Black Diamond Fall 2020 Collection to Showcase Innovations and outstanding technologies

Black Diamond Equipment, a global innovator in climbing, skiing and mountain sports equipment, introduces its Fall 2020 product collection showcasing various innovations in its winter categories.

Black Diamond Equipment, a global innovator in climbing, skiing and mountain sports equipment, introduces its Fall 2020 product collection showcasing various innovations in its winter categories.

Black Diamond Equipment®, a global innovator in climbing, skiing and mountain sports equipment, introduces its Fall 2020 product collection showcasing various
Black Diamond is a winter brand. And it has been for a long time. A lot has happened since the first skis were launched in the winter of 1989 though and major milestones such as the launch of the first JetForce in 2012 have set the stage for the winter of 2020 in which we reach a new height. Big mountain lines, technical descents, or pre-work dawn patrols: The Black Diamond Fall/Winter 2020 backcountry collection is our most refined yet – offering a selection of innovations including technical packs, gloves and backcountry focused skis that are finely tuned for specific end use, while the Black Diamond apparel snow collection exemplifies the apparel-as-equipment approach BD users expect.

Dawn Patrol Hybrid Shell

Black Diamond Dawn Patrol Hybrid Shell

Black Diamond Dawn Patrol Hybrid Shell

Our backcountry shell engineered to provide protection from the storm while remaining breathable on the uphill skin, the Dawn Patrol Hybrid Shell features a breathable softshell fabric in key placements for thermal regulation, while the chest, shoulders and hood remain impenetrable thanks to our propriety BD.dry™ waterproof/breathable solution. All fabric is treated with GTT’s Empel PFC-Free finish, an environmentally friendly DWR that’s superior in durability and performance and uses no water in its production. Add 4-way stretch for mobility and this shell keeps you hustling on the skin track while sending it on the way down. An innovative, center front dual zipper features a built-in mesh panel for venting on the climb, and the perforated panel on the collar allows you to breath freely while protecting your face from the brisk air. The Dawn Patrol Hybrid comes with two harness-compatible chest pockets that hold skins, an internal media pocket and a ski-helmet compatible hood. Velcro cuffs are combined with a lightweight wrist gaiter for ultimate protection.
– Built with BD.dry™—our engineered waterproof/breathable/windproof solution
– 20,000mm waterproof rating
– 20,000g/m2/24 hr breathability rating
– GTT’s Empel Breathable Water Protection Technology- A revolutionary water-free and PFC-free DWR that’s superior in performance and substantially more durable than other DWR solutions.
– 4-way stretch softshell fabric and 2-way stretch BD.dry™ laminated fabric
– Adjustable, ski-helmet-compatible hood
– Underarm gussets for added range of motion
– Two harness-compatible chest pockets that hold skins
– Center front zipper features a built-in mesh panel for ventilation
– Interior chest pocket with media cord entry
– Internal lightweight stretch wrist gaiter
– Internal RECCO® technology in hood
– Weight: 455 g
– Fit: Slim
– Country of Origin: Vietnam

Element Hoody

Black Diamond Element Hoody for climbing and skiing

Black Diamond Element Hoody for climbing and skiing

For technical performance in climbing or skiing, the Element Hoody is able to hold its own as a standalone protective outer-layer or serve as a thermoregulating mid-layer that provides ultimate warmth. Featuring Green Theme Technology’s Empel Breathable Water Protection, the Element Hoody is water-resistant while the woven face and brushed back provides warmth for cold weather pursuits. The adjustable hood is sized to go over a climbing helmet. Two harness-compatible hand pockets store topos and bars.
– Featuring GTT’s Empel Breathable Water Protection Technology- A revolutionary water-free and PFC-free DWR that’s superior in performance and substantially more durable than other DWR solutions
– Two harness-compatible hand pockets
– Weight: 490 g
– Fit: Regular
– Country of Origin: Vietnam

