GORE Labs2Woods Blogger Summit Day 2

We were up early, ate a quick breakfast and checked out of the hotel by 7am. We were then shuttled to the GORE facilities in Elkton, Maryland. This is the actual testing and production plant so we were not allowed to take photos. As this is where the process of how Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) is made into different laminates.

One of the key “take-a-way” from the GORE Labs2Woods Blogger Summit was learning about the science of ePTFE and the making of garments waterproof and breathable. This science applied to all forms of outerwear. That makes this information is very useful for any outdoor consumer, to assist in making correct garment purchases.

Get out your pocket protectors and prepare for Geekdom! [Read more…]

Win a Dream Hunt with Cameron Hanes

Winner will hunt with Cam Hanes in 2011 with 2 travel days (an 8 hour horse-back ride to and from Camp) and 5 days of hunting. Travel to and from the outfitter will be the responsibility of the winner. Hunt to be filmed for the Elk Foundation’s Elk Chronicles Television Show on the Outdoor Channel-RMEF Team Elk. [Read more…]

Danner, Elk Foundation Announce Partnership

MISSOULA, Mont.–Aligning the company’s passion for the outdoors and interest in preserving America’s hunting legacy, Danner Boots has entered a renewed partnership with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

The partnership will incorporate traditional sponsorship of fundraising events and promotions such as the RMEF Great Elk Tour, advertising in RMEF publications and broadcasts, and leveraging a mutual relationship with Cameron Hanes, host of the RMEF television program “Elk Chronicles” on Outdoor Channel. All of these allow Danner to help accelerate the RMEF mission to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife and their habitat. [Read more…]