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Black Diamond Equipment CEO and Founder Peter Metcalf testifies before House Committee on Natural Resources in Washington, D.C.
Our founder and CEO, Peter Metcalf, has been out fighting the good fight recently, both in Washington D.C. before the House Committee on Natural Resources and in an essay for Rock & Ice magazine. He recently sent out an email to everyone here at BD about these recent efforts and what it means to him. Below is that email, as well as some links to his Rock & Ice essay and a copy of his testimony. To watch the entire webcast of the hearing (Metcalf's testimony starts at 02:07:10), click here .
From: Peter Metcalf Subject: Making A Difference & Walking The Walk Date: March 9, 2011 5:26:22 AM MST
Dear Black Diamond Employees: Two of Black Diamond’s founding constructs that we have attempted to live by in our...
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We take a large amount of pride in our history of outspoken advocacy for conservation and access causes (locally, regionally and globally), as well as in our efforts to support conservation, education and recreation groups that are on the front-lines of protecting and preserving the wild lands we love and depend on, and this ongoing series... [READ MORE]
A poignant story for this 2012 holiday season of Kate Dowden sucessful battle with cancer and return to backcountry skiing. Filmed and edited by Brendan Nicholson. A Short Talk With Kate Evans from Black Diamond Equipment on Vimeo . [READ MORE]
Just in time for the holidays... Adam Ondra getting into the 2011 holiday spirit in Fontainebleau with a visit to Santa, getting lost in the woods, life advice from Font maestro Jacky Godoffe, and an ascent of the iconic l'Apparement (8B). BD athlete Adam Ondra's Christmas 2011 outtakes and 8B sendage from... [READ MORE]
In early December, BD employee Holly Merriman , along with several other BD employees, attended the 16 th annual Bozeman Ice Festival in Bozeman, Montana, a community celebration of ice climbing that has grown to draw climbers from all over the U.S. Below is Holly’s report from the event, as well as a collection of photos that capture the... [READ MORE]
In November, BD athlete Brittany Griffith , along with fellow BD team members Yuji Hirayama , Cedar Wright and Mike Dobie attended China’s first-ever trad climbing festival in Laojunshan National Park. Along with the quartet of BD athletes, a host of Black Diamond employees also attended, including CEO Peter Metcalf . The event was... [READ MORE]