The North Face

The North Face has always produced all-season apparel that defines standards, from their San Francisco origins 50 years ago to today. Extreme weather calls for pieces that can adapt and perform to the requirements of elite alpine and outdoor athletes. Today they're known globally for the wide variety of winter coats, camping equipment and tents, fashion retro fleece, robust travel bags and the iconic half-dome logo.


Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

Best Winter Jackets For Extreme Canadian Winters

Winter has landed—prepare for mountains of snow, temperatures dropping far below zero and freezing cold gusts of wind. That kind of extreme winter weather calls for the apparel to...

The North Face Blue Kazoo Sleeping Bag Reviewed

The Blue Kazoo by The North Face is a quality sleeping bag offering increased comfort and exceptional performance. Insulated with 650 treated down, the sleeping bag resists moisture and provides consistent performance even during prolonged use. During our test, we used this sleeping bag every night for three consecutive weeks in the Icelandic spring without ever losing performance. The rainy nights and the wet days when the sleeping bag cannot be ventilated have not diminished the comfort and insulation. Shop The North Face Sleeping Bags Our review of this product 9 / 10 The pros are: Perfect collar, sufficiently deep and

The North Face Women’s Apex Flex GTX Jacket Reviewed

The North Face has created the Apex Flex GTX jacket, a completely hydrophobic softshell jacket. Excellent for a rainy day adventure, protecting yourself against a windy mountain top or as a cool weather all round jacket. Shop The North Face Our review of this product 8/ 10 The pros are: Durable: With 3 layer GORE-TEX and the soft knit face & backer this jacket is burly and sure to stand up to whatever you throw at it. Fit: With “Active Fit” this jacket is spacious and allows for layering underneath. Price Point: The Apex Flex is one of the most

Starting 2017 with Gear Recognition Awards – The North Face

Each year in January, outdoor retailers gather together for a sneak peek at upcoming gear and the latest technologies at the Outdoor Retailer Show which takes place in Salt Lake City, Utah. The show generally takes place over three days and gives retailers a chance to mingle and check out new gear while also, allowing brands to introduce their latest and greatest products and technologies for the upcoming year. Altitude Sports was at the show this year and we got a little look into what to expect later this year for the 2017 winter season and it's safe to say,

Review of the Men’s The North Face Thermoball Jacket

Bottom Line: A very light, minimalist jacket that's perfect as a midlayer through the colder months and an outer layer through the warmer, drier months. Our review of this product 8.2 / 10 The pros are: Lightweight Stowable Warm in wet weather The cons are: No interior chest pocket Not as warm as down First Impressions and Observations: For a jacket that uses synthetic Primaloft insulation my first thought when I picked it up was "huh, this is really light!". It weighs a mere 350g's. My second thought was "Is this enough to keep me warm?". I tested it out