Watch out for episode 3 of “The Promise”: Masters of Moisture!

  14. December, 2011 ,
GORE-TEX products are durably waterproof, windproof, and breathable. In a nutshell, they are GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY™. As rock-solid proof of this guarantee, the GORE-TEX product testers Gordon and Ted put the fabric to the test. In the first and second parts of the online series, the testers verified the waterproofness and windproofness. In the third episode, ‘Masters of Moisture’, they demonstrate the breathability of the GORE-TEX fabric. read more »

Arc’teryx employees volunteer to produce capes out of GORE-TEX Laminates for the homeless

  13. December, 2011
Through its Birds Nest Project grassroots initiative, the Canadian outdoor manufacturing company hopes to offset some of the unkindness of winter through the distribution of more than 700 all-weather capes to the homeless and disadvantaged. read more »

Keeping a grip on things: the next generation of GORE-TEX Gloves with X-TRAFIT™ product technology from W.L.Gore & Associates offers a high degree of tactility combined with added insulation for optimum protection and comfort in cold and wet weather

Whether they are performing acrobatic jumps on the half-pipe, freeriding off the beaten track or enjoying the thrill of vertical ice-climbing, ambitious winter sports enthusiasts are always searching for new challenges. Besides reliable protection against wind and weather, new winter GORE-TEX Gloves with X-TRAFIT™ product technology for 2012 will provide a sure grip, excellent dexterity and now added warmth due to insulation. read more »

GORE-TEX Transalpine Run 2012: register now and take on the Alps for a running experience of a lifetime

  12. December, 2011 , ,
The GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run is set to take place for the eighth consecutive year from 1 to 8 September 2012. Five hundred runners from over 25 countries will take up the challenge of running over the Alps. During the eight days of the race the participants cover about 320 km and tackle 15,000 m of elevation gain. The course runs from Ruhpolding in Bavaria/Germany to Sexten in South Tyrol, the northernmost region in Italy. The number of runners is limited to 250 teams of two. Online registration is now open. read more »

Armada and Gore Partner create athlete-driven premium outerwear line for Winter 2012

  18. November, 2011 ,
ELKTON, Md. (November 14, 2011) – W.L. Gore & Associates (“Gore”) , inventor of GORE-TEX high performance fabric technologies for comfort and protection, today announced that it will join forces with Armada Skis, the premier rider-owned, rider-driven independent ski company, to redefine the Vector Series, a high-performance line of outerwear inspired by needs of elite athletes and guides. The line, debuting at SIA and ISPO tradeshows in 2012, will use GORE-TEX fabrics exclusively throughout the full range of jackets and pants for men and women. read more »

Watch out for episode 2 of “The Promise”: Bubble Trouble!

  17. October, 2011 , , ,
No doubt, GORE-TEX products keep you dry and comfortable. After all, outerwear made of GORE-TEX fabrics is durably waterproof and windproof as well as breathable. Quite simply: GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY™. To make sure this promise is kept, the GORE-TEX product testers Gordon & Ted put the fabrics to the proof in three online videos. Durable waterproofness has already been proven in a creative way. What about windproofness? Let’s find out in ‘Episode 2 – Bubble Trouble’! read more »

GORE-TEX products put to the acid test

  14. October, 2011
A scrub test, a pressure test, a wind machine and a larger than life-sized rain tower – the manufacturer W.L. Gore & Associates will do anything to test the quality of GORE-TEX products, right down to the very last detail. This way, Gore can guarantee that products labelled GORE-TEX really remain durably waterproof, windproof and breathable! read more »

The GORE-TEX Membrane – an extraordinary allrounder

  14. October, 2011
Membrane, laminate, ePTFE – there are many terms describ-ing even more functions. What are the essentials and, most importantly: what is behind all of this? read more »

Extremely breathable and light-weight: New GORE-TEX Active Shell laminate for maximum ease of movement

With the introduction of its new laminates for summer 2012, W.L. Gore &Associates is extending its successful range of highly breathable and extremely lightweight GORE-TEX Active Shell laminates to include GORE-TEX Active Shell Stretch laminates. Compact, waterproof and windproof, these 3-layer laminates offer athletic trail runners, mountain bikers and alpine adventurers excellent next to skin comfort and maximum freedom of movement in attractive, figure-hugging styles. With their advanced moisture management, these extremely lightweight yet hardwearing garments guarantee durable waterproof protection for maximum performance. read more »

Watch the new series “The Promise” online now. Episode 1: “The Wizards of Water”

  10. October, 2011 , ,
Waterproof and windproof as well as breathable – GORE-TEX outerwear is quite simply GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY™. But how do you prove such a promise? Exactly, let others, and especially their actions, speak louder than words! In the first of the three video episodes of ‘The Promise’, the GORE-TEX product testers will put this promise to the test – while having a really great time. read more »