Category: Company

End of the Trail

Thursday, January 18, 2018 Today, the adventure that Ibex has been on since 1997 has reached an end. And beginning today, 1/18/18, you will no longer be able to buy Ibex products through our website or our phones. Our three flagship stores will be closing over the next few weeks, as well. This has been… Read more »

Climbing Peaks for Breast Cancer Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Here at Ibex, we realize the importance of supporting organizations dedicated to investigating the cause and cures for the disease. Ibex has a partnership of over 10 years with Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP), so this month we… Read more »

Annual “Source to Sea” River Cleanup Day

Last Friday, Ibex employees carpooled about twenty miles north of our headquarters to clean up a section of the Ompompanoosuc River in West Fairlee, VT, for the annual Source to Sea project sponsored by the Connecticut River Conservancy. We hosted a Facebook Live with Ron Rhodes, River Steward with the Connecticut River Conservancy, to kick… Read more »

Fly Fishing: A Deep Dive with Ibex’s Niki Cousins

Niki Cousins is making waves in Denver – in more ways than one. First, she was hired as the assistant manager of our Cherry Creek North store in June, then promoted to manager in early September. A relative newcomer to fly fishing, her passion for the sport has led to fast progression as an angler… Read more »

Bikepacking The U.S.: A Solo 5,000 Mile Journey

Blaire, a close friend of Ibex (she’s married to one of our employees, actually!), left Vermont this July to start her crosscountry bikepacking journey by way of the south. Her first official stop? North Carolina to start the Trans-Am Trail (TAT); a 5,000 +/- mile, mostly dirt, route across rural America. Her initial 1,000-mile ride… Read more »

Dam Removal in West Fairlee, VT

Since Ibex is a member of The Conservation Alliance, we get notified whenever there’s a project happening around us that the organization has helped fund. One such project is a dam removal going on right now on the Ompompanoosuc River in West Fairlee, VT, just a few miles from our headquarters. Last week saw the… Read more »

Climbing Tips for Beginners

From Ibex Athlete & Climbing Guide Karsten Delap Karsten works as a rock and alpine guide at Fox Mountain Guides. He has been pursuing mountain adventures for over 20 years; follow him here. *** Most of the people I talk to love the outdoors or at least some aspect of it, however, almost in the… Read more »

Protect These Lands: Our National Monuments at Stake

The public comment period for President Trump’s proposed review of two decade’s worth of national monument designations ended on July 11, not with a whimper but rather a veritable bang. The review’s public comment period, which lasted for 60 days, elicited more than 2.5 million responses (with Ibex’s signature proudly among them). Of the comments,… Read more »

The Secret to Wool in the Summer

Itchy wool sweaters are a bit like lima beans or peas: right beside our memories of being forced to sit at the table until we cleaned our plate is Mom’s voice, insisting that you keep the sweater on if you wanted to go outside and play. Now, we try and load our plates with mostly… Read more »

Colorado Mountain Club: The Voice of Colorado’s Mountains

America’s public lands received a veritable threat in April when President Trump issued an executive order to review the national monument designations. The order mandates the Secretary of the Interior with the task of reviewing all designations (or expansions of designations) under the Antiquities Act made since January 1,1996 where the designation covers more than… Read more »