It‘s just human nature that wants to explore – GORE-TEX brand and Mammut present: European Outdoor Film Tour 12/13

The European Outdoor Film Tour (E.O.F.T.) is the biggest film event for the European outdoor community. For over eleven years the E.O.F.T features the most exciting outdoor sports film and adventure documentaries. The event is presented by the GORE-TEX brand and Mammut and was launched as a coproduction with Moving Adventures Medien GmbH by that time. The current tour includes 8 clips and documentaries resulting in 120 minutes of breathtaking and fascinating footage that for sure will catch everybody’s attention. This year’s focus will be on Alpine Climbing, Slacklining, Wingsuit Flying, Mountain Biking and Snowboarding. In addition, during this year’s E.O.F.T. a portrait of Caja Schöpf will be shown. Winners of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour “Filmschool” created Caja’s portrait. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience-Tour: AlpCross 2012

The Alps: home the highest and wildest mountains in Europe and one of the most divers mountain ranges in the world. Crossing these mountains by fair means, on foot, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience most outdoor enthusiasts only get to dream about! For eight European hiking enthusiasts this dream could come true during the AlpCross event of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour. And that’s not all: this unique tour is being led by professional photographer Bernd Ritschel and accompanied by leading mountain-experts such as climbing legend Hans Kammerlander and weather expert Karl Gabl and Guide de Chamonix Yann Delevaux. read more »

La Sportiva Launches Ski Mountaineering Apparel

  09. January, 2012 , , ,
La Sportiva continues its long-running partnership with W.L. Gore & Associates to utilize GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER® fabrics read more »

Keeping a grip on things: the next generation of GORE-TEX Gloves with X-TRAFIT™ product technology from W.L.Gore & Associates offers a high degree of tactility combined with added insulation for optimum protection and comfort in cold and wet weather

Whether they are performing acrobatic jumps on the half-pipe, freeriding off the beaten track or enjoying the thrill of vertical ice-climbing, ambitious winter sports enthusiasts are always searching for new challenges. Besides reliable protection against wind and weather, new winter GORE-TEX Gloves with X-TRAFIT™ product technology for 2012 will provide a sure grip, excellent dexterity and now added warmth due to insulation. read more »

Watch out for episode 2 of “The Promise”: Bubble Trouble!

  17. October, 2011 , , ,
No doubt, GORE-TEX products keep you dry and comfortable. After all, outerwear made of GORE-TEX fabrics is durably waterproof and windproof as well as breathable. Quite simply: GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY™. To make sure this promise is kept, the GORE-TEX product testers Gordon & Ted put the fabrics to the proof in three online videos. Durable waterproofness has already been proven in a creative way. What about windproofness? Let’s find out in ‘Episode 2 – Bubble Trouble’! read more »

Watch the new series “The Promise” online now. Episode 1: “The Wizards of Water”

  10. October, 2011 , ,
Waterproof and windproof as well as breathable – GORE-TEX outerwear is quite simply GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY™. But how do you prove such a promise? Exactly, let others, and especially their actions, speak louder than words! In the first of the three video episodes of ‘The Promise’, the GORE-TEX product testers will put this promise to the test – while having a really great time. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour announces the two lucky winners who will seek out New Routes in Arctic Norway with Dave MacLeod

The Selection Day for the GORE-TEX Experience Tour New Routes in the Arctic project took place in Scotland this weekend. Dave MacLeod, Gore sponsee and Scotland’s leading climber, was on hand to watch our four finalists as they demonstrated their climbing skills, in a variety of weather conditions, as film maker Paul Diffley captured all of the action. Competition for the two places was very tight as all of the climbers were of a really high standard! But in the end it had to come down to just two people. read more »

Gore at OutDoor 2011 in Friedrichshafen (hall A6/500)

  08. July, 2011
The outdoor community is getting together at Lake Constance for the 18th consecutive year. The record number of 890 exhibitors from 38 different countries is expected to attend this year’s OutDoor Trade Show (14 to 17. July 2011). read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Expedition Camp successfully completed!

After successful four days up in the mountains under the leadership of Ralf Dujmovits and Hajo Netzer, the “Gore Expedition Team” is now back home. The Expedition Camp was organised as part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour and took place in an area of the Alps known as the Stubai Alps. Despite the wintry weather with rain and snow, all eight participants were able to complete the tour. Knee-deep snow provided a genuine expedition feeling although it also made the going extremely difficult – the ultimate test for the participants and their equipment! read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Four lucky climbers, two coveted places and one trip of a lifetime!

  17. June, 2011 ,
The GORE-TEX Experience Tour New Routes in the Arctic project with Dave MacLeod enters its next exciting phase today with the announcement of the four climbers that have made it through to the project’s selection day. With entries from climbers across Europe the jury has had a tough time choosing just four enthusiastic climbers to join Dave in Scotland in July, but, the results are finally in! read more »