Helio Carbon 104

Black Diamond ski Helio Carbon 104

Black Diamond ski Helio Carbon 104

Our Helio Carbon 104 is built for dawn-to-dusk backcountry missions where slashing powder stashes is the name of the game. Balancing playful, soft-snow performance with a lightweight build and technical precision for when conditions are variable, the Helio 104 features a pre-preg carbon fiber layup with full-perimeter ABS sidewalls for improved dampness and a smooth ride, while the engineered paulownia wood core keeps it lightweight for big vert days in the backcountry. The Helio also maintains a smooth flex and torsional stiffness for reliable, responsive skiing on the way down. Early rise in the tip and tail improves flotation and trail-breaking efficiency, and an ABS tail protector also has an integrated skin-clip tab to keep your skins from sliding off.
– Versatile 104-mm waist with early rise tip and tail
– Pre-preg carbon fiber layup offers improved dampness, torsional stiffness and balanced flex
– Engineered paulownia wood core
– Full-perimeter 5 mm beveled ABS sidewalls
– ABS tail protector with integrated skin-clip tab
– Titanal binding mounting plate
– Optimal use: 70% soft snow/30% hard snow

Cirque 78

Black Diamond Cirque 78: our lightest mountaineering and fitness touring ski

Black Diamond Cirque 78: our lightest mountaineering and fitness touring ski

Our lightest mountaineering and fitness touring ski, the Cirque 78 is sleek and slim, with a 78-mm waist and an ultralight weight. Race ready, the Cirque 78’s ultralight pre-preg carbon fiber layup and engineered paulownia wood core add dampness while the partial ABS sidewall construction keeps the skis hyper-light. Responsive with a balanced flex and torsional stiffness, the Cirque 78 maintains precise edge control while carving down steep faces. The ABS tail protector also has an integrated skin-clip tab to keep your skins secure when gunning for the summit. The tip is notched to allow for a variety of lightweight skin attachment methods.
– Technical 78-mm waist with an all-conditions tip rise and tail
– Ultralight Pre-preg carbon fiber layup offers a damp, smooth ride with torsional stiffness and balanced flex
– Engineered paulownia wood core
– 5 mm beveled partial ABS sidewalls with semi-cap construction
– ABS tail protector with integrated skin-clip tab
– Tip notch for multiple skin attachment methods
– Titanal binding mounting plate
– Optimal use: 20% soft snow/80% hard snow

Cirque 22 Ski Vest

Black Diamond Cirque 22 Ski Vest

Black Diamond Cirque 22 Ski Vest

The Cirque 22 Ski Vest combines the functionality of our time-tested ski packs with on-the-go features of skimo and ultra-running packs. From pre-work dawn patrols to long fast objectives, the Cirque Vest keeps all the essentials close at hand while remaining sleek and unobtrusive. Features like the diagonal ski carry and crampon/skin pocket means the vest stays on during transitions. At 22 liters, the vest can be configured as a single compartment or divided top to bottom. Removable diagonal ski carry and helmet carry further allow customization for the objective at hand. A perfect companion to the Cirque skis, this pack is the backcountry skiers who wants to move fast and light in the mountains.
– Front zippered pockets
– Blitz style top draw cord closure
– Internal zippered pocket
– On-the-go diagonal ski carry (removable)
– Separated avy tools pocket
– Helmet carry (removable)
– UHMWPE 100d Nylon 4mm Ripstop
– Optional internal divider
– Easy access skin/crampon compartment
– Vest-style adjustable harness system
– Double ice tool carry
– Complies with ISMF Skimo requirements

