Black Diamond, Inc. Announces Conference Call for FY11 Guidance

SALT LAKE CITY--()--Black Diamond, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDE) (the “Company”), a leading provider of outdoor recreation equipment and active lifestyle products, today announced that it plans to have a conference call on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 4:30 pm ET to detail its guidance for fiscal 2011.

The call can be accessed by dialing 1-877-407-0789 (U.S. participants) or 1-201-689-8562 (International participants). Callers should ask to be connected to Black Diamond, Inc. teleconference and provide the conference ID number: 366362.

A replay of the call will be available starting on February 7, 2011 at 7:15 pm ET by dialing 1-877-870-5176 (U.S.) or 1-858-384-5517 (International). The replay access code is 366362. The replay will be available through February 21, 2011.

About Black Diamond, Inc.

Black Diamond, Inc. is a leading provider of outdoor recreation equipment and active lifestyle products. The Company’s principal brands are Black Diamond™ and Gregory Mountain Products®. The Company develops, manufactures and globally distributes a broad range of products including: rock-climbing equipment (such as carabiners, protection devices, harnesses, belay and devices, helmets, ice-climbing gear), technical backpacks and high-end day packs, tents, trekking poles, headlamps and lanterns, gloves and mittens, skis, ski bindings, ski boots, ski skins and avalanche safety equipment. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Company has more than 475 employees worldwide, with ISO 9001 manufacturing facilities both in Salt Lake City and Southeast China as well as a sewing plant in Calexico, California, distribution centers in Utah and Southeast China, a marketing office in Yokohama, Japan, and a fully owned sales, marketing and distribution operation for Europe, located near Basel, Switzerland. For more information about us and our brands, please visit www.blackdiamond-inc.com, www.blackdiamondequipment.com, and www.gregorypacks.com.

Statement on Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements included in this release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are made based on our expectations and beliefs concerning future events impacting the Company and therefore involve a number of risks and uncertainties. We caution that forward-looking statements are not guarantees and that actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results of operations or financial condition of the Company to differ materially from those expressed or implied by forward-looking statements in this release include the overall level of consumer spending on our products; general economic conditions and other factors affecting consumer confidence; disruption and volatility in the global capital and credit markets; the financial strength of the Company’s customers; the Company’s ability to implement its growth strategy; the Company’s ability to successfully integrate and grow acquisitions; the Company’s ability to maintain the strength and security of its information technology systems; stability of the Company’s manufacturing facilities and foreign suppliers; the Company’s ability to protect trademarks and other intellectual property rights; fluctuations in the price, availability and quality of raw materials and contracted products; foreign currency fluctuations; our ability to utilize our net operating loss carry forwards; and legal, regulatory, political and economic risks in international markets. More information on potential factors that could affect the Company’s financial results is included from time to time in the Company’s public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

Contacts

Black Diamond, Inc:
Warren B. Kanders, 203-428-2000
Executive Chairman
warren.kanders@bdel.com
or
Peter Metcalf, 801-278-5552
Chief Executive Officer
peter.metcalf@bdel.com
or
ICR, Inc.
Investor Relations:
James Palczynski, 203-682-8229
Principal and Director
jp@icrinc.com
or
Media:
James McCusker, 203-682-8245
Vice President
James.McCusker@icrinc.com
or
Bo Park, 917-596-4353
Managing Director
bo.park@icrinc.com

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Contacts

Black Diamond, Inc:
Warren B. Kanders, 203-428-2000
Executive Chairman
warren.kanders@bdel.com
or
Peter Metcalf, 801-278-5552
Chief Executive Officer
peter.metcalf@bdel.com
or
ICR, Inc.
Investor Relations:
James Palczynski, 203-682-8229
Principal and Director
jp@icrinc.com
or
Media:
James McCusker, 203-682-8245
Vice President
James.McCusker@icrinc.com
or
Bo Park, 917-596-4353
Managing Director
bo.park@icrinc.com