Mountain rescue: video from the IKAR CISA 2011 ConferenceThe international IKAR-CISA conference took place at the end of October in Are, Sweden. Every year this international event brings together mountain rescue teams from all over the world. The goal of the conference is to share experiences as well as different techniques and equipment in order to improve both efficiency and safety for mountain rescue operations.
MICRO TRAXION: very efficient ultralight progress capture pulleyThe 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.
PIXA 3R, rechargeable multibeam headlamp with configurable performanceCompact 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.
Jared Abrojena at the 2011 Tree Climbing ChampionshipsThis year’s International Tree Climbing Championships (ITCC) took place in Sydney, Australia in late July (winter in the southern hemisphere). Petzl athlete Jared Abrojena, a professional and competitive arborist from California, has fared exceptionally well in ITCC events in the past couple of years, continuing his world-class performance this year. Following are some of his thoughts on the competition.
VIDEO – French Rope Access ChampionshipsMarch 19, 2011 – Petzl hosted the first French Rope Access Championships in their training and experimentation building, V.Axess. The video covers all the action and emotions of this unique day as it happened when 60 rope access professionals competed against one another for the title of French Champion as well as an award for the best team.
REQUEST FOR IMMEDIATE SELF-INSPECTION for all ABSORBICA energy absorbersConcerns all ABSORBICA energy absorbers manufactured before May 17th 2011 up to serial number 11137****.
The relevant product references are: L57, L58, L58 MGO, L59, L59 MGO, L59 69, L70120 YG, L70150 IM, L70150 YM, L70150 I, L70150 Y, L70150 YM.