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Labor of Love: Arborist Climber

In the spring of 2010, arborist climber Xavier Ubeda went to work with some trees on a property on Moines Island in the Gulf of Morbihan. It was here that he assisted Raphaël Dubuc and Alain Gourmaud, two instructors in the profession of arborist climbing. The goal of the day was to trim large dead branches from pine trees (Pinus radiata) that overhung a footpath along the coast.

The Zanskar Odyssey: High Alpine Bouldering in the Hidden Himalayas - PART 1/3

This past fall, Colorado climbers Pete Takeda, Abbey Smith, Jason Kehl and Mick Follari journeyed to that lofty crossroads where continents meet, ancient cultures mingle, and great religions clash — the kingdom of Zanskar in the Indian Himalayas. They were looking for adventure, a fresh perspective, and the most aesthetic boulders in the world's greatest mountain range. It's a postmodern blend of traditional expedition climbing and new school bouldering, it's a search for the highest hardest climbing moves in the world.

Counterfeit: How do you identify a genuine Petzl product?


Following the discovery of counterfeit Petzl products, we have developed a decision tree to help you identify the origin of your Petzl product and what to do next.

 
 
 

Counterfeit: How do you identify a genuine Petzl product?

 
Following the discovery of counterfeit Petzl products we have developed a decision tree to help you identify the origin of your Petzl product and what to do next.
 
 
 

Arborist Jared Abrojena joins the Petzl Athlete Team

Jared Abrojena
Jared Abrojena.

Petzl is pleased to welcome the world-renowned arborist Jared Abrojena to its Athlete Team.

ANGE, new ultra-light carabiners

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Carabiners and quickdraws for multi-pitch and mountain routes

Warning regarding the presence of counterfeit versions of Petzl products - Update

02/16/2011 - More information on counterfeit Petzl products

 

Warning regarding the presence of counterfeit versions of Petzl products - Update

16/02/2011 - More information on counterfeit Petzl products

 

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...

Pangaea: young explorers involved in the environmental movement

Since autumn 2008, we have shared with you the unique experiences of groups of young explorers on their expeditions with Mike Horn. To date, seven expeditions have been undertaken to the four corners of the globe (Antarctica, New Zealand Malaysia, India, Himalaya, China and Russia) and five more are planned by July 2012.
The objective of these expeditions is to teach young explorers about their natural environment and encourage them to find solutions that will, tomorrow, improve life on Earth.