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.

Punkaharju, Finland

Nalle Hukkataival: Deep Water Soloing in Finland

Watch BD Athlete Nalle Hukkataival establish an 8c above the biggest lake in Finland.

Black Diamond athlete Hillary Gerardi at the Mont Blanc finish

What It Takes

Watch BD Athlete Hillary Gerardi dig deep as she races 90 kilometers through the mountains of Chamonix.

babsi climbing a sport route outside

Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Committed. Be Babsi.

Black Diamond Athlete Babsi Zangerl is committed. From making the first female ascent of Europe’s hardest traditional crack climb to free climbing the Eiger’s formidable North Face in 24 hours, Babsi always goes for it. In three upcoming episodes we’re going to explore Babsi’s level of commitment while documenting her latest barrier-breaking ascents. Get stoked.

BD Athlete Seb Bouin climbing Beyond Integral

Beyond Integral (9b/+) with Seb Bouin

BD Athlete Seb Bouin finds one of his hardest projects yet. Only this time it was right in his own backyard.


Step by Step with Andrew King

Change. Progression. Self-actualization. It all waits in the distance. The only way to get there is to put one foot in front of the other. At Black Diamond, we’re there with you, every step of the way.