Category: Seasonal

Why You Should NOT Wear Summer-weight Merino Wool

Summer-weight wool is not for the uninformed. ********** ORIGINALLY POSTED JUNE 26, 2013 ********** It’s been said that wool is a gateway to the heavier stuff. Start out wearing wool in the summer and before you know it, you’ll be sporting balaclavas at afternoon barbeques and parkas long before Labor Day. Yeah, it’s true. Wool… Read more »

Ibex Advocate Katie Sealer Puts Wool to the Test

Katie Sealer

By Ibex Advocate Katie Sealer I must confess, I do not love winter (contrary to the many smiles on my Instagram feed). I am always cold and dressed in too many layers to properly move, but this year I was given the opportunity to work with Ibex to solve this problem. While I loved their… 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 »

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 »

Five Steps to a Perfect Halloween

Photo by: Juushika Redgrave, via Flickr Creative Commons, cc by 2.0 Halloween: you are a beautiful holiday! Fun, spooky, inventive: there’s a little something of everything for everyone. Traditionally, October 31st is a celebration of harvest, of the end of the summer, and of all those we love – the living and the dead. It… Read more »

Top Five Ways to Peep Like a Local

ibexbuzz: Leaves… people! Peeping at leaves! We Vermonters have a love/hate relationship with leafing season. How can you not be lured in by the nature’s annual show of flamboyance? It’s stone-cold gorgeous. Economically, we’re grateful, of course, for the multi-week tourism boom. It’s just that as a collective of 600,000+ independent spirits, we still have… Read more »

The Ibex Five for Fathers, A Gift Guide

Put to rest the same tired gifts and material platitudes common to Father’s Day. Dad doesn’t want a tie. He doesn’t want dinner out. Instead, it’s time to find something more fetching for dad. Hence, we present to you Five for Fathers: five gifts (with a special twist) to consider when celebrating all that is… Read more »

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Ibex’s Year-Round Resolutions

When it stretches out in front of you like a blank sheet of paper, the New Year is filled with potential. Grow older and years tend to run in a type of rhythm. The expectations of garden planting and apple picking, powder skiing and campfires punctuating familiar trips to work, to the lunch counter, to… Read more »