Grivel® S.r.l. has produced alpine equipment since 1818, making the company almost 200 years old. The headquarters are in Courmayeur, at the foot of the highest mountain in the Alps, Mont Blanc.
The company is considered to be one of the world's best brand names in mountaineering equipment. It is the world leader in the production of crampons and among the leaders of ice axe producers as well.