Tag Archives: The North Face

Review of The North Face Downieville Colab Shorts and Wrencher Jersey

by Vince Hempsall, May 7, 2012


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


“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 […]