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Outside Mag Names Fuse Brigandine Gear of the Year

Outside magazine has named The North Face Fuse Brigandine Jacket a Gear of the Year winner as part of Outside’s Winter 2014-2015 Buyer’s Guide. According to the review, which hits newsstands today, the Fuse Brigandine lives up to its name, which is taken from medieval battle armor. Highlighting FuseForm construction, which utilizes advanced manufacturing techniques to weave two …

ThermoBall: TNF Athletes Never Leave Home Without It

ThermoBall: an ultralight, super-compressible synthetic insulation that retains loft and warmth even when wet. It’s a revolutionary technology, and it’s a favorite of The North Face athletes. But don’t just take our word for it. We asked our Outdoor team where they’ve worn their ThermoBall and why they love it. Versatility and lightweight warmth proved …

The Router Charged: Cedar Wright’s Mobile Studio

The North Face athlete Cedar Wright packs a lot into every day — whether he’s climbing, filming, or editing, he’s constantly on the go. And that means needing to have a range of tools at the ready. But hauling around a studio’s worth of gear can be tricky, so that’s why Cedar created a Mobile …

The North Face 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report

Since the launch of our first responsibility report in 2011, we at The North Face have been tracking, measuring, and working toward our sustainability goals. With much progress made, we’re excited to share the newest installment of our corporate responsibility reporting series online here. Read below for highlights showing our focus and commitment to: using …

The Ultra Smooth: A Featherweight Trainer for Pavement and Smooth Trails

Designed with CRADLE technology to encourage a natural, continuous stride over smooth terrain, The North Face Ultra Smooth — which made a Spring 2014 debut with the launch of The North Face Ultra Series — offers unrivaled performance on any terrain. The North Face athlete Ashley Arnold takes a closer look at the featherweight trainer to …