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HOW IS GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® FABRIC DIFFERENT FROM GORE-TEX FABRIC?

The GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® garments are windproof and breathable. While water resistant, they are not waterproof. GORE-TEX garments are waterproof, breathable, and windproof. Both fabrics are extremely durable. How to recognize them: read more

No. Because our ultralight GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® membrane technology is built right into the fabric, it retains its windproofness over use — even after 100 wash and dry cycles. Other windproof products, such as some microfibers, can lose windpro

No. Because our ultralight GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® membrane technology is built right into the fabric, it retains its windproofness over use — even after 100 wash and dry cycles. Other windproof products, such as some microfibers, can lose windproofness after only one wash cycle. Make sure to always follow the specific care instructions and DON’T use softener or powder deterge... read more

There are four basic categories of WINDSTOPPER® fabrics: a) GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® Active Shells are the lightest, most packable garment offering total windproofness, maximum breathability and water resistance. GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® Ac

There are four basic categories of WINDSTOPPER® fabrics: a) GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® Active Shells are the lightest, most packable garment offering total windproofness, maximum breathability and water resistance. GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® Active Shells keep you comfortable for enhanced performance during highly aerobic activities. b) GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® Soft S... read more

WHY IS THE WINDCHILL FACTOR IMPORTANT WHEN I'M OUTDOORS?

When the wind blows through a garment that's not windproof, it destroys the warm layer of air next to your skin — your microclimate. You start to feel uncomfortable almost immediately. Just think about how many times you've retreated indoors when the windchill temperature was minus 10° F/-23° C, even though the thermostat read 40° F/4° C. It's that windchill effect: it makes everythin... read more

WHAT IS A GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® FABRIC?

WINDSTOPPER® fabrics utilize an ultralight inner membrane technology that combines total windproofness with maximum breathability. Engineered for a wide range activities and weather conditions, our fabrics are so comfortable and versatile, they often become favorite everyday outdoor garments as well. read more