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The GORE-TEX Brands ‘Outerwear on Demand’ Garment Rental Program Expands to New evo Retail Locations

January 18, 2023

ELKTON, Md. (January 18, 2023) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has announced that their consumer garment rental program, Outerwear On Demand, will be expanding its collaboration with Seattle-based evo – the outdoor retailer and experiences brand – for the 2022/23 ski season.

Outerwear on Demand will now be available at evo retail locations in Salt Lake City, UT, and Snoqualmie Pass, WA, in addition to existing locations in Denver, CO, and Whistler, BC. The expanded collaboration with evo now enables consumers the ability to rent GORE-TEX Brand jackets and pants in some of the world’s most popular ski destinations, ensuring a great day on the mountain with versatile comfort across an array of activities and conditions.

The rental program is ideal for those new to the GORE-TEX Brand’s fabrics, travelers looking to take the hassle out of packing, and convenience over ship-to rental options. Occasional skiers and snowboarders not yet ready to invest in their own gear will also find Outerwear on Demand to be an exemplary way to experience renowned technology from the GORE-TEX Brand.

Not your average rental gear, the garments feature 2L and 3L Pro GORE-TEX Brand technology, body-mapped insulation, and a host of adjustment and user features, ensuring the highest level of comfort and protection on the mountain, in any condition. Consumers can reserve their rental online, try it on in-store to ensure a proper fit, and walk out with a garment setup that delivers maximum comfort, performance and style for a wide range of conditions.

“The GORE-TEX Brand’s Outerwear on Demand program is the best choice for user convenience and performance, making it easier than ever to enjoy winter activities in legendary GORE Technology without having to own or transport multiple garments,” says Chris Brennan, Product Specialist, Fabrics Division, W.L. Gore & Associates. “We are very excited about evo’s success with Outerwear on Demand and the decision to expand the program. We are fortunate to have a partner such as evo, who is committed to helping more skiers and snowboarders have the best possible experience in the outdoors.”

evo’s Salt Lake City, UT, and Snoqualmie, WA locations will now offer the full range of Outerwear On Demand products for those looking for reliability and top-notch technology from the GORE-TEX Brand.

“We’re thrilled to expand our retail locations for Outerwear on Demand availability, a product that’s not focused specifically on a brand, but rather the unmatched technology,” says Matt Hupperts, Service, Rental and Demo Manager, evo. “Showcasing the GORE-TEX Product technology that so many other brands use is beneficial from multiple touchpoints, and opens up meaningful conversations with consumers about other products and brands which rely on legendary GORE-TEX Product technology.”

Consumers will have multiple options to find their garment rental via the partner of their choice with online & in-store options and easy in-store pickup at any of the 12 convenient participating locations.

For additional details about the program, please visit www.gore-tex.com/experience/rentals

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About Gore

L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated to transforming industries and improving lives. Since 1958, Gore has solved complex technical challenges in demanding environments — from outer space to the world’s highest peaks to the inner workings of the human body. With more than 12.000 Associates and a strong, team-oriented culture, Gore generates annual revenues of $4.5 billion.

For more information, visit gore.com

GORE, GORE-TEX, GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY and designs are trademarks of W. L. Gore & Associates.

About evo

evo is an outdoor company whose purpose is to make life better by building community and igniting the adventurous spirit that lives within us all. evo is focused on providing unique experiences across its network of stores, evo.com, two All Together Skateparks, lodging and travel businesses, which are centered on sport, culture, the outdoors, and human connection.

evo uses its success in these areas to support non-profit organizations dedicated to getting underserved kids outdoors.

There are 11 stores in the U.S. and Canada. In January 2022, Rhythm Japan – the leading retail, rental, and experience company with seven stores located in Japan’s mountain resorts – became part of evo.

In partnership with a group of complementary businesses, evo opened a 100,000-square-foot campus in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2022. Campus Salt Lake includes an evo store, All Together Skatepark, Salt Lake Bouldering Project, Level 9 Sports, and evo’s first evo Hotel.

evo offers lodging at The Journeyman Lodge in Whistler and evo Hotel in Salt Lake; evo also runs an indoor skatepark, called All Together Skatepark, in Salt Lake and Seattle.

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