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News Brand: Black Diamond

  • Winter WOF

    Jim Young, NZMGA Ski Guide and Black Diamond Brand Ambassador, runs through his Winter WOF.

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  • Dave Greig: Hunter, Fisher, Filmmaker

    Hunting and fishing are two outdoor passions that appeal to many kiwis. We’re thrilled to have Dave Greig on board as an ambassador in this space.

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  • Gear Review: Black Diamond Zone Climbing Shoe

    Francis Charlesworth, Programme Coordinator NZAC, reviews the Zone Climbing shoe from Black Diamond

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  • Check your avalanche safety equipment

    These key points about avalanche safety equipment are a must read for anyone involved in our alpine & ski industries.

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  • Jim Young: Brand Ambassador

    Jim has been involved in with Southern Approach in some shape or form for around ten years. Now he’s officially our Black Diamond Brand Ambassador.

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  • 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.

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