After a rocky year, Vermont-based Ibex lays off close to half its staff today.
Ibex Outdoor Clothing, maker of high-end wool outdoor apparel, laid off 12 of its 32 Vermont employees today, according to an employee of the company. "The bank is taking over and managing a liquidation process," he said.
CEO Ted Manning was not immediately available for comment. But an employee at the Seattle retail shop confirmed that he had heard the news "and they were all trying to process it."
As we reported last week, Utah is in the midst of a historically bad winter. But, luckily for the beleaguered skiers and snowboarders in the Beehive State, Sunday night the snow gods were kind and delivered a storm system that has many northern resorts measuring in feet with snow still coming down across parts of the state. Powderhounds in Utah woke up Sunday morning to 18 inches of blower pow in the Cottonwoods, and nearly a foot at Park City. Most notably, every resort in northern Utah
To ride Mammoth Mountain’s steep trees, wide open bowls, and vast array of terrain, you’ll want to know where to go when the wind blows, on bluebird days, or in the eye of the storm. With 3,500 skiable acres of inbound terrain, 300 days of sunshine per year, and average annual snowpack of 400 inches, Mammoth definitely lives up to its hype and there are plenty of pockets on the mountain for maximizing the conditions. Here are the zones you don't want to miss.Chair 23- Steep and Deep
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