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 »
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 »
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 »
Innsbruck, 01.10.12 – The team behind Europeʼs newest freeski movie production Junkies On a Budget were gobsmacked by the results of the latest International Freeski Film Festival (iF3) in Montreal and Annecy. Not only did their first ever movie project, GORE-TEX JOB In Space presented by Marker Völkl, get nominated for five different awards at iF3 along with the top dogs in the professional category, it won two awards; the Juryʼs “Coup de Coeur” in Montreal and “Best European Movie” at the iF3 in Annecy! read more »
The 4 participants selected through Facebook to participate in the “Watch bears in wilderness” competition were unanimous in confirming the success of the wildlife event held last weekend in the Pyrenees.
The apparel of the entire team was provided by TERNUA, a Spanish brand that is particularly committed to the environment. read more »
W.L. Gore & Associates brand GORE-TEX, has become the latest supporter of the Outdoor Industries Association’s campaign to improve wellbeing in the United Kingdom. Britain on Foot is a long-term initiative that aims to find ways to encourage the public to take part in outdoor activities and ultimately increase levels of exercise. The project will be officially launched at Westminster on October 24th. read more »
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 »
On Saturday, September 8, the GORE-TEX TRANSALPINE-RUN ended with an emotional crossing of the finishing line in Sexten in South Tyrol. The 8th edition of the legendary stage run was not only an event of superlatives because of its record length of 320 kilometers and 15,000 difference in altitude. Never before has the competition been so international with runners from 32 nations and never before have the athletes been so toughly sifted through during the run. Therefore the 450 runners had a reason to be happy when they could put on the popular finisher shirt after 8 days. read more »
“Today it is so difficult to find the words to describe this experience…”.
This is how the adventure on the Alps ends for the AlpCross event, an initiative that is part of the GORE-TEX Experience Tour 2012, which saw eight outdoor enthusiasts participating in an exciting crossing of the Alps accompanied by climbing legend Hans Kammerlander, professional photographer Bernd Ritschel, alpine guide Yann Delevaux and weather expert Karl Gabl. read more »
When our ‘recruits’ arrived in South Wales for the GORE-TEX Experience Tour nothing could have prepared them for the mental and physical journey ahead. Luckily our military experts knew exactly what skills they needed to learn in order to tackle the final challenge – completing the infamous Fan Dance in under 4 hours. read more »