LIVE. CLIMB. SKI. REPEAT. The history of the company began with its founder, Yvon Chouinard of the United States, with a passion for mountaineering. That's why Black Diamond has flourished from the insider to the blossom into a global company. It provides the active climber with optimal equipment for mountain terrain. Backpacks, tents, lamps and other accessories are of high quality. Clothes and other products are designed specifically for climbing for maximum mobility. Thanks to their usability and high-tech materials, they have also become well-known classics for demanding outdoor enthusiasts.