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. Más información »
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. Más información »
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. Más información »
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.” Más información »
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. Más información »
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. Más información »
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. Más información »
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. Más información »
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. Más información »
La Sportiva continues its long-running partnership with W.L. Gore & Associates to utilize GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER® fabrics Más información »