Category: People

Ibex Athlete Karsten Delap shares with us some Tool Techniques for mixed climbing. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

Ibex 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: The Gift of Time

Photo Credit: From Scratch Club “I took some time out for life.”  – James L. Brooks Giving is the most wondrous part of the holiday season. It fortifies our fatigued hearts and minds at the end of a long year. The expression of someone who loves what you’ve given can be held in memory long… Read more »

Stranded in the Backcountry With Ibex’s Own VP of Product, James Fisher

In our ongoing series…wait…does two over a year count as a series (one, two)? Sure. In our ongoing series, Stranded in the Backcountry, Ibex wants to know how you’d spend three, blissful days alone in nature. All of your basic needs are covered (food, water, heat, shelter, etc.) are in this “what if” game masquerading… Read more »

Have Kids Will Pedal: A Lesson from the Road Less Travelled

What is the most important lesson we learned?  TRY NEW THINGS!   The idea of cycling along the Andes started as a dream of an active journey in a new country. Before we left, some thought this trip was crazy, and there were many times when we too questioned our ideas. With limited experience biking,… Read more »

Ibex in the Land of Ibex

It is Swiss Quality, yes? The question comes more like an assertion, and I rush to answer. “Actually, American. Ibex.” Who knew my usually low-key sense of patriotism would well up and surprise me? And over a t-shirt, no less.  “It’s wool,” I point out as the questioner invades my space and fingers the fabric…. Read more »

Don’t be a Creeper When You’re a Peeper

This is the time of year when Vermont and our New England brethren are thrust in the national spotlight for little more than our natural beauty. It’s time for fall colors and that means leaf peepers. Honestly, it’s so objectifying. Can somebody please get John Oliver on it? We could use a little bit of… Read more »

Q&A with Max Krimmer, Filmmaker behind “Huntsmen,” the New Bouldering Film

Filmmaker and climber Max Krimmer spent nearly 18 months with a cadre of wildly talented climbers shooting one of the most anticipated bouldering films in recent memory. The film, titled Huntsmen, premieres this Saturday, September 20, 2014, in Boulder, Colo. It was shot all around Southern Colorado, within a few hours of Krimmer’s (then) home… Read more »

The Ibex Guide to New England Swimming Holes

Warren Falls: photo credit Michael Sipe We’re a New England company so we talk about a lot of things associated with the north east- things like firewood, maple syrup, variable weather and hiking with dogs. We rarely talk about swimming holes. Yet, because it is the height of summer, because we’ve really enjoyed our June and July to… Read more »