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  • Gore-Tex® Pro 3-layer construction delivers excellent waterproof, windproof and highly breathable protection to keep you dry and comfortable, even in harsh conditions
  • Embedded RECCO® reflector enhances radio signals from search-and-rescue RECCO detectors, helping speed up the search for a buried avalanche victim
  • One chest pocket features a water-resistant, insulated cell phone sleeve; other chest pocket has an elastic loop to keep a radio secure and easily accessible
  • Additional pockets: flap-covered zip handwarmer pockets, wrist pocket (with goggles cloth), internal goggles pocket and internal stash pocket
  • Center YKK Aquaguard Vislon zipper boasts a new tooth design that's integrated with a polyurethane-laminated tape for excellent weather resistance
  • Powder skirt helps seal out cold air and snow entry; clip-in tabs let you connect the powder skirt to compatible pants (sold separately) for an integrated, protective barrier
  • Pit-zip vents let you dump excess heat and provide cooling ventilation; double flap guards resist the elements for enhanced protection
  • Adjustable hood is compatible with your helmet and offers excellent peripheral vision
  • The North Face Free Thinker jacket has a drawcord hem and rip-and-stick cuffs to help retain warmth; cuffs have thumbholes to help keep cuffs in place


View all The North Face Men's Downhill Ski Jackets

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Best Use Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding
Windproof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Type Of Waterproofing Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer waterproof breathable laminate
Hood Yes
Thumbholes Yes
RECCO Detector Yes
Back Length Thigh-length
Gender Men's
Shell Lining Fabric Polyester tricot
Shell Fabric Ripstop nylon

Size chart

Sizing notes

TALL: Some shirts, pants and jackets are available in tall sizes, which generally means an inseam that is 3 inches longer and a rise that is 1 inch longer, a shirt or jacket body that is 2 inches longer and sleeves that are 2 inches longer than regular sizes.

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