Arc’teryx, Mammut, Mountain Equipment, Mountain Hardwear, Montbell, Norröna and Patagonia are among the apparel brands that have adopted three new Gore-Tex Pro technologies for their autumn/winter 2020/21 collections. Segmenting its offer of solutions for waterproof/breathable fabrics, W.L. Gore & Associates has developed a “most rugged technology,” a “stretch technology” and a “most breathable technology” under the Gore-Tex Pro label for different areas of the garment and different uses. The first type of fabric, best suited for skiing and other types of mountain sports, features a three-layer system for very rugged face textiles with a Micro Grid backer in a new solution-dyed version. The second technology offers durability combined with up to 20 percent warp stretch for more comfort in motion, especially in climbing. The “most breathable” technology, which is still “guaranteed to keep you dry,” minimizes the build-up of moisture on lighter and very rugged fabrics with a Micro Grid backer for situations of higher exertion. Gore is offering its Gore-Tex Pro fabrics in nine recycled and six solution-dyed face textiles, requiring less water than laminates with a jet-dyed backer and face