The world's most advanced waterproof-breathable outerwear technology. Like most revolutions, it started with an idea. The journey began with alpinist Andres Marin, who was on an expedition in full kit. While repeatedly adjusting his shells to changing weather he asked, WHAT IF THERE WAS GEAR THAT WAS ALIVE? What if one piece of gear kept him dry in the rain, warm in the cold, and breathed when he needed it to? 

Soft. Sustainable. Breathable. Waterproof.

The weather and landscape dictate our adventures in the mountains. Not our kit. Your gear needs to enhance not hinder the experience. 
Utilising nanospinning, The North Face created nano-sized fibres that could be laminated to almost any form of fabric. This innovation has allowed The North Face to add air permeability into the membrane of a fabric for the first time. The result is a revolutionary form of outerwear that is able to tackle any outdoor challenge, anywhere.

The North Face Athletes

After being caught in snowstorms, rainstorms, and torrential downpours, there was no seepage into the garments. Not only was the dry rate faster than any previous kit, but it dried out while I was moving, where I usually have to take off shells to dry.

Mike Arnold, Ski Mountaineer/Uiagm Mountain Guide

FUTURELIGHT has proved impenetrable in extremes, enduring with me through snow, ice, and wind at high altitude. All this, yet barely noticeable on my body - light as a feather.

Sofia Jin, Explorer

I skied 715 miles in FUTURELIGHT kit, from the coastline of Antarctica to the South Pole. Destroying kit is what I do on expeditions, but there isn’t any wear or tear on the kit, not one mark, and that blows me away.

Jenny Davis, Adventurer

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