New: Wallpaper downloads

A new group of sport wallpapers has just been put online where you'll find ten of the most amazing images from the Petzl Sport catalogs.

Choose among a variety of activities and select your screen resolution to find the best!

UTMB: the night is yours!

The 8th edition of the Ultra Trail Mont-Blanc will take place from August 24th to 29th 2010. This mythical race follows the famous hiking path that goes round the Mont-Blanc, called “Tour du Mont-Blanc”. With 166 km and 9400 meters in difference of altitude, the race will include running at night once or twice.

 

TIKKA² Contest - Win your weight in Petzl gear!

TIKKA²
To celebrate the international launch of the new TIKKA² headlamps, Petzl is organizing the 'Power of Light' video and photo contest. Show us what you do with your headlamp and you could win your weight in Petzl gear!
  
 
 

Lithium batteries information

Limitations on use of AA/LR6 and AAA/LR03 Lithium batteries with headlamps.

This information does not apply to the e+Lite which was designed to work with CR2032 Lithium batteries.

Lithium batteries are lighter and give longer burn times at low temperature than traditional Alkaline batteries.

Due to recent advances in the performance characteristics of Lithium batteries (especially their higher output during discharge), they can cause the lamp to overheat and possibly damage the LEDs.
 

Info - MYO headlamps and AA/LR6 rechargeable batteries

lampes MYODue to advances in the performance characteristics of AA/LR6 rechargeable batteries (especially their higher output during discharge), they can in certain cases of intensive use, cause quality and safety problems with MYO-series headlamps. When the headlamp is used with AA/LR6 rechargeable batteries, if a short-circuit appears in the cable connecting the battery case to the lamp, the cable can spark, melt, or catch fire.