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 launches new GORE-TEX Active Shell laminates with live media conference stream

  04. February, 2011 , , ,
Representatives of W.L. Gore and product managers from leading brand manufacturers will be talking about the latest developments in breathable clothing: the new GORE-TEX Active Shell laminates. You can watch a live streaming of the conference online on Monday 7 February 2011 at 10 am GMT or use the video-on-demand service at a later date: www.gore-tex.co.uk/livestream. read more »

Gore presents its new, high performance GORE-TEX Active Shell Laminate

  01. February, 2011 , , ,
With the launch of its new GORE-TEX Active Shell Laminate for autumn/winter 2011/2012 collections, W.L. Gore & Associates, leader in the market for high performance garments, continues to set new standards. Featuring a streamlined 3-layer construction, this new class of waterproof and windproof garment delivers extreme breathability and excellent next-to-skin comfort for all year round outdoor use. read more »

GORE-TEX Active Shell wins outdoor award from “op pad”

  25. January, 2011 , ,
Dutch magazine “op pad” hands out outdoor awards in nine categories. New GORE-TEX Active Shell secures gold in the “apparel” category. 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: Winter ascent of the Matterhorn: Daniel Bouskila wins alpine dream with Robert Jasper

On 15 and 16 January, at the bottom of the legendary north face of the Eiger, the casting phase of a quite unique project took place. As part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour, participants from all over Europe had applied to realize their own individual mountain dreams with Robert Jasper, one of the world’s leading extreme climbers. 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 »

Gore presents new laminate technology at ispo (Hall B6, Booth 300)

  13. January, 2011 , ,
From 6 to 9 February 2011 at the Neue Messe München exhibition grounds the ispo trade show is opening its doors for the 71st time. Some 2,000 exhibitors are showcasing their new product developments for the 2011/12 season at the leading international trade show for sporting goods and sports fashion on an area of 100,000 square metres. read more »

GORE-TEX Experience Tour: The next step towards their alpine dream with Robert Jasper

Four candidates are one step closer to their personal alpine dream. In a dramatic neck and neck race they beat off strong competition from the other candidates. On 15/16 January they will be taking part in a casting at which they will have the opportunity to convince exceptional athlete Robert Jasper of their dedication to outdoor sport. Afterwards the decision will be made as to which of the candidates’ dream will come true. read more »

The GORE-TEX Experience Tour: And the winners of the photo contest are…

  15. December, 2010 ,
The thriller is over. The outdoor photo contest “Mastering the Nordic Wilderness” has entering the final phase and the two winners by a unanimous jury are Espen Schiven and Marie Linnér. read more »