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GORE-TEX® Experience Tour: Daniel realizes his alpine dream with Robert Jasper

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 »

GORE-TEX® Experience Tour: Expedition Camp in the Alps with Ralf Dujmovits

W. L. Gore & Associates is bringing a taste of 8,000 metre mountaineering to the Alps. As part of the GORE-TEX® Experience Tour, Gore is setting up an expedition camp to give eight passionate, young climbers from across Europe a taste of high-altitude mountaineering for the very first time – without having to travel to the Himalayas. The camp will be led by professional mountain guides Ralf Dujmovits, who has already climbed all the 8000 metre peaks and Hajo Netzer, an expert for high-altitude medicine. read more »

Expedition into the unknown: Stefan Glowacz in the Himalayas

  08. April, 2011 , ,
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 »

GORE-TEX® Experience Tour: Winter ascent of the Matterhorn: Daniel Bouskila wins alpine dream with Robert Jasper

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 »

GORE-TEX® Experience Tour: The next step towards their alpine dream with Robert Jasper

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 »

Robert Jasper reachs another milestone on the north face of the Eiger

  29. October, 2010 , ,
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 »