10MILA Orienteering Race 5-6 May 2012: Technical, Tough and Challenging throughout the nightThu, 03/05/2012 - 16:59 — Petzl News
The 10MILA race is one of the largest orienteering competitions in Sweden and in the world. As orienteering is a very widespread sport in Sweden, the country holds several competitions during the year, attracting orienteering clubs from all around the world. This year, the 10MILA competition takes place in Kvarn, Östergötland in the inlands of Sweden and Petzl will be there sponsoring the event and launching the new NAO headlamp.
Video - Holtanna expedition - Aid climbing and base jumping in AntarcticaMon, 23/04/2012 - 08:31 — Petzl America -...
In November 2009, four adventurers and mountain professionals travelled to the Holtanna range on Queen Maud Land in Antarctica to do the first base-jump ever done on this continent. With the release of the 15 minute long version of their movie, Sam Beaugey revisits this exceptional expedition.
The group was composed of:
Petzl Part of Outdoor Industry Group Recognized as a "Champion of Change"Fri, 13/04/2012 - 18:14 — Petzl America
Petzl is honored to be a part of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) Sustainability Working Group, recently selected by the White House as a Champion of Change for Corporate Environmental Sustainability. The OIA Sustainability Working Group (OIA SWG) is a volunteer collaboration among more than 250 outdoor industry brands, retailers and suppliers working to identify and improve the environmental and social impacts of their shared global supply chains.
PHOTOS - Petzl RocTrip China photo galleryTue, 10/04/2012 - 16:21 — Petzl America -...
Our team of photographers on duty at the 2011 Petzl RocTrip in Gétù Valley, China brought back many great shots. A few months have passed since the event, it's now time to share a new exclusive photo gallery of climbing and lifestyle photos.
Petzl Roctrip China - the photo gallery
Back from the Venezuelian jungleThu, 05/04/2012 - 11:14 — Petzl America -...
Sean Villanueva, Stephane Hanssens, Jean-Louis Wertz and Nicolas Favresse just came back to civilization after 38 days in the jungle. We had a really good adventure, very different from all the other expeditions we have done in the past. The weather, the rock, the jungle, the indigenes, the animals and this incredible wall of the Tuyuren waterfall made up for some very exciting moments. We managed to put up two new free routes on the Tuyuren waterfall wall, one on the left side "Maria Rosa" and one on the right "Apichavai".
VIDEO – Daniel Dulac establishing the route La Voie du Milieu during Petzl RocTrip China 2011Fri, 30/03/2012 - 13:02 — Petzl America -...
During the Petzl RocTrip China 2011, a handful of climbers from both the East and the West cleaned and bolted more than 250 routes (both multi and single pitch), but no one put up a route quite like la Voie du Milieu... Daniel Dulac, Team Petzl member, talks about bolting this amazing route in Getu, the only existing line at the moment up the Lower Arch:
Daniel Woods on his FA of "Mourning Glory" (5.14c/d)Tue, 20/03/2012 - 21:29 — Petzl America
Recently, I have been switching things up and sport climbing. I have bouldered for so many years, and just needed something different.
VIDEO - The North Face TransGranCanariaTue, 20/03/2012 - 11:42 — Petzl America -...
Following the teaser, here is the long version of The North Face® Transgrancanaria® 2012 report. Saturday, March 3rd : French ultra-runner Sébastien Chaigneau won the 123 km, 5500m vertical gain race on Gran Canaria Island (Spain), establishing a new 12h54mn course record. Brazilian Fernanda Maciel led the women’s category finishing in 15h02mn.
Petzl Roctrip China : Huge thanks to the route settersSun, 18/03/2012 - 16:28 — Petzl America -...
Since its creation 10 years ago, the Petzl RocTrip concept has always been driven by a desire to create a real benefit for climbers, even after the event has ended.