are several great videos on the web (many of which feature Petzl's tree climbing equipment), including a 'making-of' the cover shot - 84 images of a 300-foot tree stiched together.

Tactical EXO video by Military Times' GearScout

Check out this video by the guys at the Military Times of the Tactical EXO EASHOOK. South Salt Lake City Tactical Officer Steve Crandall demonstrates the use of the EXO for tactical situations. For the full article, go to the GearScout blog.

Premier Symposium Québécois de la Via Ferrata: 24-25 septembre

Date: 24-25 septembre 2009
Lieu: Via Ferrata du Diable; Parc national du Mont-Tremblant - Secteur La Diable, Lac-Supérieur, Québec, Canada

Ce symposium vise à rassembler les guides, formateurs, animateurs, opérateurs, gestionnaires et tous ceux qui s’intéressent à cette activité émergente.

Wind Turbine Rope Access & Confined Space Rescue Workshop: Sept. 15

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Location: Petzl America Drop Testing and Training Facility - Clearfield, Utah

2009 International Tree Climbing Championships

The International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC), which took place July 24 & 25 in Providence, Rhode Island, attracts the very best tree climbers from around the world to compete in a series of events meant to test arborists' skills and abilities.

ISA 2009 ITCC - photo copyright: Davey Tree

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