Category: Places

A Q&A With Ibex Videographer Evan Kay

Evan Kay has a made-up job here at Ibex. It’s not fake; he literally created his own job description and pitched it to our CEO. His pitch went a little something like this: Why don’t I travel around for Ibex and I’ll make films about what I see? Bold pitch. It worked because Evan is… Read more »

VIDEO: Design Of Adventure – The New Black

The New Black Trailer from Ibex Outdoor Clothing on Vimeo. When we kicked off our Design of Adventure film series with Circles and the Firefly Bicycles crew, we knew we wanted to focus on the small pockets of culture – presenting the inside scoop on how an outdoor scene comes together. So, in the last on the… Read more »

To Russia With Love… An Ibex Ode to the XXII Winter Olympic Games

Oh Sochi, you had me at vodka. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not entirely that shallow. The Olympics hold a special place in my heart – one of the few things above pot-shot sarcasm and immune to cynicism. With no regard for nationality, my allegiance is to sport and to the athletes who hold strong… Read more »

A Family Cycling Odyssey Along the Chilean Cordillera, Part II

Here is part two of the Clark’s interview about their upcoming bike adventure in Patagonia. Read part one here. IQ: Let’s talk about the South American ride. Are you riding now as a family? Are you training? DC: No. [Ed. Note: We both crack up at this line.] Actually, one of the challenges of a… Read more »

A Family Cycling Odyssey Along the Chilean Cordillera, Part I

Dan and Alice Clark are about to ride bikes from Patagonia to northern Argentina. The trip will last eight months and they’ll cover about 5,000 kilometers, with nearly 75,000 feet in elevation gain – a sweet trip by any measure. But what makes it truly extraordinary is that their son, Koby (6), and daughter, Ava… Read more »

Vermont-to-Colorado Connections: A Q&A with Icelantic Skis

As part of our involvement with the Telluride-For-2 Giveaway, we wanted to get to know our Colorado-based co-sponsors better. We caught up with Icelantic Skis Event and Partnerships director, Sam Warren, to hear how this once small company turned into one of  Colorado’s most sought after ski brands. IBEX: Icelantic has a cult-like following in the… Read more »

Vermont-to-Colorado Connections: Ibex Q&A with Zeal Optics

As part of our involvement with the Telluride-For-2 Giveaway, we wanted to get to know our Colorado-based co-sponsors better. We sat down with Zeal Optic’s Director of Marketing, Joe Prebich, at the brand’s retail store in downtown Boulder, Colorado to better understand what goes into the fashion, function and sustainability of the brand’s eyewear. IBEX:… Read more »

He Said, She Said: Planning to Run Hut-to-Hut in the Austrian Alps

Joe Mills and Kara Henry are just your average couple. You know… in a typical week, they work full time, study for advanced degrees, have a few beers with friends, rack up first ascents on 5.14+ routes and run 100-mile trail races on the weekends for fun. Like we said: average. That is if “average”… Read more »