Category: Events

The Ultimate Telluride For-2 Giveaway

ARE YOU READY??? The Ultimate Telluride-For-2 Giveaway is happening NOW!!! For the next 4 weeks, we’re giving away some amazing prizes including the Ultimate Giveaway Grand Prize to one lucky winner which includes Icelantic Skis, Zeal Optics HD Goggles, Osprey Packs luggage, Ibex Aire Jacket, Hat & Woolies, and a 2-Day Telluride Ski Resort Vacation!… Read more »

One more week: Ibex 2013 Tent Sale

It’s become an annual tradition, along the lines of Thanksgiving, Yom Kippur and Disneyland: the Ibex Tent Sale in Quechee, Vermont. Families drive from near and far, bikes roll in, children jump with glee and the balloonists fly sky high.  The tent opens early, always with a line snaking far longer than any of us… Read more »

Griffin Whiteside’s First Hand Experience from the 2013 Psicobloc Comp

This past week I got real scared. Local Salt Lake climber Mike Beck and Chris Sharma resurrected the famed Summer Outdoor Retailer Show competition but added a twist, water. The Psicobloc Comp gathered an impressive crowd to the Olympic Park in Park City, Utah to witness the first deep water soloing competition in The United… Read more »

NEMBAFest 2013 Rocks the Kingdom in Burke, VT

Tim Reynolds is an elite cross country ski racer and native Vermonter. He contributes to The Buzz on all things related to our home state Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom doesn’t play host to as many Phish shows as it once did. But if you passed through East Burke, VT last weekend, you would have thought otherwise…. Read more »

Seattle Ibex Store Kicks Off Bike Month with Party

May is Bike Monthand Ibex took the reigns of the West Coast celebration last week with the inaugural “Wheel and Wool Bike Party.” According to Jenny Demetrio, our irrepressible Seattle retail manager, “It was a smashing success! The house was full all day – especially with families and those looking to ride in style this… 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 »

Kikkan Randall Puts U.S.A on the Global Cross-Country Map

In the world of cross-country skiing, three letters don’t often make their way to the top of the results page: U, S, and A. While we wouldn’t go so far as to say the U.S. has been ignored in international competition, it’s fair to assert that American athletes haven’t historically been considered legitimate threats for… Read more »

How Ibex Wool Is Critical To Surviving The End Of The World

According to some really smart people (NASA) not currently employed by Ibex, as the Mayan Calendar expires on December 21, 2012 absolutely nothing will happen…except maybe another boring Winter Solstice. Phew!!! Glad to get that out of the way. Now that we are all on the same page, imagine yourself in an alternate reality where galactic… Read more »