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In January 2012, Petzl released a statement that withdrew its earlier support for the use of the Shunt as a rope access back-up device. Petzl‘s main concern is the Shunt can be defeated by the user when used with a tow string and lanyard. In fact there have been accidents caused by users defeating the shunt andContinue Reading

Just a quick update from Petzl on the latest about the new Croll debunking some of the most recent issues highlited during tests – interesting videos. Product information: new CROLL® Response to SNS CAI web publication, posted April 20, 2013, regarding the new Petzl CROLL. Facts The SNS CAI Working Group questioned the safety ofContinue Reading

Read Macadam is a young Canadian climber opening the hardest routes in the Middle East. Find out what happens after he breaks his arm and how it changes the way he approaches climbing.  Continue Reading

TRAKS recently invited Phil Bence, one of the best cavers in the world and also a member of the Petzl team. Caving might not appear like a likely activity in a desert region, but there are quite a few very large cavities, and beautiful massive underground chambers. The visit was a great opportunity for theContinue Reading

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TRAKS recently invited Phil Bence, one of the best cavers in the world and also a member of the Petz[more]
Read Macadam is a young Canadian climber opening the hardest routes in the Middle East. Find out wha[more]
In January 2012, Petzl released a statement that withdrew its earlier support for the use of the S[more]
Just a quick update from Petzl on the latest about the new Croll debunking some of the most recent i[more]