Outside Magazine ranks Petzl America among Best Places to Work in 2012
Petzl America staff making use of the employee bouldering wall at lunch, one of the many perks that make Petzl America one of Outside Magazine's "Best Places to Work."
Trail running: are you ready for the UTMB to begin?
The adventure that is the UTMB (The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®) is just around the corner. The world-renowned trail race will take place from August 27 to September 2, 2012, in the Mont-Blanc range. As with each and every year, for this year’s 10th edition, trail running enthusiasts will share magical moments together in an unbelievable landscape.
Multi-pitch climbing: first feminine ascent of Carnet d'adresse (Rocher du Midi, France) by Nina Caprez
Sunday July 21st at 15H02 an SMS from Nina Caprez arrives on the phone : "DONE !!!" Nina has just free climbed "Carnet d'Adresse" at the Rocher du Midi in the Chartreuse massif (Isère -France). A week ago her partner, Cedric Lachat, made the second free ascent. "Carnet d'Adresse" was bolted a while ago by Philippe Mussato, a renowned specialist in this style of route. The route got it's first free ascent in 2011 by Yann Ghesquier.
Petzl headlamps ranked among "Most Influential Gear of All Time"
Outside Magazine recently hailed two Petzl products as among "The Most Influential Gear of All Time": the original Petzl headlamp, introduced in 1973, and the TIKKA, the first compact headlamp designed around durable, efficient LEDs.
VIDEO - PIXA Quest, with Timmy O'Neill
Timmy O'Neill is on a quest to get his PIXA 3 to the American Society of Safety Engineers Expo at the Colorado Convention Center, where he is scheduled to host a PIXA-tossing competition...
...But he forgot.
So when Timmy gets a call from Petzl wanting to know where he is, the race is on to get to the Expo in time. Along the way, Timmy's PIXA 3 gets dropped, kicked, run over, and dunked. Luckily, the PIXA line of headlamps is built to withstand some serious abuse.
But does he make it to the ASSE Expo? Or is all lost?
Watch and find out...
Beth Rodden on Gyms, Crags, and the Future of Climbing
I’ve had a spring full of travel this year. It hasn’t been like last year’s Font, Catalunya, and Norway-filled spring, but rather a spring full of clinics, shows, dealer visits, and other “work.” Along with getting out and seeing local crags and communities, I’ve also had the pleasure of frequenting some of the newest gyms in the country.
Nouvelle rubrique team sur www.petzl.com
Pour suivre toute l'actualité du team Petzl, voir les photos, les vidéos et les toutes dernières infos, rendez-vous sur www.petzl.com/team! Retrouvez les biographies complètes et les dernières news de Chris Sharma, Daila Ojeda, Dani Andrada, Dave Graham, Dawa Sherpa, Josune Bereziartu, Liv Sansoz, Lynn Hill, Martina Cufar, Mike Horn, Nina Caprez, Robert Jasper, Sean Villanueva, Steve McClure, Ueli Steck et bien d'autres!