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Petzl is a French brand, pioneer in the world of Exploration.

The designer Fernand Petzl discovered speleology in the 1930s, he quickly imagined new techniques for this discipline and he began to manufacture parts for himself. With his friend Pierre Chevalier they establish new reccords with their new progression tools ... Fernand Petzl makes the legend and the history of speleology, he develops innovations which will find their application on the sporting level. In 1970, with his sons, he extended the activity to mountaineering equipment, they created the first headlamp dedicated to mountaineers. Petzl is a French brand, pioneer in the world of Exploration and Darkness, from its beginnings in speleology with the vocation of imagining concrete tools to allow Man to surpass himself. Petzl now designs tools and solutions to enable athletes and professionals to get involved, day and night, in the most inaccessible environments. Lepape offers the brand's sports range with LED headlamps for outdoor activities: trail running, mountaineering, water sports, caving, skiing ...