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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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Wanderlust takes over Europe

Hiking tour with GORE-TEX® SURROUND™ product technology
  22. September, 2015 , , ,
According to a recent study by the GORE-TEX brand, Europeans express their unified love of hiking in different ways. Of all the nations surveyed, the Dutch like hiking the most at 84 percent, with the British lag behind at 45 percent. What 15 percent of Spanish respondents fear most is getting lost or finding a […] read more »

GORE-TEX SURROUND™ Footwear – innovative technology for happy hiking feet

  10. July, 2015 , ,
Following its successful launch, the first technology for all-around breathable and waterproof hiking shoes is stepping into the 2016 season with new partners and a complete range of different styles. These new partners include Italian brand suppliers Aku, Asolo and Garmont, Viking from Norway and Kamik from USA. One of the highlights of the season […] read more »

New 3-layer GORE-TEX products for long-lasting outdoor enjoyment

Life Cycle Assessments show that durability is the single most influential factor in improving several environmental impacts Not just for the professionals: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has developed new GORE-TEX products with GORE C-KNIT™ Backer Technology specifically engineered for hikers, trekkers, and freeriders, offering the ruggedness of a 3-layer laminate teamed up with the […] read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Successful shoemaking workshop at Meindl. 250 steps to build your own GORE-TEX trekking boots

  23. February, 2011 ,
It was a once in a lifetime experience for the eight winners of the shoemaking workshop held at the Meindl facility. The workshop took place from 20 to 22 February as part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour. The winners meticulously followed some 250 steps to put together a total of 200 individual components. After two days of arduous work they had produced their very own pair of Meindl’s popular GORE-TEX trekking boot ISLAND MFS. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Eight winners to build their own Meindl trekking boots

  25. January, 2011 ,
The application and voting phases are finished and the eight winners have now been announced. From 20 – 22 February 2011 at Meindl’s shoe manufacturing facility in Kirchanschöring/Bavaria in Germany the winners can try their hand at building their very own version of the popular GORE-TEX trekking boot ISLAND MFS. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Design your very own TREKKING BOOTS with the GORE-TEX brand and La Sportiva.

  21. January, 2011 ,
The perfect trekking boot for the coming summer outings? Your own! With the project by the GORE-TEX brand and La Sportiva, the greatest hiking enthusiasts will have their chance to design and present their very own trekking boots to ensure they stay “a step ahead” of the rest, allowing them to travel wearing boots conceived together with the Gore and La Sportiva team, with performance materials and advanced solutions. read more »