Thema:
AktuvitÄt:
Loading...

Black Diamond Experience

Willkommen bei Black Diamond Experience, einer organischen Präsentation von inspirierenden Geschichten, Fotos und Videos von unseren Athleten, Mitarbeitern und Partnern. Black Diamond Experience ist eine Plattform, auf der wir unterschiedlichste Abenteuer aus den Bereichen Klettern, Skifahren und Bergsteigen rund um den Globus vorstellen. Außerdem findet ihr hier Event-News, Informationen zu unserer Advocacy-Arbeit sowie Produkt- und Technologie-Highlights – kurzum all die Themen, die uns begeistern. Lasst euch inspirieren!

A Question of Risk: Bruce Tremper
In this installment of our video series on risk, Utah Avalanche Center Director, author of Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain and skier Bruce Tremper talks about risk from the perspective of someone who manages it everyday.
Read Full Story »
Joe Kinder: 30 Days in Norway
The legendary Hanshelleren Cave in Flatanger, Norway, gained worldwide attention in the climbing community when Adam Ondra established two of the world's hardest routes there: Change (5.15c) and Move (5.15b). This year Joe Kinder decided that he had to see the cave for himself. In the first installment of this two-part series, he projects hard climbs, forages for food and remarks at the inconceivably high price of beer in Norway.
Read Full Story »
The Human Factor: Chapter Two
Despite hours of training and years of experience, it happens. Somewhere between digging pits and assessing terrain traps a lapse in good judgment occurs, and avalanches entrap even the most experienced skiers. And we are left asking, why? In the second chapter of a five-part series exploring five separate slides, the editors of Powder elucidate The Human Factor.
Read Full Story »
The ROCK Project: Sign The Pact
Building toward a series of events launching in Spring 2015, the Access Fund's ROCK Project kicks off with The Pact: a pledge to uphold good climbing ethics, protect the mountain environments where we climb and ensure continued access to the cliffs and crags we love. We invite you to join us, and sign The Pact.
Read Full Story »
Black Diamond Athlete Mason Earle on 24HHH
Arkansas's 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell is notorious for its wacky team names, bomber sandstone and wild after parties. Despite having an aversion for competitions, Black Diamond athlete Mason Earle, along with teammate Nik Berry, took the 24HHH by storm this year, shit talking Alex Honnold, grunting through 5.8 cruxes and winning the team division while setting a new high score.
Read Full Story »
The Human Factor: Chapter One
Despite hours of training and years of experience, it happens. Somewhere between digging pits and assessing terrain traps a lapse in good judgment occurs, and avalanches entrap even the most experienced skiers. And we are left asking, why? In the first chapter of a five-part series exploring five separate slides, the editors of Powder elucidate The Human Factor.
Read Full Story »
Stairway to Heaven: Mugs Stump Award Recipients on Mt. Johns
This May Mugs Stump Award recipients Kevin Cooper and Ryan Jennings completed their long-standing dream of climbing Mt. Johnson's North Face. It was the climb of both of their lives.
Read Full Story »
Working for It: Noah Howell Explores the Tushars
As the snowflakes finally fly, Noah Howell thinks back to last May when he was cursing the brush and ripping across corn. At the end of it all, he nominates his approach to Utah's Mount Baldy as the Worst Bushwhack Ever.
Read Full Story »
Bouldering in Namibia: Nils Favre's Quest for Quality
Namibia has its share of wildlife and sand dunes, but, until recently, it remained lacking in quality bouldering problems. This year a Belgian-Swiss team arrived in the South African country, seeking a trip off the beaten path.
Read Full Story »
Two Years of Skiing with Black Diamond Athlete Johnny Collin
Over the past two winters, Black Diamond athlete Johnny Collinson has skied his way through India, Bolivia, British Columbia and Alaska. With the help of Sherpas Cinema, he presents a compilation of the best moments from the last two seasons of powder, cliff hucks and big mountains.
Read Full Story »
BD Athlete Brittany Griffith Bolts in Lebanon's Tannourine
Not too long ago, BD athlete Brittany Griffith couldn’t even locate Lebanon on a map. Now, along with Will Nazarian, Griffith is busy bolting an area that has the potential for 600 to 700 routes. “I got a real feel and appreciation for how much work goes into it,” Griffith says of the establishment process.
Read Full Story »
Genyen Chapter 2: Thinking Outside the Box
Upon arrival in the Genyen massif, David Anderson and crew tried their luck on an unclimbed spire known as Sachun. From there, they marched along a faint yak trail to the foot of the unclimbed 18,000-foot Hutsa, a peak whose summit would prove elusive.
Read Full Story »
BD Athlete Adam Ondra: A Year of Sends, on Rock and Plastic
What does it take to dominate every discipline the sport of climbing has come up with? In this film, we take a look at Adam Ondra's year, from sending some of the world's hardest routes to winning the championships of lead climbing and bouldering.
Read Full Story »
