Black Diamond (formerly Great Pacific Ironworks) and Patagonia were both started by Yvon Chouinard in California in the early 70s. These days Black Diamond is rapidly expanding into clothing and skiing gear, but is still a driving force in designing and producing great climbing gear- plus poles and headlamps! Take a look:
VPO Staff recommendations: Pure Carbon poles
and Revelation Avalung pack.
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