Freeride Skiing



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Athlete: Angel Collinson
Location: Knik River, Alaska
Photographer: Adam Clark
  • NEW

    Deep days and epic terrain come with their fair share of avalanche hazards, and the Black Diamond Pilot 11 JetForce Pack stores your essential gear and provides a truly innovative addition to your avalanche tool kit. Our go-to minimalist backcountry pack featuring JetForce Technology, the Pilot is ideal for heli laps, cat trips and out-the-gate resort skiing. JetForce Technology, the result of a multi-year collaboration between Black Diamond and PIEPS, is the first avalanche airbag system to use jet-fan inflation. JetForce’s repackable airbag and fully rechargeable electronics system provide zero-cost user practice and travel-friendly performance. The Pilot also features a dedicated avy tools pocket, tuck-away diagonal ski carry and a HiLo helmet holder.
    $1,249.95 USD
  • NEW

    From one-lap dawn patrols to all-day tours and couloir missions, the Black Diamond Halo 28 JetForce Pack is built to store your essential gear for day-long outings and provides a truly innovative addition to your avalanche tool kit. JetForce Technology, the result of a multi-year collaboration between Black Diamond and PIEPS, is the first avalanche airbag system to use jet-fan inflation. JetForce’s repackable airbag and fully rechargeable electronics system provide zero-cost user practice and travel-friendly performance. The Halo also features a dedicated avy tools pocket, HiLo helmet holder and single ice-axe attachment for securing your gear.
    $1,274.95 USD

  • The epic continues with the third generation of our legendary powder slayer, and it just keeps getting better. With the addition of sidewalls, the Black Diamond Megawatt gets even quicker and more stable on firm snow, while retaining the premium powder high performance it has come to be known for.
    $899.00 USD
    5.0/5 (3)

  • The addition of 8 mm ABS sidewalls has given the second generation of our popular Black Diamond AMPerage ski a new bite on firm snow, and we stiffened it beyond the contact point in the tail for easy landings and more ollie power. Whether drifting smear-turns in deep powder or laying trenches on the groomer back to the lift, this ski loves it all.
    $799.00 USD
    4.9/5 (7)

  • The addition of 8 mm ABS sidewall construction to the second generation of the Black Diamond Element lends what was already an excellent ski newfound precision on hard snow and a stiffer tail for stability in all conditions when skiing at speed. What remains is the effortless powder carving, slashing and float of this women’s-specific hybrid fun-shape.
    $799.00 USD
    5.0/5 (1)

  • Amazingly damp and stable, thanks to its 3D Metal Sandwich Construction, the powerhouse Black Diamond Zealot is the go-to ski for our freeride competition athletes who deal with variable terrain and conditions. Rocker tip and Semi-Rocker tail offer a playful twist for mere mortals who utilize it to find pockets of powder.
    $849.00 USD
    5.0/5 (1)

  • Dramatically different than the Black Diamond Verdicts of old, this iteration gets a hybrid fun-shape to make it turn super easy, even at low speeds. When you’re ready to ramp it up, 3D Metal Sandwich construction gives it rail-solid edge hold and keeps it extremely damp when charging through manky snow.
    $799.00 USD
    5.0/5 (3)

  • A state-of-the-art, high-performance alpine boot, the Black Diamond Factor Mx features a patented, no-compromise, swappable binding interface that's compatible with any binding. New Mx Direct Connect technology increases lateral stiffness 70% over competitors' bolt-on systems, for much more precise and effective power transmission. Setting a new benchmark in freeride touring comfort, the new Triax Pro Frame is lighter and has twice the resistance-free touring range of the previous generation Factor.
    $769.00 USD
    4.5/5 (6)

  • Not just a Factor Mx in sheep's clothing, the Black Diamond Shiva Mx has a women's-specific fit and flex, as well as a 2-degree heel lift. With our game-changing Mx Direct Connect swappable-sole-block system (both included), skiing fast and destroying big terrain has never been easier.
    $769.00 USD

  • Designed for ski mountaineers and backcountry skiers who regularly venture into serious terrain, the PIEPS DSP Pro Avalanche Beacon is packed with features. In addition to its massive 60-meter circular range and 55-meter search strip, the DSP Pro features an innovative smart transmitter that recognizes other buried devices and auto-adjusts its signal to aid in more accurate recovery. Throw in a self-check function for always-accurate antennas and Digital Signal Processing to account for wayward beacon signals, and the DSP Pro is as reliable as it is capable. The included harness-style carrying pouch provides comfortable, streamlined storage and fast removal for beacon practice and emergency response.
    $374.95 USD
    4.6/5 (14)

  • No bigger than a cell phone, the PIEPS Freeride is a fully functional avalanche beacon designed for added inbounds safety and minimalist ski mountaineering where weight and packability are paramount. Though thoroughly simplified, the Freeride doesn’t skimp on capability, featuring a 40-meter range and a digital antenna for fast, accurate searching in the event of an avalanche.
    $169.95 USD
  • NEW

    Part work glove and part ski glove, the Black Diamond Spark combines the every-day comfort and durability of full-leather construction with the added weather protection of a BDry™ waterproof insert. A soft, brushed tricot lining gives you the warmth you need for ski tours and resort days, and the neoprene cuff keeps out snow when it’s free refills in the mountains.
    $79.95 USD
  • NEW

