Black Diamond athlete Mike Barney.
  • Guiding skiing in Pakistan-2020
  • Developing an Eleven Experience ski operation in Chilian Patagonia-2019
  • Developing an Eleven Experience ski operation in Iceland-2012
  • Managing Alaska Backcountry Guides, Valdez, Alaska-2020-Present
  • Colorado Avalanche Information Center: Forecaster -2020
  • Hundreds of first descents in USA, Chile, Argentina, and Iceland. -2000 to Present

Mike has guided skiing over 100 days a season since 2013 working in both hemispheres. He has committed his life to blowing minds and keeping his guest safe in some of the harshest and most remote locations in the world. When he is not traveling and working he is spending time with his family in southwestern Colorado.    

"The JetForce's deflation to create an air-pocket system makes it my go-to airbag when I'm traveling in avalanche terrain".

- Mike Barney


The Black Diamond Jetforce Air Bag.