BLACKYAK was founded in 1973 in Seoul, South Korea. BLACKYAK is well recognized by professional mountaineers for its high quality technical gear used on Himalayan expeditions, as well as for outdoor activities of all kind including ski touring, hiking and trekking.
BLACKYAK has earned its tremendous reputation by collaborating with the best product developers, designers and athletes to create unique collections. BLACKYAK produces its high-tech collections at KTC, a market leading manufacturer in premium technical sportswear. They can accommodate BLACKYAK’s extensive use of newly developed materials, detailed technical solutions and complex processing techniques. Moreover, KTC is part of the Fair Labor Foundation.
BLACKYAK's Fall/Winter Collection '16 was available for the first time in select premium outdoor stores in Europe and North America. The jury at the ISPO AWARDs in Munich honoured BLACKYAK with eleven awards for its products – with 8 of these being gold! A unique record in the history of the ISPO AWARDs.
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