Tag Archives: The North Face

Review of The North Face Downieville Colab Shorts and Wrencher Jersey

by Vince Hempsall, May 7, 2012

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In the past few years The North Face has been tiptoeing into the mountain bike clothing market to cater to the off-season whims of their pro ski athletes, such as Sage Cattabriga-Alosa. Then, at last year’s Interbike Show in Las Vegas, the company jumped in with both feet by announcing a partnership with Pro-Tec and […]

Review of The North Face Alpine Project Jacket

by Vince Hempsall, May 6, 2012

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“Breathe!” my belayer yells up at me. I’m climbing a 5.12 sport route that’s so overhung the rain can’t reach me…until I get to the top out. Despite his reminders, I’m holding my breath and straining over the roof on soaked rock. I may not be breathing, but my jacket certainly is. I’m wearing the […]