What began as a modest little operation would grow into the industry giant we know today.
Through decades of relentless innovation, exceptional design, and outstanding performance, Black Diamond has been providing excellent goods to winter outdoor sports enthusiasts.
With a very American attitude, Black Diamond manufactures equipment for winter outdoor people, by winter outdoor people.
Hailing from beautiful Salt Lake City, UT, they are located in one of the most prime areas of the United States for winter outdoor sports. Simply because they are based in the US doesn’t exclude BD from global market recognition and operation. They have several offices and locations around the world.
By taking an intimate approach to their craft, Black Diamond is able to work with the best athletes in the most demanding environments in the world. When you pick up a piece of BD equipment, you can almost feel how much testing and design was involved in generating what is in front of you.
This company is doing more than merely supplying a demand; they are developing and evolving with the activities their products are used in. By establishing partnerships with numbers organizations, Black Diamond is integrating themselves with their users.
Sponsored organizations include Colorado Avalanche Information Center, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Transportation and non-profit Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.
Black Diamond is here to stay; we had the opportunity to take a close look at one of their latest pieces of ski gear that drew our attention. Read on below and you’ll find our detailed men’s Black Diamond Mission Down Ski Parka review.
– Available in smoke, forest and midnight color options
– GORE Thermium 2L 70d nylon plain weave shell with DWR finish
– High-loft PrimaLoft Gold Insulation Down Blend (70% goose down, 30% synthetic)
– 20d Pertex Microlight with DWR finish lining
– Breathable, water-resistant design
– Fully taped-seam construction
– Removable, zip-out powder skirt
– Ski-helmet compatible hood
– Single-pull cord adjustments on hood and hem
– Hand and chest pockets
– Double internal, skin-compatible drop pockets
– YKK Flat Vislon center zipper
– Underarm gussets
– Two concealed zippered hand and chest pockets
– Two skin-compatible interior drop compartments
– Inner stretch mesh pouch with media port
– Bluesign approved primary fabric
– RDS certified down
– Relaxed fit
Black Diamond Mission Down Ski Parka Review
With the Men’s Black Diamond Mission Down Ski Parka, you can avoid adding layer after layer of bulky, uncomfortable clothing to keep you warm in low temperatures. This jacket does all the insulating you’ll need. It will keep you surprisingly warm and toasty in even the coldest of conditions, without overheating!
Available in three stylish colors, smoke, forest, and midnight, and four sizes, small, medium, large, and extra large, the Black Diamond Mission Down Parka is comprised of strong, resilient material designed to withstand the harshest of wintry weather. Perfect for skiing, snowboarding, sledding, hiking, ice-skating, and any other outdoor winter activities you decide to enjoy. This jacket definitely “has your back.”
A pioneer in the industry, this incredible jacket features an innovative GORE® Thermium® PrimaLoft® Gold insulation down blend that is certain to keep you warm, and its outer layer is water repellent, so water just beads up and rolls off. It has a strong, sturdy, and resilient zipper that won’t snag or break, an extremely convenient and protected exterior pocket for your phone, a collarless hood for added comfort, and even a powder skirt to keep snow, dust, moisture, and other elements from entering.
This parka has been intricately customized for a tailor made fit, using a slew of separate measurements for neck, chest, sleeve, waist, hip, and inseam, and its design is perfectly compatible with a ski helmet as well. And finally, it folds down easily and neatly for great space-saving storage.
Choose the Men’s Black Diamond Mission Down Ski Parka, and you can rest assured that you will be not only warm and cozy, but comfortable as well as stylish.
From bone-chilling Montana weather to freezing Rhode Island winters, one thing is certain, you won’t be shivering in this jacket.