A taste of the good life on Mt Nicholas

“Parsnip, Pear and Blue Cheese Soup, followed by Minted Merino Lamb Rack (with seasonal vegetables), and a Lemon Citrus Tart,” – that’s what Adrienne McNatty is cooking for dinner tonight. It’s her favourite,… Continue reading

Trip to Hicksville

When I was asked to go to a media event, I had no idea what I was in for.  “Where are we going?” I asked.  “Hicksville,” they replied.  “Where is that?!” I asked.… Continue reading

Bucking the trend on Mt Nicholas

Mt Nicholas Station is home to 30,000 merino sheep (a little bit of each of these is spun into wool and turned into Icebreakers). Yet, although Mt Nicholas Lodge managers, Bruce Collins and… Continue reading

Life at its peak

“Every day is an adventure,” Kate Cocks says, of life on Mt Nicholas, the 100,000 acre merino sheep station she runs with her husband, Jack, at the foot of New Zealand’s Southern Alps.… Continue reading

Breaking the Ice with Jeremy Moon

Hayco Volkers, entrepreneur and founder of Xhike.com and gearxtreme.com, recently talked with Jeremy Moon, Icebreaker’s founder and CEO. Here’s a snippet of the interview: Looking back on your Icebreaker adventure: what is your biggest achievement? Personally,… Continue reading

From Slopes to Fairways

Grant Stockman is an Icebreaker Ambassador, Swiss and New Zealand alpine ski racing and demonstration representative, international alpine ski race coach at Stockman Sports and Ruapehu Snow Sports – a man of many… Continue reading

The Bomb Squad Does Dangerous Things in Alaska

The Bomb Squad just got back from a 3 week project in Alaska, involving big mountain skiing, speed-flying, and ski BASE jumping.

Discovering Mt Nicholas

Last week, I made my first ever visit to Mt Nicholas, a merino sheep station at the foot of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, and Icebreaker’s biggest supplier of merino wool. I was on… Continue reading

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