Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to Layer: The Everyday Mid

For guys we recommend a shell pant and jacket. Shells are more versatile than insulated jackets because they can be used in a broad range of temperatures, including as a rain jacket in the summer. The Enzo jacket and pant … Continue reading

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How to Layer: For the Guys

Guys are notoriously warmer than women. With that in mind, we decided to do another series about how to layer specifically for the gentlemen. No matter who is asking, we always start with the same baselayer system. Wool regulates your … Continue reading

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How to Layer: Under 10 degrees

 Now that we’ve covered a normal day, what do you do on the frigid days? Our pick: the Crimptastic. Made specifically to layer, this 800 fill down jacket has Polartec Powerstretch fleece under the arms and at the elbows to … Continue reading

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How to Layer: The Real Warmth

So it’s close to 20 degrees outside and you have your wool baselayer and your midweight jacket. What do you wear in between? Our favorite? The Zephyrus pullover. With 40 grams of Primaloft (the warmest, softest, driest, and most compressible … Continue reading

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How to Layer: Starting from the Base

Starting with a good baselayer is a necessity. A bad baselayer means moisture is stuck against your skin, which is the last place you want it. Wet skin means cold body. For this reason, we recommend merino wool. Wool is … Continue reading

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How to Layer: The Basics

Layering has to be one of the most challenging parts of skiing. Seriously, what do you wear when it’s 20 degrees outside and snowing? There are so many factors to take into account: you’re moving downhill with wind in your … Continue reading

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How To Layer

The most frequent question we get in the store after, “Do you have that North Face jacket?” is how to layer correctly for our windy, cold winters. Coming from climates where the temperatures are in the 50s and 60s, 20 … Continue reading

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The Annual Christmas Party

The Christmas party is one of the few times we can all be together, especially in the winter, and we enjoy every moment of it. After eating the traditional prime rib and shrimp dinner, it was time for the white … Continue reading

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TNF Athlete Interview

The North Face athlete, Alex Honnold, was interviewed on 60 Minutes last night. He is a free-soloist, which means he climbs without any harness, rope, or partner. He has first ascents to his name at 25 years old and frequently free solos … Continue reading

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