The BD Experience

Welcome to the Black Diamond Experience, an organic presentation of inspirational stories, photos and videos from our athletes, employees and partners. The Black Diamond Experience is where we showcase climbing, skiing and hiking adventures from around the world, plus event news, advocacy efforts and product and technology highlights—all in one dynamic smorgasbord of stoke. Enjoy.

Black Diamond Camalot that has been struck by lightning

QC Lab: Thunderstruck:
When Lightning Strikes Your Gear

Join the QC Lab crew as we test an MIT Professor’s rack after being struck by lightning.

Two climbers approaching a climbing route in Black Diamond climbing gear | Approach Shoes | Approach Apparel

Approach Apparel & Footwear

Built for the long haul.

Black Diamond athlete Carlo Traversi climbing Magic Line in Yosemite, CA.

Magic Line with
Carlo Traversi

Watch Black Diamond Athlete Carlo Traversi climb the mythical Magic Line.

Black Diamond Ambassador holding a Pride flag at the crag.

Take PRIDE in Diversity

Join Black Diamond & The Venture Out Project for a PRIDE celebration.

Black Diamond Athlete Daila Ojeda climbing in the Dolomites.

Black Diamond Presents:
Daila In The Dolomites

Watch Black Diamond Athlete Daila Ojeda go for the send on what she feels is the “perfect” sport climb.