We Want to Hear Your Helmet Stories

Tales From the Edge - Helmet Close Calls is a new page on petzl.com, created to showcase stories from users who have taken some serious hits to their helmets.

New video about the durable XION 10.1


The XION is Petzl's newest and most durable all-around dynamic climbing rope. It's ideal for a wide range of uses, from gym climbing to top-roping, sport climbing, trad cragging, and even big wall climbs.

Video: Arnaud Petit sends "Black Bean" (8b/65m) on trad gear

Arnaud Petit returns with the performance of the summer: a trad ascent at Céüse! His send of Black Bean (8b / 65m) was filmed by Bertrand Delapierre and photographed by Thomas Vialletet.

Trad climbing meeting 2010, Valle dell’Orco

The CAAI, with the sponsorship of Club Alpino Italiano, is organising from september 19 to 25, 2010, the first Trad Climbing Meeting, international event, in Ceresole Reale, Orco valley.