24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell Field Report

Petzl is a proud sponsor of 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell, an Arkansas-based climbing event in which competitors climb sandstone routes, trad and sport, for 24 hours straight. Petzl America Team Manager and Events Coordinator Chuck Odette manned the Petzl booth. Here’s his last report from the field before disappearing into the Arkansas woods for a week of sandstone sport madness with his partner in climb, Maggie Smith:

“There were around 250 participants comprising 125 teams. There were at least another 250-300 spectators as well.

VIDEO - Petzl RocTrip Mexico 2010

Never before has a Petzl RocTrip mixed together so much climbing and local culture in one simmering pot. We spiced it up with a few special ingredients: passion, fun, and shared experiences. The Petzl RocTrip 2010 in Mexico welcomed people from all corners of the world to the unique climbing destinations of El Chonta et Las Peñas de Jilotepec, with a stop at the Aztec pyramids of Teotihuacán.

Red Rock Rendezvous 2011 is coming!

Registration is now open for the 2011 Red Rock Rendezvous (March 18-20), a three day gathering featuring climbing instruction, demos, and seminars, plus mountain biking clinics, food, festivities, and more...

Come join Petzl at the 10th annual Red River Gorge Rocktoberfest

Friday, October 8 through Sunday October 10, Petzl will be attending the 10th annual Rocktoberfest, a climbing celebration of epic proportions held in one of America’s finest cragging locations, the Red River Gorge, Kentucky.

Petzl at the Nor'easter Music and Outdoor Festival

Petzl is a proud sponsor of the Nor'easter, powered by Eastern Mountain Sports, a three-day festival celebrating Sport, Music and, Conservation in New Hampshire's scenic White Mountains.

Winners of the Piolets d'Or

The greatest climbers met together last month for the 18th edition of the Piolets d’Or in Chamonix. This key event in terms of alpinism focused on the encounter between the new and the older generation. The chosen projects complied with the ethics of the Piolets d'Or described in the Piolets d’Or charter.

Video - Red Rock Rendezvous 2010

Petzl ULTRAfest - Snowbird afterhours

In late January, Petzl organized a special outing to demonstrate the power of the ULTRA headlamps, and how they can turn the night into day, opening up a whole new realm of pre-dawn and post-dusk possibilities.

Get Ready! Red Rock Rendezvous 2010 is almost here!

Once again, it's almost that time of the year...March for many of us means Red Rock Rendezvous!

Gettin’ Lucky in Kentucky: Petzl Joins the RRGCC at the Red River Gorge Rocktoberfest 2009

by Whitney Boland