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Friday, September 15, 2006

Black Diamond Camalots

Black Diamond design and fabricate 'camalots', a type of active protection for rock climbing. The spring-loaded cams retract and expand into large cracks in the rock and serve as temporary anchors in the rock for lead climbing. they are an exceptional example of a beautifully designed object that serves a very specific and very important purpose.

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