BLACKYAK—Himalayas on the Thoughts

Yaks, highly effective beasts that survived the ice age, roam the Himalayas, surviving and thriving in in any other case uninhabitable circumstances. The folks and mountaineers of the area have lengthy benefitted from yaks for transportation, wool, milk and meat. With the animal as its talisman, the outside firm BLACKYAK emerged from South Korea – one of many largest outside sports activities markets on the earth – with a watch firmly on the loftiest peaks on the globe. And just like the yak, they goal to make ascents simpler for individuals who dare.


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Tae Solar Kang based Blackyak in 1973 in Seoul and stated all of it: a imaginative and prescient to supply mountain climbers the whole lot they would wish to comprehend their mountaineering objectives. Their rapidly-expanding model has at its core tops and pants for the mountain. Having sponsored record-breaking climbers on quite a few worldwide adventures, they’re additionally well-decorated, garnering nicely over 20 ISPO awards at occasions from China to Germany.

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Awards like ISPO recognitions aren’t simply given away. BLACKYAK earns the laurels with superior design and innovation. Professionally endorsed, seen on essentially the most excessive peaks in all places like Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, Broad Peak and Everest, BLACKYAK outerwear makes a memorable assertion.

Unrivalled Safety

Their historical past of invention consists of working with abroad companions so far as Switzerland to develop higher applied sciences for high-altitude ascents. Laser reducing, ultrasonic seams, and shut collaboration with athletes as to their particular wants are all built-in into prototypes.

Testing is the place it will get actual. Typical assessments are performed as much as 2500 metres, over multi-day treks, up ice partitions and extra. Athletes are carefully consulted to create properly-functioning clothes that works as standalone or a layer the additional up they go. Articulation and free vary of motion are important, with heat at all times on the forefront.

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The Pali, Sibu and Maiwa strains tackle completely different efficiency values at completely different altitudes, whereas every bit is flexible sufficient for on a regular basis city use. Their Pali line is expedition-tested on the Himalayas. The Maiwa yak lives at 3500 metres altitude, and BLACKYAK’s Maiwa line has no difficulties there both, being greater than practical at excessive altitudes. The Sibu line is known as after the furthest-reaching yaks, who can deal with as much as 4500 metres – as can the clothes line, primarily based on a wedding of know-how and innovation.

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Ascend with BLACKYAK

Whether or not you’re searching for a jacket appropriate for cold-weather commutes, planning your subsequent trek or hike, or taking a look at an expedition to greater altitudes; you received’t discover something higher to accompany you. Weatherproofing, heat-retention, quick-drying properties, properly-mapped insulation distribution, professionally-endorsed, BLACKYAK clothes covers all of the bases.

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