GORE-TEX Experience-Tour: An all women’s project – Share tips and tricks with Edurne Pasaban

We are looking for female outdoor enthusiasts from Europe to take part in an unforgettable weekend ascending Mount Aneto (3,404 m) in the company of Edurne Pasaban. This is the highest peak in the Spanish Pyrenees and is as legendary in the outdoor world as the mountaineer with whom they will ascend it. read more »

Expedition report part 4: Edurne Pasaban is back home

  08. June, 2011 , ,
The Endesa Everest without O2 expedition is home again. In fact, the expedition members have been in Spain since Friday June 3rd 2011. They packed up all their gear at base camp after taking the decision not to climb Mount Everest without O2 with the rest of the expedition team, and set off for Kathmandu a few days ago. It wasn’t an easy decision, but it was the only thing to do after everything they had gone through. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Route for European Trailrun Camp checked out!

The “European Trailrun Camp” in the Dolomites promises to be a real treat for all trail running fans. If you want to take part, you can still apply until 9th June on Facebook: GORE-TEX Outdoor Products. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Expedition Camp participants have been announced

The Facebook community and professional alpinists Ralf Dujmovits and Hajo Netzer have made their decision: eight mountaineering enthusiasts from four European countries have been selected to attend the Expedition Camp that W.L. Gore & Associates is hosting over the Whitsun weekend high up in an area of the Alps known as the Stubai Alps, just south of Innsbruck. During the four-day camp the participants will gain a real sense of what scaling one of the world’s highest peaks is like! read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Lizzy Hawker will be joining the European Trailrun Camp

One of the most successful and well-known trailrunning athletes in the world will participate at the European Trailrun Camp in the Dolomites in mid July: Lizzy Hawker from UK, 3 times champion of The North Face Ultratrail du Mont Blanc (UTMB). read more »

GORE-TEX product testing – made by real outdoor fanatics

  24. May, 2011 ,
We are thrilled by what users, fans and outdoor enthusiasts sometimes post on the web. Today we want to share with you our “find of the month”. read more »

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 »

Expedition report part 3: Edurne and team mates are awaiting wind to stop at Everest peak

  18. May, 2011 , ,
Spanish Mountaineer Edurne Pasaban is on her way to reach the summit of Mount Everest without carrying oxygen. Edurne and her expedition team have already been up at basecamp 2 and 3 for acclimatization and now they are awaiting wind to stop at Everest peak to be able to start climbing for their goal: “Everest without O2”. Read here another expedition report from Edurne about the last weeks and days at basecamp! read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Discover unchartered routes in Arctic Norway with Dave MacLeod

  10. May, 2011 ,
As the GORE-TEX Experience Tour enters its second year, two enthusiastic climbers are being offered the chance to embark on a trip of a lifetime with the renowned Scottish climber, Dave MacLeod. This project is the latest in a string of adventures that have enabled outdoors enthusiast from across Europe to share unforgettable experiences with some of the world’s most famous outdoors experts. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: Launch of the European Trailrun Camp in the Dolomites

From july 21st to july 24th 2011 there’s a special treat in store for trail runners and joggers: as part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour, Gore is organising a European Trailrun Camp in the Dolomites. Twenty participants from all over Europe will be given the chance to experience all aspects of trail running in the company of professional runners, running coaches, sports medicine physicians and running event organisers. In addition, at the camp the winners will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to find a team partner for the GORE-TEX Transalpine-Run 2011 – which is otherwise already sold out! read more »