The North Face, Inc. is an American outdoor product company specializing in outerwear, fleece, coats, shirts, footwear, and equipment such as backpacks, tents, and sleeping bags. Its clothing and equipment lines are catered towards college students, climbers, mountaineers, skiers, snowboarders, hikers, and endurance athletes.
The company sponsors professional athletes from the worlds ofrunning, climbing, skiing and snowboarding.
Today, The North Face is a wholly owned subsidiary of the VF Corporation. Its headquarters is in Alameda, California, co-located with its corporate sibling, JanSport. In 2007, JanSport was the world's largest backpack maker; combined, the two manufactured nearly half of all small backpacks sold in the United States.
The North Face’s dedication to quality can also be seen in their gear and equipment. Their sleeping bags are constructed with a high fill of goose down for warmth and multiple lengths. The daypacks and expedition packs, such as the Recon and Jester, are rugged, durable, and can hold all of your gear. The tents are built to withstand extreme temperatures on Everest and Mt. Rainier. If you have a desire to test the limits, The North Face equipment will help you on your adventure
They’re quintessential cold-weather essentials. When the temperature delves, pull on The North Face® jackets for reliable warmth and classic winter style.