Black Diamond, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets outdoor performance equipment and apparel for climbing, mountaineering, backpacking, skiing, and other outdoor recreation activities in the United States and internationally. The company provides climbing products, such as belay/rappel devices, bouldering products, carabiners and quickdraws, chalk, chalk bags, climbing packs, crampons, crash pads, harnesses, technical and mountaineering ice axes, ice and rock protection devices, bouldering line of technical apparel, and various other climbing accessories; and skiing products comprising technical apparel, airbags, winter packs for skiing, bindings, poles, skis, skins, snow gloves, and snow packs, as well as avalanche safety devices, including transceivers, probes, and shovels. It also offers mountain line products, such as mountaineering backpacks for backpacking, expeditions, alpinism, and day uses in the outdoor and urban environments, as well as gloves, headlamps, lights, tents, trekking poles, and various other hiking and mountaineering accessories. The company sells its products under the Black Diamond and PIEPS brands to mountain climbers, winter outdoor enthusiasts, backpackers, and outdoor-inspired consumers. Black Diamond, Inc. offers its products through independent specialty stores; specialty chains, including premium sporting goods and outdoor recreation stores; and online at blackdiamondequipment.com, as well as through its own retail store. The company is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.