Petzl RocTrip China Begins

by Mick Ryan - Senior Editor - UKC Oct/2011
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Petzl RocTrip China 3, 206 kb
Getu, The Big Arch Right side

China stamp, 139 kb
As announced in August (UKC Report), this year the Petzl RocTrip will take place in the Gétû Valley (Guizhuo Province) located in southwest China. The RocTrip begins next week.

Participants will be able to enjoy over 250 routes established in the last year by an international team of route setters including Gavin Symonds and Andy Long from the UK.

The Petzl Team will be there including: Daila Ojeda, Daniel Andrada, Steve Mcclure, Stéphanie Bodet, Arnaud Petit, Gerome Pouvreau, Loic Gaidioz, Charlotte Duriff, Philippe Ribière, Michaël Fuselier, Martina Cufar, Nathalija Gros, Nina Caprez, Mélissa Leneve, Alizée Dufraisse, Anthony Lamiche, Daniel Dulac, Liv Sansoz, Lynn Hill, Chris Sharma, Dave Graham, Said Belhaj, Jorg Verhoven, Yann Gesquier, Gerhard Horager, Florence Pinet, Vaibhav Metha, Enzo Oddo.

If you would like to learn more about this areas' climbing and culture, Petzl have lots of information on their website.

Mick Ryan, Senior Editor at will be at this event and we will publish a report about the Petzl RocTrip Gétû Valley, China later in the year.

Petzl RocTrip China 1, 223 kb

A Petzl Gétû Valley Slide Show

Petzl Sponsors

As well as Petzl this trip is supported by: Ozark, La Sportiva, GZMA, CMDI, AirStar and the Chinese Mountaineering Association.

Learn more about the sponsors at:

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