Black Diamond Equipment

Chris Thomas Ice Collection

Athlete: Chris Thomas
Route/Location: Malan's Waterfall (WI5), Wasatch Mountains, UT
Photographer: Andrew Burr
Classic ice routes and technical alpine climbs demand lightweight, versatile gear that you can trust. Check out the kit that Black Diamond Global Service Manager Chris Thomas uses to send rarely repeated ice routes, single-push first ascents in Alaska and seldom-visited Patagonia summits.


Vapor Helmet, Envy_Green

Vapor Helmet

Item# BD620215ENGRM_L1
The lightest, most breathable and most comfortable climbing helmet we’ve ever made, the Vapor provides reliable, ultralight protection.


Sharp End Shell, Octane

Sharp End Shell

Item# APBAX0815MED1
Designed for fast-moving alpine minimalists, the Sharp End Shell is our lightweight GORE-TEX Pro jacket. Its trimmed-down features and all-terrain face fabric place an emphasis on packability, while it remains functional and durable for everyday alpine use.


Cobra Ice Tool, Carbon_Fiber

Cobra Ice Tool

Item# BD4120780000ALL1
The ultimate carbon fiber tool for leashless mixed, ice and alpine climbing, the Black Diamond Cobra provides unparalleled performance from the crags to the Karakoram.


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    Carbon Fiber
Punisher Gloves, Black

Punisher Gloves

Item# BD801659BLAKMD_1
Offering the perfect balance of warmth, protection and dexterity, the Punisher is our go-to ice glove for hard climbing in variable weather conditions.


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Aspect Harness, Deep_Blue

Aspect Harness

Item# BD651058DBLUMD_1
From winter ice routes to summer rock climbs, the 4-season Aspect is outfitted for any climbing day of the year thanks to its host of features and Dual Core XP Construction™.


Alpine Softshell Pants, Granite

Alpine Softshell Pants

Item# APG61M025MED1
The everyday spring and fall mountain pant, the Alpine Pants easily cover the shoulder season, with just enough coverage to keep you warm and durability to stand up to year-round use.


Express Ice Screw, null

Express Ice Screw

Item# BD4902100000ALL1
Our fastest placing ice screws with advanced tooth geometry and complete stainless steel construction, Express Ice Screws feature large, color-coded crank knobs for incredibly fast placements.


Stinger Crampon, null

Stinger Crampon

Item# BD4000290000ALL1
Our lightweight, stainless steel monopoint crampon for serious ice and mixed climbing, the Stinger features an asymmetrical design and an easily replaceable frontpoint.