Committed #1: Peter Metcalf
In the first of a new series of posts on conservation, creative environmental solutions and the commitment required to implement them, Black Diamond founder and CEO Peter Metcalf goes back to the beginning.
Read Full Story »
Mission to the Genyen Massif—An Expedition to China
In the first of a series of reports from China by David Anderson and Szu-ting Yi, the perennial climbers/ travelers/adventurers share their plans, including attempting an unclimbed 18,000' peak, Hutsa.
Read Full Story »
Fear and Reverence—BD Athlete Angel Collinson in AK
Filming with Teton Gravity Research in Alaska is a freeride skiers dream. With this season's film about to drop, Angel Collinson reports back on what goes on behind the epic shots.
Read Full Story »
BD Athlete Roland Hemetzberger Sends 8c+ Zarathustra on Gear
Birdpeaks, stoppers, camalots...and two years of work. Here's what it takes to make a 5.14c first ascent without clipping the bolts.
Read Full Story »
BD Athlete Joe Kinder Sends Maquina Muerte, 5.14+
Maquina Muerte is a climb in the Spanish style: steep, physical and requiring the explosive power of Dani Andrada. Joe Kinder finds just such a gem in Southern Utah.
Read Full Story »
Mayan Smith-Gobat Finds The Place Of Happiness In Brazil
Black Diamond Athlete Mayan Smith-Gobat journeys to Brazil’s massive granite domes to attempt to the second ascent of a big-wall free route.
Read Full Story »
Groups We Support: Mammoth Medical Missions
Black Diamond is proud to support Mammoth Medical Missions, a non-profit organization training and sending fast-response, minimalist medical teams to disaster areas, underserved populations and austere environments.
Read Full Story »
A Question of Risk: Hazel Findlay
For episode 5 of our series of conversations on risk with some of the world's best climbers and skiers, we sat down with British climber and BD athlete Hazel Findlay.
Read Full Story »
Chasin’ the Rubbish 3.0: Cleaning up the Forests of Font
This past spring, BD employees, athletes and climbers from all over Europe congregated in the famous forests and sandstone blocs of Fontainebleau, France, where over four days, they removed 300 kg of trash.
Read Full Story »
BD athlete Brittany Griffith loves the Mountain Project App
Black Diamond athlete and perpetual road-tripper Brittany Griffith gives her two cents on the Mountain Project smartphone app, now available for free download with the support of Black Diamond.
Read Full Story »
Ines Papert returns to Senja Island
Black Diamond Athlete Ines Papert reports on another successful trip to the alpine playground of Senja Island in Norway.
Read Full Story »
Utah climbers raise $18K for Salt Lake Climbers Alliance
On June 12th, the 5th Annual Salt Lake Climbers Alliance fundraiser party, held at BD headquarters, raised $18,000 for climbing access and education initiatives.
Read Full Story »
Noah Howell Skis Mt. Rainier
Black Diamond athlete Noah Howell teamed up with Freeskiing World Tour champion Drew Tabke to climb and ski Mt. Rainier.
Read Full Story »
BD athlete Mason Earle climbs new FFA in Yosemite
Black Diamond athlete and crack climbing maestro Mason Earle spent a stint in Yosemite Valley last year, where he managed to make the first free ascent of an old project on Schultz's Ridge.
Read Full Story »
Angel Collinson Skis Mt Moran With TGR
With a last-minute invite to climb and ski Mt. Moran with the crew from TGR, BD Athlete Angel Collinson dropped everything and drove to Jackson.
Read Full Story »
2014 Bouldering & Sport Climbing Digital Catalog is now live
With stunning images and video from the climbing epicenter of Ticino, Switzerland, the 2014 Bouldering and Sport Climbing digital catalog is here, along with a hand-selected kit of essential gear for the blocs and the cliffs.
Read Full Story »
BD brings the Stoke to the 2014 Damascus Trail Days
Black Diamond Sports Marketing Coordinator Holly Hansen reports from the nation's biggest annual hiking festival, Damascus Trail Days in Damascus, Virginia.
Read Full Story »
Adam Ondra onsights Il Domani (9a)
Patxi Usobiaga described Adam Ondra's onsight of Il Domani as "The most impressive thing I've ever seen." See for yourself what it looks like to spend eleven minutes unlocking brick-hard moves on the first go.
Read Full Story »
Five Questions: Mountain Project Founder Nick Wilder
The founder of Mountain Project opens up on finding unsung gems, the end of sandbagging and his guidebook-killing app.
Read Full Story »
A Question of Risk: Joe Kinder
BD athlete, 5.14 climber and route developer Joe Kinder discusses the emotional risks of high-end sport climbing in this installment of our video series on risk.
Read Full Story »
Little Cottonwood Canyon: The Home Crag
Whether it's five minutes from home or four hours away, a classic destination or a scrappy outcropping that no one has ever heard of, everyone has a home crag. Little Cottonwood Canyon is ours.
Read Full Story »
X4: The Missing Link In the Camalot Family
More than two decades after the original Camalot, the X4 gives climbers like Mason Earle a new tool to protect new projects. This is the story of the engineers and climbers who brought the new cam to life.
Read Full Story »
No Results Found