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Since 2006, the Petzl Foundation has been serving our mountain and vertical access communities that have enabled the company to grow and prosper worldwide. Our priorities are accident prevention, conservation and scientific research.

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fondation camptocamp thumbnail FRANCE - PETZL TECHNICAL DRAWINGS ON CAMPTOCAMP.ORG

The collaborative website www.camptocamp.org, which provides free information on mountain trails and climbing route conditions, has just enriched its technical documentation with (...)

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Vignette du projet Dans les grottes de glace du mont Rainier UNITED STATE - INSIDE THE ICE CAVES OF MOUNT RAINIER

Mount Rainier, in the northwest of the United States, is an episodically active volcano rising to 4,392 meters at its summit. This little-known, high alpine glacier-fumarole cave system (...) 

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Working together to protect wild places UNITED STATES - WORKING TOGETHER TO PROTECT WILD PLACES

The Conservation Alliance’s mission is to engage businesses to fund and partner with organizations to protect threatened, wild places in North America. They collect annual membership (...) 

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Vignette du projet In search of lost climates in Greenland GREENLAND - IN SEARCH OF LOST CLIMATES

During the summer of 2015, a team of scientists and cavers explored caves in Northeast Greenland to collect samples of calcite. The analysis of these fragments is already helping researchers to anticipate (...)

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Vignette de l'actu : THE MOUTAIN COMMUNITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE FRANCE - THE MOUTAIN COMMUNITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

On Wednesday, November 11, 2015, the Grenoble mountain community held a conference to explore ways of ensuring that the mountains were taken into account in the COP21 (...)

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Project thumbnail: Making cliff access safer for base jumpers FRANCE - MAKING CLIFF ACCESS SAFER FOR BASE JUMPERS

Base jumping, which consists in free-falling from a fixed structure or a cliff before opening a parachute, is gaining in popularity. Base jumpers favor high mountains and cliffs (...)

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