Can you do the Fan Dance?

  03. May, 2012
This year the GORE-TEX Experience Tour is going to challenge your physical and mental agility. We are looking for a team of people who will attempt an infamous trek through South Wales known as the Fan Dance. This 23.5km routes is used as a fitness and navigation skills test by the British Military and must be completed in just 4 hours. Only the very best will make it! read more »

Running Camp with Markus Torgeby part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour

  17. April, 2012 ,
Four days of running and well-being with Markus Torgeby in the mountains of Jämtland, northern Sweden. This is what’s on the agenda when Gore provides yet another adventure as part of its GORE-TEX Experience Tour that now also has its own website. read more »

GORE-TEX brand to support mountain triathlon in Spain

  30. March, 2012 , , ,
Gore has signed a sponsorship agreement with the mountaineering club Peña Guara de Huesca to sponsor TRI-NEU GORE-TEX, and a cooperation agreement with the triathlon club from Andorra Club Triatló Serradells de Canillo. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour nominated for PR Report Awards 2012 in two different categories

  15. March, 2012
For the tenth year running German magazine PR Report recognises the most successful people and projects in the PR industry in the German-speaking world at a gala dinner and awards ceremony. A total of 54 finalists are competing for the 22 awards. The finalists and winners have been selected by an independent jury consisting of 24 communications experts. This year the finalists include: the “GORE-TEX EXPERIENCE TOUR”. read more »

Setting the scene(ry): The winners of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour at the “Nine Queens” freeski event

  07. March, 2012 ,
Instructed by experts from the European Outdoor Film School, the four winners of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour get to shoot a professional outdoor film. The movie will be shown during next year’s E.O.F.T read more »


The GORE-TEX TRANSALPINE-RUN crosses the Alps in 8 days. It has become one of the most popular endurance stage events in the world. This year, six months before the starter’s gun is fired on 1 September, all of the 250 team places have already been sold to runners from 32 different countries. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: The winners of the Freeride Camp meet in Norway

  05. March, 2012 ,
Six ski enthusiasts from different corners of Europe are now ready to go to Romsdalen in Norway for an unforgettable experience with experienced guides. It is also settled that GORE-TEX Experience Tour has the chance to win two prestigious awards in the PR Report Award in Berlin in April. read more »

Right on the edge of France

  14. February, 2012
Lionel Daudet’s adventure supported by GORE-TEX brand and EIDER started 6 months ago read more »

HEAVEN & HELL: W.L. Gore & Associates releases documentary film about the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run

  09. February, 2012 , , ,
The GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run is arguably one of the toughest challenges in the world for trail and mountain runners. Every year at the beginning of September, 300 teams of two from all over the world cross the main ridge of the Alps in 8 days. Each day they cover distances of over 30 kilometres and tackle uphill climbs of some 2,000 metres. Filmmakers Miriam Jakobs and Gerhard Schick accompanied two of these teams for the duration of the run to make a 60 minute documentary film about the event. read more »

GORE-TEX athlete Ines Papert climbs at Ice & Snow Festival in Harbin, China

  06. February, 2012 ,
It’s eight in the morning. Minus 30 degrees Celsius, and not a soul to be seen in the Ice World. The snow crunches under her feet as they try to keep themselves warm. Finally she begins to climb. There is a hiss when the crampons hit the ice. Little fragile fractures appear. The ice axes give a solid sound, regular sound as she reaches higher in constant, smooth rhythm. The Manchurian Beat… read more »