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Announcements direct from Black Diamond

thumb A revolutionary taped-seam WINDSTOPPER® shell adds exponential wind and weather resistance to the PrimaLoft®-insulated Convergent... [ full story ]

thumb The harness and rope report is the second in a series of write-ups from 2014's OutDoor Show, where we look at what the future of... [ full story ]

thumb The hardware report is the first in a series of write-ups from 2014's OutDoor Show, where we look at what the future of climbing... [ full story ]

thumb This was the third time Black Diamond launched the 'Chasin' the rubbish' initiative. The Black Diamond Team, Black Diamond... [ full story ]

thumb With the alpine summer season now in full swing many people are getting kitted out with spikey, shiney toys to safeguard their... [ full story ]

thumb In 1987 Black Diamond made a conscious decision to focus their efforts and resources on hardgoods, figuring that creating... [ full story ]

thumb The final report from ISPO this year covers Packs, Sleeping Bags and General Camping / other items. With some really great kit... [ full story ]

thumb It's the report everyone has been waiting for... climbing hardware! From the unconventional twin gate carabiner from Grivel to... [ full story ]

thumb The first of the UKC/UKH reports on the giant tradeshow of ISPO. If you want to check out what is hot in the world of mountain... [ full story ]

thumb Here is a round-up of currently available belay devices. This is not a gear review, but we have listed simple belay devices with... [ full story ]

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Black Diamond Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb One piece of gear that you can never do without when roped climbing is a quickdraw. In this comparative review, Alan James takes... [ full review ]

thumb You may only have two hands, but in winter you can never have too many gloves. This collection spans a range of makes, models and... [ full review ]

thumb In this indepth review, we look at several top-of-the-range headtorches, some lightweight models, and some budget options. If you... [ full review ]

thumb According to Viv Scott, the Petzl Lynx and Black Diamond Stinger are leading the charge in lightweight replaceable front crampon... [ full review ]

thumb The UKC team looks at high performing ice axes from top brands such as Petzl, DMM, Black Diamond, Grivel and Edelrid. If you... [ full review ]

thumb Mark Glaister takes a look at 5 screwgate karabiners each with an added feature that improves the safety of the belay system -... [ full review ]

thumb Lightweight sport climbing harnesses have come a long way in recent years. All the major manufacturers are now making models... [ full review ]

thumb Viv Scott reviews Black Diamond's 'Ultra Distance' carbon fibre folding trekking poles. The 3-section Z-Pole design features a... [ full review ]

thumb Toby Archer reviews five 42-50 litre crag packs priced from £60-£130: the Arc'teryx Miura 50, Black Diamond Demon Duffel, CAMP... [ full review ]

thumb With both traditional and sport climbing use in mind, Mark Glaister has been testing out some of the diverse range of quickdraws... [ full review ]


All Black Diamond by date

There are 86 items in Black Diamond. Click on the date to show a list of items from just that year.

2014: (11 items)

2013: (14 items)

2012: (21 items)

2011: (15 items)

2010: (10 items)

2009: (9 items)

2008: (4 items)

2007: (2 items)