Black Diamond Bugaboo

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Classic big brother of the Knifeblade, Black Diamonds Bugaboos, have precision-ground blades for a consistent taper and a hole in the thickest part of the head to reduce weight without sacrificing durability.


The Black Diamond bugaboos are excellent tools for shallow cracks. Bent and precision-ground for a multitude of thin-crack placements. Slightly beefier than Black Diamond knife blades. Blades feature a consistent taper. Hole in the thickest part of the head reduces weight without sacrificing strength or durability. Offset eyes recommended for clipping. Specs for #3:Weight: 65 g (2.3 oz.)Thickness: 5/32 in. (4 mm)Length: 3.5 in. (88.9 mm).


Classic thin crack pro, Black Diamond Bugaboos feature precision ground blades with a consistent taper and attachment hole in the thickest part to reduce weight. Their thin profile protects narrow corners quite well.

- Mountain Gear

Black Diamond Bugaboo Pitons Bugs are a thicker, meatier version of the Knifeblades. Think of them as Knifeblades that have been on creatine all winter. They are suited for tiny cracks and amazingly resilient for their weight and size. Note that this item of climbing safety equipment is non-returnable. Please call us toll free at 877-236-8428 or e-mail with any questions.