Black Diamond

We’re the greatest dreamers about what could be, and the harshest of critics about what exists.

Black Diamond is a company that’s not just for rock climbers and skiers, but one that stands for the spirit of the sports we live, their values and goals, past, present and future. Since 1957, our innovative gear designs have set the standard in numerous areas. This is partly the result of dedication, desire and diligence on the part of an incredible team of people. It’s also a product of the fact that each of us are climbers and skiers ourselves.

Because of this, the creation of Black Diamond is a process that will never end.

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Brand News

  • Sport Climbing – what is it all about?

    Sport Climbing makes its Olympic debut at Tokyo in 2020, with athletes winning gold thanks to the power and strength in their fingertips.

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  • Joe Grant & the Distance Carbon Z Trekking Poles

    BD Athlete Joe Grant hails from France, where mountain runners have used trekking poles for years. However, when Joe ran his first Ultra a decade ago in Oregon, his French flair and trekking poles were at odds with the rest of the pack. The US runners hadn’t quite caught on.

    Read how times have changed