In 1998, Black Diamond created a small collection of softshell climbing garments and called them B.D.V.s - "Black Diamond Verticals." BDVs gained cult status among alpinists, but BD eventually set clothing aside to focus on their hardware business and the BDVs faded into legend. Now, in 2014, the BDVs are reborn as a modern alpine climbing softshell line made with Schoeller stretch-woven fabric and NanoSphere technology that provides breathable, packable, high water-resistant protection in mixed conditions.
Crampons or rock shoes, neve or splitters - the BDV pants are equipped for the full range of mountain conditions.
The Black Diamond B.D.V. Pants are built and equipped for the full spectrum of mountain terrain. The B.D.V.’s internal ladder-lock waist sits flat under your harness, and the climbing-specific gusset and articulated knees offer total freedom of movement for kicking and high-stepping. The pants’ Schoeller stretch-woven softshell fabric also features NanoSphere Technology for top-notch resistance against water, oil and dirt.
|Clothing Fit:||Regular Fit|
|Fabric:||Schoeller® stretch-woven nylon (200g/m2, 93% nylon, 7% elastane) with NanoSphere® technology|
|Inseam:||32 in / 81.3 cm|
|Material:||Schoeller Stretch-Woven Nylon with NanoSphere Technology (93% Nylon, 7% Elastane)|
|Pockets:||2 Zippered Hand Pockets, 1 Zippered Rear Pocket, 1 Cargo Pocket with Velcro Closure|
|Weight:||15.2 oz / 430 g|
|Black Diamond B.D.V. Jacket||$148.95 - $178.95|
|Black Diamond B.D.V. Shorts||$148.95|