The future of trail is here. Meet VECTIV™—our most innovative trail footwear technology. VECTIV™ turns energy into momentum to propel you forward.
At the heart of Athlete Tested. Expedition Proven. is the philosophy that athlete insights propel our products forward.
Over two years of world-class athletes testing VECTIV pushed our design teams to rethink the future of trail to develop our most innovative footwear technology.
Our proprietary VECTIV technology minimizes the impact of each stride, with no compromise on energy efficiency. The Flight VECTIV shoe has been proven by third-party research to reduce tibial stresses by over 10%.
3D VECTIV Plate
Positioned directly underfoot, our 3D VECTIV plate takes an advanced technology (normally found in road running footwear) and tunes it for the trail. Whether you’re a hiker or a runner, this composite layer gives you more energy, responsiveness and stability.
VECTIV Rocker Midsole
Designed to harness your energy and turn it into forward momentum, our VECTIV Rocker Midsole propels you along the trail. Its high-rebound composition and revolutionary soling architecture ensure that you’re getting the most out of every single stride.
SurfaceCTRL, our high-traction outsole, delivers surefooted confidence on any terrain. Simultaneously durable and grippy, this ingenious compound propels you past any obstacles in your path.
Disruption is in our DNA. For over 50 years, The North Face has pushed the boundaries of what’s possible. The next chapter, our innovative FUTURELIGHT™ fabric, is here to revolutionize the outdoors yet again.
GOOSE DOWN FILL
Using only the highest quality goose down in all of our products, The North Face tests each lot of down at three stages of production for loftiness, moisture resistance and ability to regain loft after compression.