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Innovation is what drives everything here at Black Diamond. If we're not making gear better, stronger, lighter, faster, more durable and easier to use, then we're not doing our job. In this ongoing series of monthly posts, we'll be giving you an inside look at some of our most innovative products through one-on-one interviews with our team of industry-leading product designers and category directors.
This month we sat down with Pack Category Director Nathan Kuder to talk about our new Access Series packs, the men's-specific Mercury and the women's-specifix Onyx. These durable, large-capacity packs come in three different volumes and are built for big-mileage trips and rough trails where comfort and big-load capabilities are essential.
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What's your ultimate dream adventure? Surfing the sky-blue waves in Malibu? Kayaking the class five rapids of the Appalachian foothills? Star-gazing in Bryson Canyon? There's no better way to adventure than with your favorite gear in tow. A Swiss Army Knife of campers, the SylvanSport GO is the ultimate adventure aid. A... [READ MORE]
Innovation is what drives everything here at Black Diamond. If we're not making gear better, stronger, lighter, faster, more durable and easier to use, then we're not doing our job. In this ongoing series of monthly posts, we'll be giving you an inside look at some of our most innovative products through one-on-one interviews with our team of... [READ MORE]
Catalogs have been an integral part of Black Diamond Equipment for decades, dating back to the clean-climbing manifesto that was the 1972 Chouinard catalog. With all that history guiding us, we have recently launched the next evolution of the BD catalogs: the Alpinism 2012 digital catalog . An online-only catalog, Alpinism 2012 is... [READ MORE]
It was another great fall season here at Black Diamond Equipment, and now winter is on us—time to get the skis and ice tools ready for action (and maybe try to squeeze in a couple more days out on the trail). Here's a quick stoke video to get you psyched on the past few months of action and primed to run it hot this winter. We'll see you out... [READ MORE]
In this new series of monthly posts in the Journal, we'll be highlighting the support we provide to grassroots conservation and access-focused nonprofit groups —the people that help make a difference in the mountain, canyon and crag environments that we climbers, skiers and mountain enthusiasts thrive in. We take a large amount... [READ MORE]