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The North Face

The North Face began in 1966, when two hiking enthusiasts opened a small mountaineering store in San Francisco. Two years later, the company started designing and manufacturing its own brand of technical mountaineering apparel and equipment. From the beginning they committed to serving all explorers – and to helping conserve our natural wild lands.

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Working to better the environment

The North Face is committed to increasing the use of recycled plastic (mainly from water and soda bottles) in its polyester fabric – which reduces dependence on fossil fuels and has less impact on air and water sources than virgin polyester.

Apex Flex GTX® 2.0 Jacket

Seek no shelter when the rain hits – with this updated, innovative jacket, you won’t need it.

Adjustable hood

Blocks wind and rain from top to bottom.

Dry AND comfortable

Combines soft-shell flexibility with Gore-Tex® protection.

Look ma, no liner

Stretch-knit backer fabric feels good, even in short sleeves.