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Safety and Travel for the High Rise Speed Suspension Competition

HRSS October 4-6, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT

Your safety and the safety of HRSS competitors and staff is the first priority of both the abc Window Cleaning Supply and Petzl. Abc Window Cleaning is committed to OSHA protocol and HRSS is committed to strict safety measures by having the highly trained Petzl staff set up, monitor, and breakdown each high rise competitions. Petzl, experts in rope access, follows the most stringent safety protocols when rigging the competitions. The entire staff is highly trained in best rope access safety practices as well as rescues. HRSS will be fun, competitive, but first and foremost, safe. Safety will never be compromised.  

Travel from the Airport

Petzl Technical Institute is about twenty minutes away from the Salt Lake International Airport (SLC). Taxis and Lyfts are available at the airport. Coordinate and share ride with peers. Public Bus from SLC is also easy and available.

Recommended Hotels

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Salt Lake City West Valley, an IHG Hotel 3036 Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City, UT 84119 (801)517-4000 .6 mile away from Petzl
  • Staybridge Suites Salt Lake-West Valley City, an IHG Hotel 3038 Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City, UT 84119 (801)746-8400 .7 mile away from Petzl
  • My Place Hotel-Salt Lake City/West Valley City, UT 3074 Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City, UT 84119 (801)8698484 .6 mile away from Petzl

Great Eats Nearby

  • Tuk Tuks- best Thai in the state!
  • Best donuts: Donut Boy
  • Awesome traditional Vietnamese- checkout Pho Cali located @ 1631 W 3500 S, West Valley City, UT
  • Coffee- Beans & Brews
  • Sushi- Fat Fish
  • Craving Pizza? Pick up from The Pie (voted best pizza in Utah) or even better go! The Pie has beer on tap and vegan & GF options.
  • Craving Mexican food that's super cheesy w/huge proportions- Check out La Fountain

Looking for a Sports bar?

(Close to The Holiday Inn & The Staybridge Suites)

Wanna check out Utah’s local beer scene?

Breweries with food Breweries w/out food

Wanna check out Utah’s local beer scene?

Great eats in downtown SLC:

Jump in a car and GO!

Top Golf: Your one-stop shop for hole-in-ones and a whole lotta hole-in-nones. Several bays, a few bars, and plenty of fun to be had. Click here to learn more!

Check out this local hike for the best views of SLC! Hike The Living Room Length: 2.3 miles | Elevation Gain: 980 feet Great views of the SLC valley Located on the furthest outcropping of Mt Wire Peak in the Wasatch Mountain Range on, the Living Room Hike is so named because of the rocks that are in the shape of loveseats, couches and lounge chairs at the top. Directions: To get to the trailhead from I-15, you take the exit for 400 South and follow that all the way up to Red Butte Gardens near the University of Utah. If you are punching it into Google Maps, make sure you are going to the hiking entrance with an official-looking sign. Otherwise, you will end up adding 0.75 miles to your hike and can get lost a lot easier. Download the AllTrails app for this hike because there are several popular trails that intersect.

Other Fun Things to Do While in Utah:

  • Arches National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • The Great Salt Lake
  • Hogle Zoo
  • Painted Valley Golf Course

Images taken of Jimmy Keithley of Outlook Window Cleaning by Jon Vickers