News - September 2012

Powered by solar 27th September 2012 Powered by solar

Grivel, the specialist brand of climbing and hardwear equipment, now powers its Italian HQ completely on Solar Energy. Taking an aggressive view on the company’s environmental policy, Grivel have now placed over 7000 sq metres of solar panels on the factory roof to absorb the powerful rays from the sun. Covering the same area as a football pitch, the solar panels now fully power Grivel’s entire Courmayeur operation. This means the planet...

Big Change Challenge 27th September 2012 Grivel supports Big Change Challenge

Grivel recently supported the Big Change Charitable Trust on their Mont Blanc challenge. The celebrity team, including Richard Branson and Princess Beatrice, successfully reached the summit of Mont Blanc on 7th September using their Grivel kit to help them along the way. The challenge was a physical test for Richard and his team and put their months of training to the test. Grivel supplied the challenge with a range of equipment including...

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