Category: Events

Ibex Cyber Monday Sale Starts Late So You Have More Time to Play

This is what we think Cyber Monday should look like.            Photo credit: Vibrantnation It’s tempting to knock off your holiday shopping list in one fell swoop. But isn’t is more tempting to go on a hike in the crisp November air and take advantage of the quickly dwindling daylight hours? Since our bias is toward… Read more »

The Black Sheep of Black Friday: Shopping Ibex Style

We’re going to assume that if you’re reading this, you are not on your smartphone already in line for to pay $2.99 for an off-brand 87” LCD TV. Here’s our take on the shopping phenomenon known as Black Friday. Everyone loves a great deal and little incentive. We’re not immune to saving money. In addition… Read more »

Trash Talk: Ibex Tent Sale and the Zero Waste Initiative

Fugee Speaks. We respect the sheep (of course), the craft (without a doubt), the customer (duh!), and our shared natural and living environment.  “Fugee Speaks” is a regular column with notes on what Ibex does behind the scenes to keep Vermont and Mother Nature happy. With our annual Tent Sale, October is a big month… Read more »

Ibex How To: How Merino Wool Is Critical To Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse

Once the esteemed fellows at the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created a preparedness and prevention campaign for the Zombie Apocalypse, we were sold. What more proof can you possibly need? According to the CDC, “If you’re ready for a zombie apocalypse, then you’re ready for any emergency.” True that. In just… Read more »

Olympic Bound: Eric Hurd to Compete in London for the USA

In my life, I’ve had the good fortune to interview heads of state, royalty, titans of industry and world-class athletes. So what’s the deal with the butterflies in my stomach prior to a Skype call with Eric Hurd? He’s a canoeist and kayaker at the top of his game – not unlike many others I’ve… Read more »