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
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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An Alpine Cross event is the supreme challenge for runners from around the globe in their discipline. For around 600 athletes, who started in teams of two, participation in the 10th Anniversary Edition of the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run represented the fulfilment of a dream. Exhausted by the challenges of covering 293 kilometres and tackling 13,700 metres of elevation […] read more »
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 »