Tag: ice climbing

Dawn Patrol: An Ice Climber’s Morning Commute

Images by Keese Lane I swing my ice axe and pull up. Careful technique sounding out the swings, and lifting myself foot by foot up the dark ice. My headlamp illuminates only as far as my reach, but it is all I need. White and gray surround my little light, and in those looming peripheral… Read more »

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

The Science of Layering: How Walter White Would Dress for Ice Climbing

We were a little late to the “Breaking Bad” party. Nothing a little binge-watch on Netflix can’t take care of. Aside from the secret shame of how much screen time we’ve put in this January, we’re jacked up on science now – thanks to everyone’s favorite anti-hero. Aside from the haz-mat suit and pleated slacks,… Read more »

A Sneak Peek at the NEW Fall ’13 Breakaway II Jacket

In celebration of the largest outdoor show in the world taking place right now, Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City, Utah, we wanted to share with you a sneak peek of the New Breakaway II Jacket coming out this Fall.  The Breakaway II has been updated with a new durable outer shell and a new… Read more »