Petzl LogoWay back in 1965, Ben Lyon, aided by engineer brother Graham, started making caving ladders. The name ‘Lyon Ladders’ was registered in 1973. In the same year Ben, with Mike Meredith, took a party of cavers to France, and called in on Fernand Petzl’s 3-man workshop. Mike started imports to the UK, handing on to Ben’s business in 1974, making ‘Lyon’ the first overseas Petzl distributor. The next move was to change our name to Lyon Equipment.

More leading brands have been added to our portfolio including Julbo. Adding staff of exceptional quality has allowed us to develop an unrivalled range of gear and techniques for tackling every type of play, work, and rescue at height. (And other places too!)  Working with Glenmore Lodge offers us the opportunity to show off the quality of our equipment. The Lodge stores is full of equipment for use by the students and staff. There is no better showcase than a National Centre. We are very happy to be part of their very friendly and professional team.

Martin Berghad – Lyon Team


January 2017 Competition Terms and Conditions

We are delighted to have teamed up with Petzl for a joint competition.  This competition expires at midnight on 15th January 2017 and the winner will receive a pair of Vasak crampons and a place on a 2 day winter skills course at Glenmore Lodge.  This competition is being run through the Glenmore Lodge Facebook page and the full Terms and Conditions can be read here: January Competition Terms and Conditions 



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