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Petzl builds gear and develops techniques for rock climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, aid climbing, canyoning, caving, and via ferrata. Petzl is also known the world over for its innovative and line of LED headlamps.

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Featured Review

They're a fantastic all-round technical tool  © UKC Gear

Petzl NOMIC and ERGONOMIC

Martin McKenna makes the best of a lean season to trial Petzl's two new top-end technical ice tools.


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Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown

ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

The annual ISPO outdoor trade show has just wrapped up for 2019. Among the many new products shown to us by attending brands, a number caught our attention in particular...

A wild night out in Storm Callum  © Dan Bailey
A wild night out in Storm Callum  © Dan Bailey

Petzl TIKKID Children's Headtorch

With its kid-friendly features, the TIKKID is ideal for younger users. Just don't expect to see far with it, says Dan Bailey

Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear
Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear

Women's All-Round Harnesses

Many climbers are all-rounders, so there's a need for harnesses that can do a bit of everything too. We look at nine female-specific models here.

Half ropes montage  © UKC Gear
Half ropes montage  © UKC Gear

Half Ropes for UK Trad

Over the last few months the UKC Test Team have been putting six pairs of half ropes through their paces. Though they're all good, we...

Trying out the OUISTITI at Benny Beg   © Pegs Bailey
Trying out the OUISTITI at Benny Beg   © Pegs Bailey

Petzl OUISTITI Kid's Harness & PICCHU Helmet

Neither are light, but if you're kitting out a smaller kid then this full body harness and dual-rated helmet from...

Its lightness and comfort make it ideal for all-day mountain rock - Graue Wand, Furkapass  © Chris Burn
Its lightness and comfort make it ideal for all-day mountain rock - Graue Wand, Furkapass  © Chris Burn

Petzl SITTA Harness

The SITTA is both the lightest and the most comfy harness Tom Ripley has ever used, and perhaps that explains the high price...

The BINDI can be tilted up or down for directional lighting  © Dan Bailey
The BINDI can be tilted up or down for directional lighting  © Dan Bailey

Petzl BINDI Headtorch

This mini torch packs a punch that belies its tiny weight, says Dan Bailey, while the decent burn time means it's not just for emergencies


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from this brand

ispo 2019 Climbing Hardware  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Climbing Hardware Roundup

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic roofs) in Munich, has just wrapped up for 2019. Heavy snowfall gave this year's event a suitably wintry feel, and if we'd really...

OutDoor 2018 - Climbing Equipment  © Nick Brown - UKC
OutDoor 2018 - Climbing Equipment  © Nick Brown - UKC

OutDoor 2018 - Climbing Equipment Roundup

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourful and exciting new products and here you can see some of the best products in the climbing equipment category that we saw:

ISPO CLIMBING HARDWARE  © UKC
ISPO CLIMBING HARDWARE  © UKC

ISPO 2018 - Climbing Hardware

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich: ISPO 2018. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in climbing hardware.

ISPO 2018 - Top 10 Products  © UKC Gear
ISPO 2018 - Top 10 Products  © UKC Gear

ISPO 2018 - Our Top 10 Products

At ISPO 2018 the world's leading outdoor brands showed off their new stuff. We'll be bringing you updates on the latest...

OutDoor 2017 Montage  © UKC
OutDoor 2017 Montage  © UKC

OutDoor 2017 - Final Roundup

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video interviews with...

OutDoor 2018  © UKClimbing
OutDoor 2018  © UKClimbing

OutDoor 2017 - Climbing Gear and Rock Shoes

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video...

ISPO - Climbing Hardware  © UKC
ISPO - Climbing Hardware  © UKC

ISPO 2017 - What's New? Climbing Hardware Report

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich that is ISPO. Here are some video...


Articles

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ERGONOMIC Action 2  © Petzl

Competition WINNER - Win A Pair Of New Petzl ERGONOMICs

Developments in technology and design allow Petzl to offer tools for all disciplines. From glacier travel, to pushing the limits of modern ice and mixed climbing. The new QUARK, NOMIC and ERGONOMIC are the latest tools from Petzl and continue t...

Competition WINNER - Win A Pair of Petzl's New QUARK Ice Tools

Petzl have redesigned their ice tools to bring you the QUARK, NOMIC & ERGONOMIC. Win a pair of QUARK's in our competition.

Petzl Rope Competition  © Petzl
Petzl Rope Competition  © Petzl

Competition WINNERS - Win Your Choice From Petzl's Rope Range

Whether you are looking for a single, a half/twin or a rope with multiple certification (single and half/twin), you will find one that meets your needs in the Petzl rope line.

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 4 New Petzl Harnesses!

With a complete range for mountaineering, climbing, canyoning, caving and children, Petzl harnesses always meet...

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 3 Petzl BOREO Helmets

Durable and very versatile, the BOREO helmet is suitable for a wide range of activities including climbing,...

Petzl ACTIK CORE thumb  © Petzl
Petzl ACTIK CORE thumb  © Petzl

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 3 New Petzl ACTIK CORE Rechargeable Headlamps

Petzl's new ACTIK CORE is a rechargeable, compact. multi-beam headlamp with red lighting,...

Petzl Reatik+  © Petzl
Petzl Reatik+  © Petzl

Competition WINNER - Win A New Petzl REACTIK+ Headtorch

For more than 30 years Petzl has led the way in as an innovator in the research, design and manufacture of...

Petzl Tikka XP Competition  © UKC Gear
Petzl Tikka XP Competition  © UKC Gear

Competition WINNERS - Win a Petzl TIKKA XP

Petzl Triplle Comp photo  © UKC Articles
Petzl Triplle Comp photo  © UKC Articles

WINNERS - Win a Petzl Headlamp, Bouldering Pad & Gripmas

Petzl Sitta Competition  © Petzl
Petzl Sitta Competition  © Petzl

WINNER - Win 1 of 2 Petzl SITTA Harnesses

Hirundos Buckle   © Petzl
Hirundos Buckle   © Petzl

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 3 Petzl HIRUNDOS / AQUILA Harnesses


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