Stefan Glowacz

Warm hands on the mountain: top tips from the GORE-TEX® athletes

Reaching the summit of K2 or making the first ascent of “Odyssee”, a route up the north face of the Eiger, the GORE-TEX® athletes are in constant search of new adventures. Wearing the right gear on their expeditions is of paramount importance. David Lama, Stefan Glowacz and co. know that effective hand protection is essential. […] read more »

The call of the mountains – GORE-TEX® brand again partner at the International Mountain Summit in 2015

Trekking with GORE® C-KNIT™ Backer Technology

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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Gore Fabrics reports on social and environmental topics in its “Responsibility Update 2015”

Mountaineer Stefan Glowacz considers Gore Fabrics as “role model for the textile industry in China” Life Cycle Assessment data for GORE-TEX® hiking boots published Gore Fabrics recognized as “company of the month” by OEKO-TEX® Percentage of bluesign® certified consumer garment laminate volume raised to approx. 60% Gore Production site in Livingston certified to ISO 14001 […] read more »

Protecting the environment in China like in Europe

Alpinist Stefan Glowacz’s visit focuses on working environments, responsible manufacturing and sustainability in China  In September 2014, Stefan Glowacz, extreme alpinist, and Bernhard Kiehl, sustainability leader at Gore Fabrics, toured the manufacturing plant of W. L. Gore & Associates (“Gore”) in Shenzhen, China. The purpose of the trip was to better understand the local situation […] read more »

Famed Alpinist Tours Gore Facility

Extreme alpinist Stefan Glowacz and Bernhard Kiehl, sustainability leader at Gore Fabrics, recently visited the GORE-TEX® laminates manufacturing facility of W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH in Putzbrunn, Germany,to tour the manufacturing plant and share their thoughts about environmental influences and sustainability. read more »

GORE-TEX® Athletes and Event-Sponsoring

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 »

A midsummer night’s dream – discover the “Dolo-Nights”

New GORE-TEX® Experience Tour takes place in the Dolomites Win the chance to have the once in a lifetime opportunity of hiking through the Dolomites, by day and by night, as part of the GORE-TEX® Experience Tour. Seven lucky winners – equipped with Marmot jackets – will be able to explore Italy’s most spectacular mountain range in the company of the ultimate guide: professional rock climber Stefan Glowacz. Applications can be made online at www.experience-tour.com. read more »

Once upon a climb: Fans meet Edurne Pasaban and Stefan Glowacz at the International Moutain Summit 2011

Within this year’s International Mountain Summit (IMS) in Brixen, Italy, the GORE-TEX® Experience Tour offered 20 lucky participants from 22nd to 24th October, 2011, the unique opportunity to meet their idols in person. Mountaineering professionals Edurne Pasaban and Stefan Glowacz shared their experience and personal advice exclusively with the winners read more »

GORE-TEX® Experience Tour: Exclusive Fan Meeting with Edurne Pasaban and Stefan Glowacz at the International Mountain Summit 2011

Within this year’s International Mountain Summit (IMS), which will take place from October 21st to 30th 2011, in Brixen, South Tyrol, the GORE-TEX® brand has teamed up with the mountaineering icons Edurne Pasaban and Stefan Glowacz to offer a unique opportunity for intercultural exchange to the 20 winners of the GORE-TEX® Outdoor Products Facebook page. read more »

Expedition into the unknown: Stefan Glowacz in the Himalayas

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When Stefan Glowacz talks about his life, he likes to talk about types of climbing as if they are different games. That is because he has played most of them professionally, setting new standards: from competitive climbing at international events to alpine climbing in the remotest regions of the world. There is just one game he has not tried yet: climbing at high altitude. All that is going to change now, because on April 18th Glowacz will be heading to Nepal with top alpine climber David Göttler and specialist climbing and nature photographer Klaus Fengler. Here they want to ascend the 7,030-metre southern summit of the Gauri Shanka – but not by the normal route, of course. read more »