The call of the mountains – GORE-TEX brand again partner at the International Mountain Summit in 2015
For the seventh consecutive year the International Mountain Summit invites outdoor enthusiasts from 12. to 18. October to Brixen in South Tyrol. The GORE TEX® brand has been a part of the mountain summit as a brand partner right from the start. This year’s engagement will include the brand’s own programme package and an evening lecture on “Mountain Xtreme by GORE-TEX®.” As part of the festival Gore will also be presenting a GORE-TEX® product innovation specifically engineered for the jackets of hikers, trekkers and freeriders.
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We have a long tradition of sponsoring professional athletes and selected projects. One of our first endeavours was to support Reinhold Messner in the late seventies with a product engineered with GORE-TEX product technology on an expedition in the Himalayas. Since then, we’ve been working with numerous athletes around the world and have supported hundreds […] read more »
As part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour, participants from all over Europe had applied to realize their own individual mountain dream with Robert Jasper, one of the world’s leading extreme climbers. The winner was Daniel Bouskila. At the beginning of May he realized his mountain dream with Robert Jasper. Read this report from Robert Jasper which describes what happened on the tour! read more »
On 15 and 16 January, at the bottom of the legendary north face of the Eiger, the casting phase of a quite unique project took place. As part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour, participants from all over Europe had applied to realize their own individual mountain dreams with Robert Jasper, one of the world’s leading extreme climbers. read more »
Four candidates are one step closer to their personal alpine dream. In a dramatic neck and neck race they beat off strong competition from the other candidates. On 15/16 January they will be taking part in a casting at which they will have the opportunity to convince exceptional athlete Robert Jasper of their dedication to outdoor sport. Afterwards the decision will be made as to which of the candidates’ dream will come true. read more »
Extreme mountaineer Robert Jasper (42) – considered one of the best alpinists in the world – together with his rope partner, the Swiss professional mountaineer Roger Schaeli (31), has forged another breakthrough on the north face of the Eiger. read more »