The rumor mill was seething at the beginning of the year. Alexander Megos parted with numerous sponsors. Where is he going Why is he leaving his longstanding sponsors? Today it is clear where the journey was going: To Petzl. We talked to Alexander about his motivations and life as a professional climber.
When you think of the mountain sports outfitter Petzl, you think of high walls, overhanging bouldering blocks and spectacular mountaineering tours. But the story of Petzl began underground - in caveology. What makes Petzl what it is today?
A climbing harness for all mountain sports? The Petzl Adjama and Luna W models come close. We introduce them.
If you don't have a rope bag at hand or generally don't like to have a mess of ropes, you have to pick up your climbing rope properly for transport. We'll show you three different techniques.
Not all crampons are created equal. Fabian Reichle from Bächli Bergsport explains the most important differences to you.
Switzerland versus Canada. Which security policy is the better? Christine Sievers dares to compare the climbing gyms.
Alex Megos cancels a number of sponsorship deals. He is new to the team of the French mountain sports outfitter Petzl.
The IKO Core headlamp from Petzl is different than any other model you've seen before. We took the new lamp into the field.
Conflict in the Franconian Jura. Alexander Megos and Markus Bock declare war. It is now known who removed The Last Dance route.
If you still want to climb on the rope because you don't have a backup partner, you can also secure yourself. Here you can find out which material you need for solo rope climbing in top rope, how the structure works and what else you have to pay attention to when climbing rope solo.
The mountain sports equipment supplier Petzl calls for the inspection of semi-static ropes from its product range. Customers are asked to check their ropes.
We present the best gift ideas for climbing and bouldering. From heated chalkbag over the digital topo to the ultra-light headlamp.
The two headlamps Swift and Bindi by Petzl are perfect companions for climbing, mountaineering, ski touring and bouldering.
We tested the boulder mats Cirro by Petzl, Impact by Black Diamond, Full Pad by Organic Climbing, Incubator by Ocun and Guts by Snap.
Actiontalk's film shows Roger Schäli, Nina Caprez and Sean Villanueva opening a new route in the Eiger North Face: Merci La Vie