Category: Company

Spring 17: New Fabrics and Styles Have Arrived

Spring is around the corner and whether you’re getting ready to posthole through the thawing snow melt or battle the chilly temps at your local crag, Ibex has your back with their new warm weather line. The unpredictable weather of the shoulder season makes scrambling for the perfect layers a lot like playing the lottery, but… Read more »

Ibex Makes its Denver Debut Just in Time for Winter

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Dear Denver and honorary members of the Ibex flock, The time has come. In mere days, our newest Ibex store in Denver, CO will be holding a Grand Opening celebration at 250 Columbine Street in Cherry Creek North! On Saturday, December 10, we’ll be celebrating all things Merino from 12pm-8pm – just in time for… Read more »

Meaning in Adventure: The Ibex Adventure Booklist

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Recognizing that now is the era of the non-reader, the 140 character limit, the visual story-teller, the YouTube clip as cultural reference point, it may serve those that love the outdoors in all forms, to harken back to adventure in the written word. Climbing, skiing, backpacking, paddling all have deep literary histories, headlong pages of… Read more »

5 Basic Steps to Start Your First Bikepacking Adventure

One could be forgiven for mistakenly hearing you say backpacking, when instead you were talking about bikepacking. After all, the two sports, at their core, are fundamentally similar. Both require at least one overnight stay, preferably off the beaten track. Both require packs, which you transport yourself, that contain the necessary rations and technical accoutrements… Read more »

Supporting Outdoor Experiences for New England’s Kids

It’s a party! As New Englanders, we at Ibex are over-the-moon happy to welcome Big City Mountaineers to the East Coast. Bienvenue and wilkommen! Big City Mountaineers (BCM) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to sharing outdoor experiences with urban youth. The adventures they facilitate are focused on mentoring, life skills, self-esteem, collaboration, independence, and breathing… Read more »

Puppies, Puppies, Puppies Galore

A train rolled in to White River Junction a few weeks ago carrying the world’s most potent elixir of happiness: puppies. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, there is such a thing as a puppy train and it was bound for Ibex. Three lucky rescue pups were adopted by three (even luckier) members of the Ibex team…. Read more »

The Ibex Spring Collections Have Arrived

“It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” ― Mark Twain It would take a heavy dose of cynicism to be… Read more »

Anatomy of a Break Up: The Aftermath

Three years ago, Ibex followed the sad end of a relationship. This is the aftermath. Hey Polypro, So…it was…umm…weird to bump into you today. Great to see you, of course! I guess I just wasn’t prepared, you know? I was just running into Whole Foods to pick up injera ingredients for my Ethiopian-themed Valentine’s party,… Read more »

What the What, El Niño?!?

Did winter storm Jonas seriously forget to come to Vermont? Is a little pow pow too much to ask?  Winter storm Jonas, or as The Atlantic calls it – Snowzilla – ruled the roost over 1,000 miles of Eastern property this past weekend. The biggest viral video right now is of some dude snowboarding through… Read more »

El Niño: The Most Interesting Weather in the World

El Niño Forecast via The Weather Network Lest we get ahead of ourselves considering the first official day of winter is still a few weeks away, so far El Niño is turning out to be El Nada. Unseasonably high temps are sweeping the entire country. The Southwest, which was primed to reap the biggest weather… Read more »