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    Associate GORE-TEX Gear Picks

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    We spend our days working to inform outdoor adventurers about the features and benefits of GORE-TEX gear. As outdoor adventurers ourselves, we spend our nights and weekends putting that waterproof, windproof, and breathable technology to the test.


    We asked around, and here are some of our favorite GORE-TEX products that we love and think you will, too.


    Nora Stowell, Global Sales and Marketing Leader

    Favorite Outdoor Activities: Anything with 2 wheels - mountain biking, road biking, dirt biking

    Favorite GORE-TEX product: C7 GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY Jacket by GORE Wear

    What she has to say about it: My "go to" layer when I get cold or weather gets ugly.  It gets stuffed in my Osprey pack for easy accessibility.  My recent adventure was a ride during first snow in Park City, Utah.


    Kevin Hausfeld, Account Marketing Specialist

    Favorite Outdoor Activities: Running, Trail Running, Hiking

    Favorite GORE-TEX product: NIKE ACG Misery Ridge GORE-TEX Jacket

    What he has to say about it: An awesome GORE-TEX hiking jacket from NIKE ACG is the Misery Ridge. It's made with a durable 3L GORE-TEX fabric with recycled textiles. It's my favorite jacket for pairing with puffy layers in the winter and a great backpacking shell that will withstand hard use for a long time.


    Sara Ellis, Garments Product Specialist

    Favorite Outdoor Activities: Running, Trail Running

    Favorite GORE-TEX product: GORE Wear R5 GORE-TEX INFINIUM Insulated Jacket

    What she has to say about it: This is the perfect jacket for cooler climates where I do not overheat after I get going yet keeps me warm at the start of the run.  Rarely have to remove the jacket after I get moving/sweating, which is rare to find.  Love it so much I want a vest and any version they offer with this technology. It's also extremely packable so travels well and offers great high-visibility features to help me feel safe.


    Collin Friedman, Marketing | Technical Fabrics Division

    Favorite Outdoor Activities: Skiing

    Favorite GORE-TEX product: Outdoor Research Hemisphere Jacket and Bib

    What he has to say about it: The most breathable and comfortable GORE-TEX Jacket / Bib Combo I have used.  Utilizing GORE-TEX C-knit Fabric and Stretch Panels, these products offer the lightweight / breathable performance you expect from GORE-TEX products with the freedom of movement needed for long days in the backcountry.  This photo is a memorable one for me, deep in the Colorado backcountry, I had just proposed to my now, "WIFE", the look on my face says it all.  STOKED!


    Kirk Christensen, Footwear Product Specialist

    Favorite Outdoor Activities: Hiking

    Favorite GORE-TEX product: HOKA ONE ONE Stinson Mid GORE-TEX

    What he has to say about it: These boots have kept me protected and comfortable across a variety of adventures, whether it's the dense woods of the Great Smokeys, the waters of the Rio Grande, or the rugged mountains in the South West.  The tread is getting worn down so almost time to get another pair!


    Rob Wittmann, North American Marketing Leader

    Favorite Outdoor Activities: Mountain Biking

    Favorite GORE-TEX product: Merrell MQM Flex 2

    What he has to say about it: These shoes have kept me dry in some of the muddiest conditions with mountain biking.  I also love and use them for hiking, coaching sports in the rain and working around the house.


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