Black Diamond Appoints Level 8 Sales for Southwest


Black Diamond Equipment®, a global innovator in climbing, skiing, mountain sports equipment and apparel, is pleased to announce its partnership with Level 8 Sales. Level 8 Sales will represent Black Diamond Equipment in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada

“Partnering with Level 8 Sales provides us with the resources to offer a ‘Best in Class’ level of sales expertise and service to our dealers in the Southwest territory,” explains Brian Mecham, Vice President of North American Sales at Black Diamond Equipment. “This partnership represents the ideal blend of experience, skills and resources required to support Black Diamond Equipment’s dealer needs.”

Offering a wealth of knowledge of specialty retail in the Southwest, Level 8 Sales has worked with such brands Head, POC, Fischer, Swix and Bergans. Dan Dixson, who founded Level 8 in 2007 and has 14 years of experience as a rep in the territory leads a team of 5, which includes Mike Duncan who for the last 5 years served as a Black Diamond rep in Arizona, California.

“Our goal is to bring the best products to the marketplace using in-depth knowledge of the territory, trends and surrounding markets,” comments Dixson. “We are excited to be working with such an iconic brand as Black Diamond and look forward to growing the business with our retail partners.”

Black Diamond Equipment is a manufacturer of equipment and clothing for climbing, skiing and mountain sports. By consistently building innovative, standard-setting products and actively preserving the mountain/canyon environment, Black Diamond Equipment has assumed a leadership role in the international outdoor community. For more information on Black Diamond Equipment, visit