The North Face - The Global Outdoor Brand
If you’re looking for high performance outdoor clothing, the kind that does away with fashionable nonsense in favour of durability and new technology, look no further than The North Face. The world leaders of the outdoor equipment market have been developing ever more innovative and functional products for mountaineers, winter sports athletes, climbers and endurance athletes since 1966. No mountain is too high, no trek too long. With a staff of 2080 knowledgeable employees, the North Face supply their products to 70 different countries from their base in California.
Innovation, not Stagnation -Functional Clothing and Outdoor Equipment to Suit Your Every Whim
The North Face gear may be pricey, but it lasts a lifetime. And if it doesn’t? You can just send your product back to one of their outstanding service centres for immediate repair or replacement. Good service, quality and sustainability are important to The North Face. Their fleece jackets, windbreakers and winter jackets are equipped with all the most up to date technology available on the outdoor market. Even their kids’ streetwear and snowwear are equipped with the best features. Here are just a few of the astounding developments made by The North Face:
- TKA Fleece provides incredible insulation
- Flashdry™ fibre technology aids quick evaporation from the base layer and won’t wear out in the wash.
- TNF™ Apex is a long-lasting soft shell fabric with a DWR coating for extra protection and a comfier fitting jacket or pants. Perfect for winter sports and trekking.
The company also use a number of other proven outdoor technologies to ensure the highest levels of functionality:
- Gore-Tex® offers unrivalled comfort and the highest levels of water resistance
- Hyvent® is a waterproof, breathable coating
- Primaloft® is an insulating layer for extreme conditions
- Polartec® offers lightweight warmth and breathability
- Windstopper® protects from the wind while still being breathable
- Windwall® is The North Face’s wind resistant fleece.
Ingenious Products, Eco-Friendly Manufacture
If you’re thinking such a heavy focus on innovation must be somehow damaging to the environment, you are, fortunately, very wrong. The North Face are a socially and ecologically responsible company who make a point of using renewable resources in their manufacture. 50 % of the water resistant membrane of the Venture Jacket, for example, is made with a castor oil based material, heavily reducing the proportion of synthetics in the jacket. The Denali Fleece Jacket is made of 100 % recycled waste products. Their whole product range including backpacks, travel bags and trolleys and a large collection of shoes is robust and designed to last so there’s no need for unnecessary washing and you won’t have to throw out your jacket every year.
Fashion for Explorers
Nature is the most diverse playground and greatest treasure that we have. The North Face takes you on an adventure to the most incredible places on the planet. Whether you’re a climber, trekker, or alpine athlete, the brand has the right equipment for you. The North Face’s range of base layer shirts and pants will make sure you stay warm in your sleeping bag on icy cold nights and their touring rucksacks will ensure you have enough space to bring all the gear you need. If you’re hiking in avalanche prone terrain an avalanche airbag will give you an extra layer of protection. You’ll find an enormous selection of the North Face products at Blue Tomato, from snowboard jackets to winter boots and accessories.