Outdoor

The GORE-TEX brand wins OutDoor Industry Award for the world’s first technology for hiking shoes with all-round breathability

W. L. Gore & Associates has claimed a much coveted OutDoor Industry Award for its new GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology for hiking shoes. These awards are bestowed annually by a jury of outdoor experts at the OutDoor trade fair. read more »

Hiking redefined – the GORE-TEX brand presents the first technology for hiking footwear with all-round breathability

W. L. Gore & Associates once again confirms its innovative strength by taking a historic step forward in the global footwear market. With its GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology the company unveils a radically new technology for durably waterproof hiking boots with all-round breathability. This unique construction keeps your feet drier and enhances your sense of well-being. 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 »

Head up the mountain under your own steam: ski touring, a new trend in sport. The GORE-TEX brand provides tips on how to choose gear and what you should know about avalanches

  12. February, 2014 , , , ,
Escape the crowds. Enjoy a ski experience away from the lifts and mayhem of the ski resorts. Get to where no one else has been. Enjoy breathtaking winter views at the top of a mountain and then float effortlessly through unspoiled powder back down to the valley. That’s one aspect of ski touring. The other is that it is hard work in a cold mountain environment where there are significant risks of avalanches. If you are thinking of taking up ski touring, here are some tips and suggestions on how to choose your gear and garments and what you should know about avalanche safety. read more »

Gore to launch new business portal for customers and retailers at ISPO 2014

  17. December, 2013 , , ,
Intuitive, user friendly and service oriented: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) is to offer its retailers, customers and consumer oriented fabrics (COF) partners a new online platform. The new business portal is to be officially launched at ISPO 2014. It provides useful information and services related to the GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER® brands in ten different languages. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour entitled “Make your own Bestard Boots and try them out in Majorca with GORE-TEX” gets an excellent reception

From 5th to 7th November, the 16 participants selected, all of them mountain, adventure and outdoor enthusiasts, took part in a unique 3 day programme of activities. read more »

Nine and three half peaks

  02. April, 2013 , ,
The GORE-TEX Experience Tour challenge was to complete the Fourteen 3000ft peaks of the Snowdonia National Park. The real challenge turned out to be the weather, with the most severe conditions in living memory for this time of year. read more »

TEN PEOPLE, FOURTEEN PEAKS, FIVE DAYS.

The team who will tackle the next GORE-TEX Experience Tour project has been announced. The Fourteen Peaks Challenge takes place in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park in North Wales this March guided by experts from the National Mountain Centre at Plas y Brenin. read more »

Maloja to join forces with Gore

  07. February, 2013 , ,
„Look before your doorstep to find good things“. That could be the motto for the future collaboration between W.L. Gore & As-sociates GmbH (Gore) and Maloja, the linear distance between the two company locations in Feldkirchen and Rimsting measuring not more than 50 km. Actually though, the aim is to refine the functional designs and cuts of Maloja active wear with innovative fabrics, and in doing so to transfer the high quality and performance standards to attractive styles. Ispo 2013 will mark the date for the inital presentation of the first collection with GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER® laminates. read more »

The inner sequences – how the body regulates temperature in hot and cold environments

  01. February, 2013 , ,
For the human body to function properly, the temperature of our vital organs, i.e. the brain, heart, lungs and liver, has to remain at approximately 37°C – at all times. What we take for granted is actually a highly complex regulatory mechanism – but how does this actually work? read more »