New level of comfort

GORE-TEX® Products with GORE® C-KNIT™ Backer Technology

Garments made with the new 3-layer GORE- TEX® products with GORE® C-KNIT™ backer technology are durably waterproof, breathable and windproof. The lightweight construction delivers improved comfort for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, trekking, all mountain skiing/snowboarding and freeriding.

Benefits

  • Softer*

  • Up to 15% more breathable**

  • Up to 10% lighter weight**

  • Durably water- and windproof

Ideal for

  • Hiking
  • Trekking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Freeride

More Softness. Less Weight. Better Breathability.

Construction

The 3-layer GORE-TEX® fabric with GORE® C-KNIT™ backer technology optimizes comfort while providing durable, waterproof and windproof protection. The reliable and proven bi-component GORE-TEX® membrane system is bonded to an extremely thin, dense yet lightweight circular knit to form a patent-pending laminate. Weighing up to 10 percent less than previous 3-layer GORE-TEX® fabric, this new laminate improves breathability by as much as 15 percent in a less bulky, more robust three-layer construction. The smooth texture of the knit backing is soft to the touch, and makes the garment easier to slide on and off over other layers.

Outer fabric
GORE-TEX® membrane
GORE® C-KNIT™ backer technology

Brand Partners

GORE-TEX® products with GORE® C-KNIT™ Backer Technology are available from these brands.

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Every day versatility

GORE-TEX® products

Garments engineered with GORE-TEX® fabrics are durably waterproof and windproof, combined with optimised breathability—enduring products that maximize protection and comfort for the wearer.

Engineered for the extreme

GORE-TEX® Pro products

Garments engineered with GORE-TEX® Pro fabrics are built for maximized ruggedness and are ideal for extreme and extended use.

Fast pace, high intensity

GORE-TEX® Active products

Garments engineered with GORE-TEX® Active fabrics are built for extreme breathability and are ideal for highly aerobic, done-in-a-day activities.