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Jan 29|Black Diamond

Black Diamond Partners With Whisper Ridge Backcountry Resort

SALT LAKE CITY (January 29, 2019) – Black Diamond Equipment®, a global innovator in climbing, skiing and mountain sports equipment, is named as the exclusive brand partner by Whisper Ridge powder tours in Utah, the largest single-destination heli and cat skiing operation in the world.

“We are honored to partner with world-class and premiere backcountry skiing resort, Whisper Ridge,” states Jan-Willem Driessen, global vice-president of marketing for Black Diamond Equipment. “Now, right here in our backyard in the Wasatch, we’ll have the opportunity to showcase the latest Black Diamond and Pieps’ seasonal offerings via Whisper Ridge’s employees, its backcountry guides and in front of all its skiing patrons, both domestic and international.”

Whisper Ridge Powder Tours offers an unparalleled 70,000 acres of heli and cat skiing terrain deep in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Whisper Ridge Powder Tours is situated in Eden, Utah, one hour north of Salt Lake City International Airport. With two helicopters, a fleet of custom PistenBully snowcats, 11 mountain-top yurts, and an average of 500” of snowfall, Whisper Ridge is a premier backcountry powder-skiing and boarding destination.

“The Wasatch Mountains and our Utah snow offer some of the best backcountry terrain and conditions in the world,” says Dan Lockwood, CEO of Whisper Ridge. “Whisper Ridge’s backcountry guides demand the best equipment to provide our guests with the high-octane ski experiences they’re looking for, and ensure everyone’s safety at the same time. Backcountry ski gear doesn’t get any better than Black Diamond Equipment.”

Black Diamond and its sister brand Pieps will provide Whisper Ridge with a focused range of premium alpine performance products, including skis, bindings, avalanche transceivers with Bluetooth capabilities, avy packs, probes, shovels as well as designated ski apparel.


About Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.

Black Diamond Equipment® is a global innovator in climbing, skiing and mountain sports equipment. The brand is synonymous for innovation, performance, safety and durability. Headquartered in Salt Lake City at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, Black Diamond products are created and tested locally on its alpine peaks, slopes, crags and trails. These close connections to the Black Diamond lifestyle enhance the authenticity of the brand, inspire product innovation and strengthen customer loyalty. Black Diamond’s products are sold in approximately 50 countries around the world.

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About Whisper Ridge

Whisper Ridge is a premier Heli and Cat-Skiing provider operating out of Eden, Utah. The company boasts over 70,000 acres of private, skiable terrain nestled in the Wasatch Mountains in Northern Utah. The largest private backcountry ski resort in the world, Whisper Ridge has a fleet of 10 custom PistenBully snowcats, two dedicated B3 and one 205++ helicopters, 50 performance Polaris snowmobiles, and 11 luxury mountain yurts. Located 60 minutes north of Salt Lake International airport. Whisper Ridge provides world-class powder skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling experiences for passionate adventurers from all over the world.

For additional information, please visit our website at

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