    Durable, waterproof and warm, the Black Diamond Spark Mitt has everything you need for daily use in the middle of winter. Whether you’re running lifts or lapping the backcountry, you’ll appreciate the tough goat leather construction and weather protection of the BDry™ insert. PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation provides the warmth, and a neoprene cuff keeps the snow out, so your hands stay dry.
    $79.95 USD

  • Compatible with any PIEPS avalanche beacon, the iProbe One 220 revolutionizes avalanche search and rescue by integrating a low-range beacon into the probe tip, widening your strike area while providing optical and acoustic feedback to help pinpoint burials. Especially handy in multiple burial scenarios, the iProbe disables the transmitting signal of specific PIEPS beacons to help aid in the search for the next victim. And of course, the iProbe 220 also functions as a standard probe, with a collapsible, easy to deploy design and wide-cone tip for penetrating avalanche debris.
    $155.95 USD

  • Compatible with any PIEPS avalanche beacon, the iProbe One 260 revolutionizes avalanche search and rescue by building a low range beacon into the probe tip, widening your strike area while providing optical and acoustic feedback to help pinpoint burials. Especially handy in multiple burial scenarios, the iProbe disables found beacons to help aid in the search for the next victim. And of course, the iProbe 260 also functions as a standard probe, with a collapsible, easy to deploy design, wide-cone tip for penetrating avalanche debris, and added length for Rutschblock tests and other snowpack analysis.
    $185.95 USD
    5.0/5 (1)

  • One tool for two jobs, the Black Diamond Carbon Probe pulls double duty as both a ski pole and an avalanche probe. In addition to its stiff, lightweight design and Freeride Series grip and strap, the pole's two carbon fiber lowers work in tandem to create a 182 cm probe, making it an ideal backcountry freeride tool. We also added our new low-profile FlickLock® Pro locking mechanism for dramatic improvements in clamping force.
    $129.95 USD
    4.3/5 (3)

  • The most affordable adjustable pole in our Freeride Series, the Black Diamond Boundary features a durable aluminum construction and the super-secure, low-profile adjustability of FlickLock® Pro. The pole’s Freeride Series grip features a dual-density palm zone and aggressive hooking point for leveraging bars and buckles, while the Freeride Series strap has an easy-access design that evenly distributes weight across the wrist.
    $99.95 USD
    5.0/5 (1)

  • With a 100% carbon fiber shaft and Kevlar wrapped lower for protection against ski edge hits, the Black Diamond Fixed Length Carbon is built for in-bounds shredding and is the strongest, lightest pole we make. The pole's Freeride Series grip features a dual-density palm zone and aggressive hooking point for leveraging bars and buckles, while the Freeride Series strap has an easy-access design that evenly distributes weight across the wrist.
    $109.95 USD

  • The strongest pole in our line for day-in, day-out use, the Black Diamond Fixed Length Aluminum ski pole is ready to bomb lap after lap, anywhere on the mountain. The pole's Freeride Series grip and strap provide a sure handle whether you're slashing through the trees or opening it up on the groomers, and the super-durable aluminum shaft takes a beating season after season.
    $69.95 USD
    4.7/5 (3)
  • NEW

    The Mercury Mitt packs the warmth and weather protection to handle anything from two-foot storm days in the Wasatch to brutally cold alpine climbs in the Alaska Range. A GORE-TEX XCR insert blocks any moisture that Mother Nature throws your way, and the durable goat leather palm ensures long-term durability and performance. The Mercury Mitt’s removable split-finger liner features PrimaLoft Gold Insulation on the back of the hand and high-loft fleece on the palm, so you get the warmth you need for the season’s coldest days and still keep the dexterity required for climbing and skiing.
    $139.95 USD
  • NEW

    A premium glove for mountain professionals and 100-day-a-year skiers, the Black Diamond Mercury features the total weather protection of GORE-TEX® XCR and the durability of a goat leather palm. A combination of PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation and boiled wool warms the back of your hand, while the fleece-lined palm maximizes the dexterity provided by the four-way stretch Pertex Shield shell. The Mercury Glove also features a removable liner, so you can use either component separately for versatility in ever-changing weather.
    $139.95 USD

  • Warm, waterproof, and built to handle serious abuse anywhere your skis can take you, the Black Diamond Legend is our warmest under-the-cuff ski glove featuring an all-leather construction. A waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® insert shields against the season’s wettest storms, and PrimaLoft® One insulation keeps your hands toasty on frigid lift rides and super-deep pow runs alike. We also added Kevlar stitching for increased durability and EVA padding to ward off knuckle bashing.  
    $119.95 USD
    4.4/5 (13)

  • Styled for serious freeride skiers and built for the aggressive demands of all-day, everyday resort shredding, the Squad has you covered from first chair until the lifts stop spinning. The Squad's waterproof breathable GORE-TEX® insert and drawcord gauntlet seal out winter wetness on the deepest days of year, and its PrimaLoft® One insulation beats back the lift-line chill. We also added EVA padding to combat rogue branches during pow runs through the trees. 
    $89.95 USD
    5.0/5 (1)

  • When spring days on the hill stack up with fresh snow, sunny skies and—most importantly—warmer temps, leave the puffy mitts at home and slide into the Black Diamond Women’s Spy, an under-the-cuff waterproof glove that’s all about freeride.  A BDry™ waterproof insert keeps your hands dry in slushy and fluffy conditions alike, and the fixed fleece lining adds a touch of warmth when a spring storm rolls in. EVA padding on the knuckles protects during tree runs and sunny park laps.
    $74.95 $48.72 USD
    4.0/5 (4)