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Progress on the Path Toward More Responsible Chemistry

Since 2008, The North Face has been committed to responsible chemistry beginning with our partnership with bluesign technologies to ensure significant environmental savings that go above and beyond compliance, to identify environmentally preferable chemicals and to reduce overall chemical use in our supply chain. This involved active engagement and partnership with our fabric mills so that they …

Endurance Challenge Ontario Course Preview

The North Face Endurance Challenge Series expands to Canada offering an event in Ontario at Blue Mountain Resort, located 90 miles outside of Toronto. Featuring the most pronounced elevation gain trail race in all of Ontario, The North Face Endurance Challenge cruises along the Niagara Escarpment on the western shores of the Georgian Bay and …

Keep it Simple: A Straightforward Guide to Backpacking

Words by The North Face athlete Ingrid Backstrom. Minimalist backpacking can seem like a serious and daunting endeavor, only to be attempted by those who like to weigh out each ounce of food, shave down their toothbrushes, and suck on rocks in order to fend off thirst because they heard that’s what Native American hunters …

Skier Griffin Post Shares Advice on Transforming Your Passion Into Your Career

Words by The North Face athlete Griffin Post.  I’ve been doing this skiing stuff for a while now – like walking, I have no memory of not knowing how to ski – and I can confidently say that my ski career has far exceeded my wildest expectations. I can unabashedly say I’m the luckiest guy in …

The North Face Ultrarunner Rory Bosio’s Never Goes Running Without These

The North Face ultrarunner, Rory Bosio, shares her list of favorite TNF products. 1. Feather Lite Storm Blocker Jacket Remember Linus from the peanuts comics and how he was always dragging around his blanket? This jacket is the equivalent of my security blanket. I never go into the mountains without it.  If for some reason I forget …