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Women Uprising: Empowering Women in the Outdoors
16 April 2021
Women Uprising: Empowering Women in the Outdoors

With Climbfest taking place this week, we wanted to introduce you to the founder of Women Uprising and the powerhouse behind the festival, Jo Lee. Learn more about her experience in the climbing community and how she is challenging the status quo.

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Climbfest: Join Us In Canberra with Women Uprising & Mountain Strong
26 March 2021
Climbfest: Join Us In Canberra with Women Uprising & Mountain Strong

We are excited to support Women Uprising, alongside Mountain Strong gym, in an exciting line up of in-person climbing workshops, following the success of their Virtual Women’s Climbing Festival held online last year.

VECTIV | Power Further
VECTIV | Power Further

Meet VECTIV™ - our most innovative trail footwear technology.

Try Our Athletes' Favourite Hikes
Try Our Athletes' Favourite Hikes

We asked our team athletes to share the trails they keep going back to, time and time again.

It's time to Reset.
It's time to Reset.

Something has to change. Let's be the change we seek.

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The North Face presents: EAST WEST
The North Face presents: EAST WEST

Janina Kuzma sets out with Anna Smoothy and Ayako Kuroda, to cross New Zealand’s Southern Alps over the Main Divide from East to West, ending at the Fox Glacier on the West Coast.

GLOBAL CLIMBING DAY 2020
GLOBAL CLIMBING DAY 2020

In climbing, we view walls not as obstacles, but as opportunities. We believe that equal access to those opportunities makes our communities and our world stronger.

The North Face presents: Western Faces
The North Face presents: Western Faces

Take a journey into the Australian backcountry and get a glimpse of the big mountain terrain in our backyard.

The North Face Welcomes Michaela Davis-Meehan
2 DEC 2019
The North Face Welcomes Michaela Davis-Meehan

We are excited to welcome Australian snowboarder Michaela Davis-Meehan to our athlete team.

FUTURELIGHT
1 OCT 2019
FUTURELIGHT

DEFY THE PAST. WEAR THE FUTURE.

Global Climate Strike
19 Sept 2019
Global Climate Strike

On the 20th September we are joining millions of young people who are urging governments around the world to take meaningful action to address the climate crisis.

The River of the Trembling Spirit
30 MIN READ 23 July 2019
The River of the Trembling Spirit

Adventure Grant applicants Gareth Andrews and Richard Stephenson make an unsupported crossing of Iceland by ski, packraft and on foot.

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ANNOUNCING THE NORTH FACE ADVENTURE GRANT RECIPIENTS 2019
5 MIN READ 24 JANUARY 2019
ANNOUNCING THE NORTH FACE ADVENTURE GRANT RECIPIENTS 2019

Patagonia is known for its needle-sharp mountains and breathtaking landscapes. Using kayaks and skis, this year’s Adventure Grant winners plan to explore some of the region’s most remote areas while participating in climate research and bringing awareness to the need for global climate action.

CHANGING THE FACE OF EXPLORATION
4 April 2018
CHANGING THE FACE OF EXPLORATION

For more than 50 years, The North Face has empowered people to push their boundaries in the outdoors. Today, we are enabling the future of all exploration by celebrating creators, athletes, educators, innovators. Relentless and unexpected explorers—role models who move mountains.

OUR ICONS
5 MIN READ 26 MARCH 2019
OUR ICONS

Born to serve the needs of expeditions in the harshest regions of the world, our icons are products that have taken on lives of their own.

50 YEARS: VINTAGE PRODUCT & CONTINUED INNOVATION
6 MIN READ 1 NOVEMBER 2016
50 YEARS: VINTAGE PRODUCT & CONTINUED INNOVATION

In 1966, a driven young climber tired of scavenging for quality gear from mail order and army surplus, took a few thousand dollars and created a global cultural institution. Doug Tomkins had a simple mission: equip people with practical gear to fit their needs and reduce over-equipping. Since our Ruthsack revolutionized the backpack in 1969, our founder’s words and athlete feedback have kept us on the leading edge of outdoor apparel design. Check out the innovations that have been developed over the years.

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BASE CAMP DUFFEL: BORN IN 1986, EXPLORING EVER SINCE
8 MIN READ 28 JULY 2016
BASE CAMP DUFFEL: BORN IN 1986, EXPLORING EVER SINCE

It's not your average duffel bag. Made from a durable laminate material, the Base Camp Duffel is a bomber of a bag. Amply resilient to be roughed around in-flight, or to be transported up a mountain via a yak, this is one burly duffel bag.

DAY HIKES TO MULTI DAY MISSIONS
10 MIN READ 14 DECEMBER 2015
DAY HIKES TO MULTI DAY MISSIONS

Take the time this summer to pack adventure into your days. What better way to explore new terrain than with your own two feet, and everything you need on your back. Find your trail, pack your essentials and make an escape to find the wonder in your local parks and trails. We've got a list of trails to hit for day-hikes or multi-day missions so you'll never be short of ideas this summer. Hear from team explorer James Castrission about his packing essentials for a day or a mutli-day mission on the trails. Tie those laces on your hiking shoes, and find the peace and invigoration that comes with putting one foot in front of the other.

TOP 10 TRACKS: EXPLORE QUEENSTOWN BY FOOT WITH LUKE WELCH
10 MIN READ 5 FEBRUARY 2016
TOP 10 TRACKS: EXPLORE QUEENSTOWN BY FOOT WITH LUKE WELCH

Luke Welch's top ten places around Queenstown that can only be accessed with your own two feet - ranging from a simple afternoon stroll to a couple of multi-day adventures up in the remote hills.

9 DEGREES: THE CHANGING FACE OF CLIMBING GYMS
5 MIN READ 18 AUGUST 2015
9 DEGREES: THE CHANGING FACE OF CLIMBING GYMS

In a burgeoning industrial hub of Sydney, change is afoot. People are freeing themselves from ropes and belay duties, and revelling in the free-fall from four metre heights to the padded cushions circumferencing the room. They are taking delight in a light-flooded room, with quality caffeine, and a genial, social atmosphere. They are free, they are bouldering - and they are all at 9 degrees.