Mountain-tested gizmos

Black Diamond Equipment, a brand leader in climbing and backcountry skiing gear, is preparing to double revenues in the next five years. Check out three new products that will help the company reach its goal.

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Camalot camming unit
$109.95

Mountaineers use this spring-loaded gizmo to climb up cracks in rock faces. It expands inside the crack, providing a secure grip.

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Last updated November 21 2008: 10:56 AM ET
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