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Everything you need to know about: Black Diamond Technologies Our mission revolves around crafting top-notch equipment that empowers your climbing, running, and hiking pursuits, regardless of the elements. Our innovative gear is infused with a multitude of cutting-edge technologies, positioning us at the forefront of the industry. Explore the pivotal technologies, both in-house and collaborative,

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Tradathon 2023 – Rack Up Report

Tradathon 2023 Rack-Up Report in June, 60 TRAD Climbers Descended On The Morgan Bay Sea Cliffs for the 10th edition of South Africa’s only Trad climbing festival was hosted at Morgan Bay. The venue while far from everywhere still managed to draw climbers from all over the country. The Most Even Split of Climbing Groups

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Trad Gear Essentials

THERE ARE ENDLESS AMOUNTS OF GEAR FOR TRAD CLIMBING BUT WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIALS? exclusive deal We are hosting the annual Tradathon event and anyone that is signed up for the event gets 15% off the essential trad gear page on our website. The discount code has been emailed to everyone that signed up. (if

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Why Choose Black Diamond Headlamp?

Why You Should Choose Black Diamond Headlamps In this blog post, we have a look at the details of our headlamps and show you why we think that Black Diamond headlamps are the best on the market. VERSATILITY Many of our mid & high-end range of headlamps feature distance and proximity modes that allow the

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Clip. Climb. Repeat

Clip. Climb. Repeat. Sport climbing gear built for pros, used by all climbers Bouldering BEGINNER Sport Climbing Advanced Sport Climbing Apparel for that send Climbers demand a lot from their apparel and this selection of gear aims to find that balance of durability, comfort and breathability. Valley Shorts Whether you’re approaching granite walls, bouldering on

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Ultralight Hiking

Ultralight Hiking Change. Progression. It all waits in the distance. The only way to get there is to put one foot in front of the other, what better way to do that then through ultralight hiking? At Black Diamond, we’re there with you, every step of the way. Here are some key items that we

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Black Diamond Capitan Helmet

The All New Capitan Helmets Capitan MIPS The Capitan MIPS is Black Diamond’s bomber, ultra-durable climbing helmet, featuring added coverage on both the sides and back and MIPS tech, while maintaining a sleek, cradle fit for all-day comfort. The added MIPS (Multidirectional Impact Protection System) technology. The MIPS system is designed to protect against the

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