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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…

The Ultra Trail: Definition of a Lightweight Trail Running Shoe

It’s been a busy year for The North Face Ultra Trail. Released for the first time this spring as a flagship shoe in the Ultra Series, the Ultra Trail was named Best Debut by Runner’s World magazine in March and it was named Gear of The Year by Outside magazine in April. And the gear guides aren’t…

Outside Mag Names Ultra Trail Gear of the Year

Outside magazine has named The North Face Ultra Trail a Gear of the Year winner for Trail Running Shoes in the Run category as part of Outside’s Summer 2014 Buyer’s Guide. According to the review, which hits stands later this month, the Ultra Trail was a nearly unanimous choice amongst testers for its lightweight flexibility and protection. “[The…

Clothes the Loop

Great things are usually only achieved through ambitious goals. Yesterday we stood with the City of San Francisco and I:CO, a leading recycling provider, to support them as they embark on a journey towards creating the first zero waste city in America by 2020. We joined other companies, like Levis and H&M, who share similar…