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Paul Petzl at Lyon Equipment with an early Petzl Caving Rescue Stretcher
UKC Gear, Oct 2012
© Mick Ryan
Petzl are one of the leading designers and manufacturers of climbing, caving and work at height equipment. They were founded by Fernand Petzl in 1975 who invented the first rope ascenders and caving/climbing headlamps. Now under the leadership of Paul Petzl their vertical safety technology is used by outdoor enthusiasts worldwide.
From The Deep: the Petzl adventure
The Petzl story has now been told in a new book From the deep: the Petzl adventure coauthored by Sophie Cuenot and Hervé Bodeau, and this is your chance to win a copy signed by Petzl president, Paul Petzl.
It is a unique prize for anyone interested in the history of Petzl over the past 40 years, full of photographs and information.
To win a copy of the book all you need is to answer 2 simple questions on Petzl's revolutionary ultra lightweight climbing and mountaineering helmet the Sirocco, at the Lyon Equipment Facebook page.
UKC Articles, Feb 2013