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GORE-TEX® Active Shell Weekend – Try before you buy

   Words by tcsh

   on 22/09/2011 15:11:24

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You may be already aware, but this weekend (24th and 25th September) we are hosting a huge event to launch Goretex’s new super breathable and lightweight waterproof fabric - GORE-TEX® Active Shell.  Representatives from Gore and from the major outdoor brands will be here to answer questions and talk to the people about the benefits of this amazing new fabric.

GORE-TEX® Active Shell is designed for fast moving, high aerobic activities such as trail running, mountain biking and fast ascent climbing. As well as being extremely breathable, garments using GORE-TEX® Active Shell come with Gore’s Guaranteed to keep you dry promise™. That means you have a guarantee that the garment will continue to deliver the same high standards for the products entire lifetime. To find out more about the membrane click here

If you come to the event then you’ll be able to try out this phenomenal new fabric yourself.  All you need to do to ‘Try Before You Buy’ is come to the GORE-TEX® Active Shell marquee outside the shop, choose a GORE-TEX® Active Shell jacket, leave a deposit then you can try the jacket for the whole day. If you want to make sure that they don’t run out of jackets, you can even reserve one by email in advance.

We have a range of new jackets and trousers using this new Active Shell fabric now in stock from Berghaus, Mammut and Haglofs, for both men and women.  So there’ll be plenty of choice if you decide its right for you.

If you would like to get involved, it doesn’t cost anything either. Our local Radio station ‘Lakeland Radio’ (100.1 – 100.8 fm) will be here too broadcasting through the day and there’s a chance to win a GORE-TEX® Active Shell jacket.  So get yourself into Ambleside and down to the Climbers Shop this weekend, grab yourself a test jacket and try it out on the fells for the day, simple as that.

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