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Jesse Reeves
(JesseR.) - F

Locale: Reno, NV
Good article on Gore-Tex and the industry of waterproof breathable fabrics... on 03/07/2012 10:44:02 MST Print View

Just caught this article posted by Outside Magazine.

http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-gear/Insane-in-the-Membrane.html?page=1

Ozzy McKinney
(PorcupinePhobia) - F

Locale: PNW
Moriarty on 03/07/2012 12:50:32 MST Print View

This article confirms that Arcteryx is run by a criminal mastermind, none other than the long standing nemesis of Sherlock Holmes. That makes it more awesome, somehow.

Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: Good article on Gore-Tex and the industry of waterproof breathable fabrics... on 03/07/2012 14:19:54 MST Print View

> this article posted by Outside Magazine.
Very interesting, thanks.

Not 100% accurate: the claim that Lowe Alpine has shut up shop seems to be wrong as their web site is functioning and dated 2012. But Gore's business practices? Well-known in the trade.

Cheers

Tom Watkins
(watkins) - F - M
Re: Re: Good article on Gore-Tex and the industry of waterproof breathable fabrics... on 03/07/2012 15:00:47 MST Print View

Lowe Alpine is now owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies Ltd, the parent company of Rab

Samuel C. Farrington
(scfhome) - M

Locale: Chocorua NH, USA
WPBs on 03/09/2012 19:46:11 MST Print View

Very interesting article with all the industry scuttlebutt.
Thank you for posting it.
But it is not nearly as useful to me as Will's recent testing and articles on this site.