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Protecting ice memory

PROTECTING ICE MEMORY

Studying glacier ice allows us to anticipate future climate changes. However, with the glaciers retreating at such a fast rate, this scientific resource could disappear in the next couple of centuries... Watch video

MIEUX CONNAITRE L’ACCIDENTOLOGIE DES SPORTS DE MONTAGNE

INCIDENTS AND NEAR-MISSES: THE FIRST LESSONS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR PREVENTION

Since its launch in December 2015, the SERAC database on camptocamp.org has been collecting reports on incidents and near-misses experienced by mountain sports enthusiasts. Watch video

Northeast Greenland Caves Project: Adventure-Science Climate Research Expedition

NORTHEAST GREENLAND CAVES PROJECT: ADVENTURE-SCIENCE CLIMATE RESEARCH EXPEDITION

During the summer of 2015, a highly-motivated 5-person team visited the Arctic Circle to explore, survey, photograph, and sample caves of Northeast Greenland for the purpose of climate-change research.   Watch video

The mountain community and climate change

THE MOUTAIN COMMUNITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

See interviews with researchers and climbers present at the Mountain and Climate Conference.  Watch video

DResearchers in the treetops in Vietnam

RESEARCHERS IN THE TREETOPS IN VIETNAM

In September 2015, researchers from the Paris Natural History Museum organized a scientific expedition in Vietnam, to the Cuc Phong National Park.   Watch video

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NYIRAGONGO, EXPLORATION INTO THE HEART OF AN AFRICAN VOLCANO

Journey to the center of the heart.   Watch video

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A MASK TO HELP ACCLIMATIZE

In April 2015, a team of French doctors have just tested a face mask on over thirty voluntary mountaineers and hikers.  Watch video

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ROCKFALL IN THE COULOIR DU GOUTER

Two spectacular videos found on the web.   Watch video

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A NEW PATH TO THE CONSCRITS REFUGE

August 2012: the footbridge on the new path to the Conscrits refuge in the Mont-Blanc is completed!   Watch video

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SCIENTIFIC ITINERARY INTO THE HEART OF ICEFALLS

How does the ice in icefalls form? How does this ice react to a climber’s progression and to changing climatic conditions? To answer these questions, in 2006 the Petzl Foundation launched a fundamental research program.   Watch video

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NEPAL, MOUNTAIN CAREERS TRAINING CENTER

The Petzl Foundation has been committed since 2006 to the training of future professional trek guides, in partnership with the Association of Nepal Mountaineering (NMA).   Watch video

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MOUNTAIN SAFETY TRAINING

In 2006, La Chamoniarde, a mountain safety and rescue association, set up a series of free training workshops in mountain safety.   Watch video

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GYPAETE AIRLINES - SHORT FILM - Mathieu Le Lay

A film showing how climbers and the Bearded Vulture share the same space. It was made to raise awareness of the fragility of this emblematic species. This short documentary encourages respectful and responsible rock climbing behavior on the nesting sites of large birds of prey.   Watch video

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TRAILER OF THE FILM HORS LES MURS FROM CHRISTOPHE RAYLAT

Ascension of the Dibonna needle by a school group, during a mountain project for young people led by the city of Grenoble and supported by the Petzl Foundation.   Watch video

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PRINCIPAL VOICES - INVENEO

To get the tools of Information Communications Technology such as computers, telephony, and Internet access to those who need it most — people and organizations in rural and highly underserved communities of the developing world.   Watch video

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WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR OUR MOUNTAINS?

The Mountaineering Assizes took place in Grenoble and Chamonix in April and May 2011. The goal was to initiate a dialog between all those involved in the mountains..   Watch video

Northeast Greenland Caves Project: Adventure-Science Climate Research Expedition

NORTHEAST GREENLAND CAVES PROJECT: ADVENTURE-SCIENCE CLIMATE RESEARCH EXPEDITION

During the summer of 2015, a highly-motivated 5-person team visited the Arctic Circle to explore, survey, photograph, and sample caves of Northeast Greenland for the purpose of climate-change research.   Watch video

The mountain community and climate change

THE MOUTAIN COMMUNITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

See interviews with researchers and climbers present at the Mountain and Climate Conference.  Watch video