Black Diamond White Gold
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Awards Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award Best Buy Award   
Price $5.50 at Backcountry
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$15 List$2.49 at Backcountry
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$19.00 at REI$5.00 at Backcountry
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Pros Widely available, good texture and friction, nice priceExcellent value, good friction and coverageCoats hands well, least expensive "climbing specific" chalkGreat Coverage, Excellent friction, almost no dustConsistent texture bag after bag, great friction
Cons Easy to spill, creates a lot of dustUnusable if you have cuts and abrasions on your handsLow friction, doesn't last as long as other chalksNot a great valueExpensive
Bottom Line Widely available and reasonably priced, this chalk takes the taco in our competitionSimilar performance to Secret Stuff at a lower priceA good choice if you like to use loads of chalkThis chalk cream isn't cheap, but it could be that little advantage that makes the difference between success and failureConsistently crunchy and provides great friction, for a high price
Rating Categories Black Diamond White Gold Mammut Liquid Chalk Metolius Super Chalk Friction Labs Secret Stuff Friction Labs Gorilla Grip
Friction & Overall Feel (25%)
8
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6
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Coverage (25%)
8
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Mess (25%)
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Value (25%)
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Specs Black Diamond... Mammut Liquid Chalk Metolius Super Chalk Friction Labs... Friction Labs...
Resealable Packaging? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Price Per oz $1.03/oz $1.94/oz $0.80/oz $7.60/oz $2.50/oz
Type Loose Liquid Loose Liquid Loose
Drying Additive No No Yes No No
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