The age-old puzzle of the high alpine’s unpredictable weather is finally solved by the Black Diamond Access Hoody, which gives you the ultimate in packable protection. Constructed from a Pertex outer and body-mapped, migration-resistant PrimaLoft One Insulation, it marries durability that can handle the beatings that the mountains dish out with a trim profile for full packability. With gusseted, breathable underarms designed with Schoeller and a smaller concentration of insulation, you’ll be able to work through high-output pursuits without swapping layers. An elastic, climbing-helmet-compatible hood and a pocket that packs the jacket and clips to your harness give the Access Hoody complete versatility.
An ultralight softshell designed to shield weight-conscious climbers from ridgeline gusts and light weather, the Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody features Schoeller® stretch-woven fabric to provide highly breathable and highly packable weather resistance. A gusseted construction offers unrestricted freedom of movement, while the adjustable hood fits over a climbing helmet. The jacket also stuffs into its own chest pocket, which features an internal carabiner clip loop for attaching to your harness.
When efficiency is key, the Black Diamond Dawn Patrol Shell offers coverage from wind and light precip on the way up and simplifies transitions with an compact design. Constructed from a durable, four-way stretch fabric with DWR finish, the Dawn Patrol Shell stands up to year-round use and easily tackles high-output tours and extended missions with ease. An adjustable ski-helmet-compatible hood and harness-compatible hand pockets keep you and your need-to-reach essentials covered.
There’s a fine line between splitter blues skies and afternoon thunderstorms in the mountains. That’s why we designed this streamlined, stretch rain shell. Whether you’re enjoying a rainy trail run or bailing from a peak during a monsoon, the FineLine—featuring our BD.dry™ waterproof/breathable/windproof solution—is engineered to shield you from whatever the weather holds. Optimized for mobility, the FineLine has underarm gussets and a stretch fabric, which increases the shell’s comfort and durability during fast and light climbing missions. With an adjustable, climbing-helmet-compatible hood and a waterproof center front zipper to keep out unwanted moisture, the FineLine also packs into its own chest pocket. Clip it to your harness with the carabiner clip loop and rest assured that if the skies crack open, you’ll stay dry.
The Black Diamond First Light Hoody was designed as the ultimate in lightweight, breathable insulation, a piece that can handle anything from windblown knife-edged traverses to mellow tours out the hut’s backdoor. With a baffled body packed with migration-resistant PrimaLoft Silver Insulation Active, the First Light Hoody has a unique build that allows it to breathe during even the most intense high-output sessions. Schoeller construction maintains durability, so you can wear it anywhere from on the wall to on the descent trail. With an elastic, climbing-helmet-compatible hood, a low-profile, single-adjust hem and internal stretch mesh pocket that packs the jacket and clips onto your harness with a clip loop, all of your needs are covered.
A highly versatile insulating midlayer combining the benefits of our First Light insulation with key panels of blended merino wool, the First Light Hybrid Hoody insulates, breathes and moves with you through pre-dawn starts, headlamp descents and everything in between. This dynamic hoody features migration-resistant PrimaLoft® Silver Insulation Active in the hood, chest and arms, with blended merino wool in the body and underarms for increased breathability and range of motion. The lightweight Schoeller ® shell fabric over the insulation features a NanoSphere® Technology that resists unexpected weather, and zippered chest pockets store small essentials.
From routine ski tours to serious alpine routes, the First Light Jacket is the ultimate in lightweight, highly breathable insulation that eliminates the need for constant layering changes. The First Light’s baffled construction features migration-resistant PrimaLoft® Silver Insulation Active that not only insulates, but breathes efficiently during even the most intense aerobic outputs. Combined with a woven mesh lining and weather-resistant Schoeller® shell fabric, the First Light will be the most versatile layer in your kit. The jacket also stows inside its chest pocket and attaches to your harness with an integrated carabiner clip loop.
Quickly deployed on north-facing rock routes, blustery alpine ridgelines and cold mornings in camp, the Black Diamond Forge Hoody is a highly packable insulation piece featuring 700-fill, RDS® certified down that is DWR-treated for added weather resistance. Featuring a climbing helmet-compatible hood for added coverage and gusseted underarms for added range of motion when climbing in cold conditions, the Forge also has single-pull cord adjusters on the hood and the hem to seal out chilly air. When the sun hits or it’s time to climb, the Forge stows inside its chest pocket and clips to your harness with an integrated carabiner clip loop.
Designed to trim excess weight on horizontal trails and vertical alpine faces, the Black Diamond Liquid Point Shell carries all the features you expect from a GORE-TEX® hardshell. The Liquid Point's lightweight material has minimal bulk that protects against unexpected alpine tempests and features zippered hand pockets for storing small essentials and cold hands. The adjustable hood slides cleanly over a climbing helmet, and two-way armpit zip vents allow for quick temperature regulation during stormy high-output days. The drawcord hem and custom-molded cuff tabs seal out intrusive moisture and cold wind when conditions get foul.