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Banchee 65

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Very comfortable carry with efficient load transfer to hip belt and an airy suspension, plus excellent load management and organization: as good as my old external frame pack in these areas while also being much lighter and having the control and balance of an internal frame pack. Model reviewed: 2016/2017 season Banchee 65 Men's Star rating: 4.5 - personally, I'd probably give it a full 5, but there's always room for improvement, right? And who am I to be saying something is 5 star when my basis… Full review

Venture 2

rated 5 of 5 stars This jacket is breathable, ventable and cut for a more relaxed fit making it the rain jacket for folks who hate rain gear. Waterproof ripstop fabric, huge pit zips and room for layers underneath without cramping your ability to move make this a great rain, snow and wind barrier while on the go. The North Face company may have traded in some of their old reputation for some coffee shop fashion popularity, but this jacket goes back to the days when their gear was mostly about function. Being primarily… Full review


rated 0.5 of 5 stars I concur with everyone on these poor reviews as well as the lack of response from TNF. Nothing to add, other than I have purchased my last The North Face product. Full review


rated 0.5 of 5 stars Rubber area suddenly cracks and crumbles. These were bought new about four years ago. Worn lightly to shovel snow and visit local stores, the tread shows little to no wear. While shoveling snow today, the rubber area covering the feet fell apart without any warning. By the time my husband came in, large chunks had fallen off.  Full review


rated 1 of 5 stars Cracked after minimal use. VERY EXPENSIVE ITEM. Sounds like class action lawsuit, Lemon Law??? Something should be done. I wonder how many people just chunk em in garbage. Sad. Overpriced plastic junk  Full review

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The North Face Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

One-Piece Jacket, Dial-a-Headlamp, Electrifying Gloves: OR Day 3
A jacket made from one sheet of North Face waterproof-breathable fabric, a Princeton Tec headlamp that switches modes with a dial, and new Outdoor Research gloves that include electric heat. Join us for Day 3 of Outdoor Retailer. Read more
January 25, 2014

Outdoor Apparel Highlights from Outdoor Retailer
Here are a few footwear and apparel highlights we spotted from Keen, Mountain Hardwear, Icebreaker, La Sportiva, Icebreaker, Sierra Designs, The North Face, and DownTek. Read more
August 5, 2012

Avalanche airbags explode into spotlight
The number of avalanche airbags available to backcountry skiers and riders has exploded in North America in the past few years. And you've likely noticed that the safety devices are also getting more media attention this winter, not just in the outdoor world. Read more
February 22, 2012

A Photo Tour of Winter Outdoor Retailer
The Outdoor Retailer trade show ended last month, but here's a final post on the show itself highlighting outdoor gear, outdoorsy people, and random sights. Stay tuned for backcountry gear news and information all year round on Trailspace. Read more
February 10, 2012

Outdoor Retailer's Softer Side: New Apparel Lines, Triple Crown Buffs, Footwear
We take a first look at some softgoods that caught our eye at Outdoor Retailer, including new apparel from La Sportiva, The North Face, and Outdoor Research, Trailblazer long trail Buffs, and footwear from Vasque, Timberland, and Columbia. Read more
January 22, 2012

Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview: On Snow
Here's our first OR product preview to whet your appetite. Since it's a winter show, we'll start with some backcountry snow gear. Stay tuned for full show coverage starting January 18. Read more
January 12, 2012


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