The North Face archive

  • How tech helped Jez Bragg complete 53 day ultra-run across New Zealand
    Sports Fitness

    How tech helped Jez Bragg complete 53 day ultra-run across New Zealand

    By 26 April 2013

    For most people, a 10km run is an ample jaunt underfoot. Not so for Jez Bragg, the ultra-runner who this year completed the 3,054km Te Araroa trail from tip to toe of both New Zealand islands in a mere 53 days. We meet Bragg almost by chance at the back...

  • Agloves hands-on
    Gadgets

    Agloves hands-on

    By 2 February 2011

    Unless you’re reading this in sunnier climes, it’s cold outside. So cold that you’ve been forced to stop using your phone when you’re out and about for fear of your fingers falling off. If that sounds familiar, don’t panic, it’s a problem...

  • North Face Etip gloves hands-on
    Phones

    North Face Etip gloves hands-on

    By 2 February 2011

    It's cold, the snow is blowing in your face, and you’re waiting for your train to appear, even though it’s been telling you that it’s coming in 5 minutes, for the last 20. The problem is that while you’ve been waiting you’ve grown bored and...

  • North Face Etip gloves for iPod fingering
    Sports Fitness

    North Face Etip gloves for iPod fingering

    By 21 October 2008

    With summer firmly disposed of, you’ll probably wondering just how you’ll survive the winter without freezing your fingers off - after all, you’ll still need to fiddle with gadgets as you face the torrential rain and Siberian winds. The North Face...

  • Audio

    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - rydercup.com

    By 22 September 2006

    Today’s website of the day is rydercup.com the official site of the historic biennial golf match which tees off today. Many of us remember fondly that sunny afternoon at the Belfry in 1985 when Sam Torrance sank a testing putt to claim outright victory...

  • The North Face Off Chute Clog with Primaloft
    Audio

    The North Face Off Chute Clog with Primaloft

    By 14 September 2006

    The North Face uses high-tech synthetic insulation PrimaLoft in their Off Chute Clog. Available for both men and women, the good looking, all-weather insulated Clog provides excellent grip, warmth and comfort and is still stylish enough to wear with almost...

  • Sports Fitness

    The North Face puts PrimaLoft in new range of sleeping bags

    By 13 June 2006

    Three water repellent PrimaLoft filled bags are launched by The North Face this year. The three bags, named Pyxis, Orion and Scorpio, are ultra-lightweight and very compressible so easy for hauling around with you on the move. They are also great for...

  • Home Cinema

    The North Face heated hydration system

    By 24 April 2006

    The North Face, the world’s premier supplier of technical outdoor apparel, equipment, footwear and gear, introduces the new HTR heated hydration system. Simple and easy to use, the system is optimized to keep water from freezing for at least 20 hours...