Category: Adventure

3 Climbers Attempt the Unclimbed South Face of Mount Deborah

Photo Credit: Erik Eisele Photo Credit: Bayard Russell Michael Wejchert (top) and his New England partners, Elliot Gaddy (right) and OR Athlete Bayard Russell (left) are off to attempt the unclimbed South Face of Mount Deborah in Alaska.  Early in the season we sent Michael and Elliot some ibex products to test during their training,… Read more »

YogaSlackers Just SLAYED the Patagonia Expedition Race Weather, massive gastro-intestinal distress and Vietnamese cravings could not slow down the YogaSlackers as they crossed the finish line of arguably the toughest adventure race on the planet. Less than a week ago (at this writing), the Patagonia Expedition Race wrapped up 10 days of trekking, paddling and riding… Read more »

Happy Birthday Ernest Shackleton!

Today marks Ernest Shackleton’s 139th birthday.  Happy birthday Mr. Shackleton!  If you don’t know who Ernest Shackleton is, he was one of the most famous polar explorers of the early 1900’s.  Ernest is most know for his Endurance Expedition 1914-16.  Because Ernest was such a legendary explorer we named our Shak products after him for… Read more »

Yogaslackers compete in 3rd Patagonian Expedition Race

The Yogaslackers are back in Patagonia to race in their 3rd Patagonian Expedition Race. Last year the Yogaslackers took 3rd place and the year before (2011) they took 2nd.  Hopefully this year the Yogaslackers can pull off a 1st place finish for the US.  In a harsh environment like Patagonia, ibex shins…just ask the Yogaslackers. … Read more »

Cyclocross World Championships Hit Just as Cycling Envy Reaches Full Stride

Cognitive dissonance. It’s basically that emotional tension of balancing conflicting thoughts at the same time. It’s like commiserating with your closest gal-pal as she vents about her boyfriend, but secretly agreeing with the boyfriend on just about every point. We want to be amped for skiing in this otherwise under-achieving winter (weather-wise), and we are…. Read more »

Climb Against the Odds 2012

Ibex’s Own, Amy Legate, Summits Mt. Shasta to Fight Breast Cancer To be accurate, Amy Legate (pictured above, on the right) recently reached the summit of Mt. Shasta for the second time. But if numbers are the focus, let’s get directly to the meat of the issue: •    5 = Years that Amy has been… Read more »