Distance Spike Traction Device

Black Diamond Distance Spike Traction Device for trail running

Black Diamond Distance Spike Traction Device for trail running

The Distance Spike is our pinnacle trail running traction device, built for fast mountain travel, whether you’re linking 14’ers or gunning for an FKT on an alpine peak. The Distance Spike has an industry-first hybrid upper which features a softshell toe cover combined with a heel retention elastomer. The innovative softshell toe cover is designed for ultimate fit, superior packability, and snow protection. The toe cover also helps to keep the Distance featherweight at only 95 grams per device. Drawing from our extensive experience designing climbing crampons, the Distance Spike features 14 spikes which have an optimized 8mm length, designed to provide excellent engagement on snow and ice, with improved stability on rock and hard surfaces. The spikes are made of stainless steel and are heat treated for superior strength, corrosion and wear resistance.
– Athlete Driven by Joe Grant and Kyle Richardson Industry-first hybrid upper with softshell toe cover and heel retention elastomer
– Innovative softshell toe cover for optimized fit, packability, and snow protection
– 14 stainless steel spikes with optimized 8mm length provide superior traction over varied terrain with snow and ice while maintaining underfoot stability on rock and hard surfaces
– Ultra-durable construction with reinforced dual density elastomer eyelets
– Front-point spike positioned for optimal toe-off engagement
– Heel webbing loop for easy on/off and heel identification
– 95 grams per device (size Medium)

Recon Access Mitts

Black Dimaond Recon Access Mitts

Black Dimaond Recon Access Mitts

Designed and engineered with the help of BD Athlete and adventure photographer, Chris Burkard, the Recon Access Mitts are designed to provide quick access to your hands while remaining ultra-warm for burly conditions. Featuring an innovative waterproof side zip, you can quickly slide your hands through opening for jobs that demand dexterity without taking off the mitts. A waterproof cuff pocket allows you to stow camera batteries, lens caps or other essentials, and a wrist leash keeps the mitts secure. The leather palm adds durability and grip and an included softshell liner also includes U|R Powered conductive material for gloves-on touchscreen use.
OUTER MITTS:
– Two 170 g layers of PrimaLoft® Gold on back = 340 g insulation
– 170 g PrimaLoft® Gold insulation on palm
– Goat leather palm for durability and grip
– Pertex Shield® gauntlet cuff
– Waterproof side-zip for quick hand access
– Waterproof cuff pocket to stow gear
– Wrist leash
INNER GLOVES:
– Lightweight softshell liner glove
– Conductive thumb and fingertips for gloves-on touchscreen use
– Reflective logos
– Size: XS-XL

Enforcer Ice Climbing Glove

Black Diamond Enforcer Ice Climbing Gloves

Black Diamond Enforcer Ice Climbing Gloves

In the Canadian Rockies, the never-ending buffet of steep ice is accompanied by unforgiving sub-zero temperatures, and the Black Diamond Enforcer is capable of handling both. By combining a waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX insert with 170-gram PrimaLoft Gold insulation on the back of hand and a fixed 190 g fleece lining, the Enforcer dishes out complete warmth and weather protection. The 4-way stretch shell at the fingers keeps the Enforcer dexterous and supple while climbing and the TPU knuckle patch protects against abrasion. A low-profile Hypalon wrist strap with a hook-and-loop closure was added for extra security and the long cuff cinches down to seal out spindrift. The Enforcer’s ice tool specific pre-curved fit, articulated fingers and wrapped pinky construction provide comfort while climbing.
– 100% Waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex insert
– 170 g PrimaLoft Gold Insulation at back of hand
– Fixed 190 g fleece lining
– Low profile Hypalon wrist strap with hook-and-loop closure
– 4-way stretch shell at fingers
– Pertex Shield rip-stop shell
– Goat leather palm and palm patch with suede nose wipe
– Ice tool specific pre-curved fit and articulated fingers provide a comfortable, sure grip
– Ice tool specific wrapped pinky for precision grip and comfort in the pommel
– Size: XS-XL

Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Black Diamond Equipment is a manufacturer of equipment and apparel for rock climbing, mountaineering and skiing. Through the continuous production of innovative, standard-setting products and an active role in the environmental protection of the mountain world, Black Diamond Equipment has assumed a leading role in the international outdoor community.

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