Outdoor

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 »

The new GORE-TEX Pro membrane technology

  01. February, 2013 , , ,
Innovative technologies for maximum protection and better comfort: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) extends its successful GORE-TEX product range to include a new generation of GORE-TEX Pro products. Engineered for professional mountaineers and ambitious outdoor and freeride enthusiasts, these products offer improved ruggedness and significantly increased breathability, thus adding an entirely new dimension to professional hard shell clothing. This is thanks to a revolutionary, patent-pending membrane technology. read more »

For extreme conditions – Gore presents a new, more rugged and significantly more breathable generation of GORE-TEX Pro products

  01. February, 2013 , , ,
W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) continues to push the boundaries of innovation and presents a completely new generation of GORE-TEX Pro products for autumn/winter 2013/2014: durably waterproof, windproof and breathable 3-layer laminates that offer improved ruggedness and increased breathability compared to the previous product generation. For professional mountaineers and the over 20 million serious outdoor and freeride enthusiasts worldwide this means better comfort paired with perfect protection in extreme weather conditions. read more »

Heaven & Hell: Gore offers documentary film about GORE-TEX Transalpine Run for download

  19. December, 2012 , ,
Trail running enthusiasts can now download “Heaven & Hell”, a 60 minute documentary film about the GORE-TEX Transalpine Run. They can choose to pay €2.99 to watch it once or buy it for €7.99 to watch it as often as they like. read more »

“Sigun’exchange”: Christophe Dumarest’s account

  11. December, 2012 ,
The first ever expedition of its kind, with French and Chinese mountaineers, organised by the GORE-TEX Experience Tour. 18 days of top level mountaineering in the Siguniang Shan mountains (China), in the company of Chinese and French mountaineers, including Christophe Dumarest of Team GORE-TEX – – this was the opportunity offered to Maris Rozenblats, from Latvia, the lucky winner of the selection process organised by GORE-TEX through the www.experience-tour.com website. The expedition in the mountainous regions of China’s interior has just come to an end. Christophe Dumarest gives his first impressions: “The Sigun’Exchange expedition, organised by the Groupe Haute Montagne (GHM – High Mountain Group) and supported by GORE-TEX (Gore Experience Tour) has concluded. The whole team has returned fit and well, without injuries or frost bite in spite of the harsh conditions experienced this Autumn in Sichuan, an area in Western China, and especially in the valleys around Rilong at the foot of Mount Siguniang.” read more »

’30th and 31st March 2013′: Free ride Camp with Seb Michaud (La Clusaz)

Participate to the Free ride Camp with Seb Michaud Seb Michaud is a French free rider, famous for his back flip. He’s one of the most experienced free riders in the world. He’s giving you the chance to go free riding with him in La Clusaz, a French ski resort in the heart of the Alps. Go discover Seb ‘playground’ area for an unforgettable week end. read more »

Rising to the Challenge

  27. November, 2012 ,
The next leg of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour takes us to the beautiful Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. Leading them on this expedition will be Mountain Guides from the National Mountain Centre at Plas y Brenin. read more »

Japanese Mountain Climber Scales World’s Tallest Mountains with Support from Gore

  29. October, 2012 ,
It’s estimated that only around 3,000 people have ever successfully scaled Mt. Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. Japanese mountain climber Hirotaka Takeuchi is among them. But he didn’t stop there. Earlier this year, he became the first Japanese mountain climber to scale the world’s 14 tallest mountains, each one greater than 8,000 meters tall, or between 26,000 and 29,000 feet. And he relied on support from Gore, and GORE-TEX fabric, to reach his years-long goal. read more »