Episode #59: Peter Metcalf, Black Diamond

Matt has an informative chat with Peter, founder and CEO emeritus of Black Diamond, focusing on the relationship between outdoor recreation companies and environmental activism. Peter talks about the company’s history, why Black Diamond moved to Utah, and how he has fought to leverage the outdoor industry’s influence to help protect Utah’s natural environment. They conclude by talking about Bears Ears, and Peter’s work to urge President Obama to declare the region a National Monument. To learn more about Black Diamond’s environmental efforts, visit the sustainability section of their website.