Clarus Corp, the parent company of Black Diamond, Pieps and Sierra Bullets, raised its sales and profit guidance for the full year after posting revenues of $75.3 million in the first quarter, up by 41 percent on a reported basis and 39 percent higher in constant currencies. Excluding Barnes Bullets, which Clarus acquired in October out of the Remington bankruptcy, first-quarter sales increased by 25 percent. Clarus now expects 2021 sales to rise by about 32 percent to $295 million and adjusted Ebitda to grow by 70 percent to $38 million. Revenues for Black Diamond are seen rising by 20 percent to $205 million. In the first quarter, Black Diamond’s sales advanced by 13 percent to $51.8 million. The brand saw 23 percent growth in its Ski business, while Mountain was up by 20 percent and Climb by 3 percent. Hardgoods went up by 16 percent, with double-digit growth across the product portfolio, particularly on demand for trekking poles, skins, headlamps, lighting, gloves, packs, bouldering and helmets. Apparel sales were stable during the quarter. Sierra’s sales soared by 203 percent to $23.5 million and were up by 94 percent excluding Barnes, driven by continued strong demand for ammunition in the U.S. Clarus’ overall gross margin widened by 1.3 percentage points to 35.9 percent. Adjusted Ebitda in the first quarter increased by 191 percent to $10.6 million. Adjusted net income grew by 280 percent to $10.2 million.