The North Face Darkwind Shell

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A hybrid wind shell, the Darkwind Shell from The North Face puts stretch soft shell panels across your back for optimum breathability and freedom of movement when you're wearing a pack. Windblocking polyester makes up the front and arms and prevents convective heat loss throughout your core. Your hipbelt won't get in the way of the pack-compatible pockets.

- Mountain Gear

The North Face Men's Darkwind Jacket doesn't just have wind-resistant protection; it has wind-blocking 0-5 CFM-rated fabric in the body and lightweight 10-15 CFM TNF Apex Aerobic softshell in the back panel and underarms. This hybrid design means optimal breathability along with with windproof performance. The Darkwind is water-resistant for extra protection when you're hiking up mountainsides or running through forests in damp weather. A brushed collar lining provides chafe-free comfort, while a hem cinch-cord keeps out chilly drafts. The cinch-cord adjustment sits in the pockets for handy convenience.


The North Face Darkwind Shell jacket for men is two-faced, but we mean that in a good way. Wind-resistant front and highly breathable back work to ensure comfort when climbing with a pack. Tightly woven recycled polyester with a Durable Water Repellent finish blocks wind and sheds water. TNF(R) Apex Aerobic fabric on back promotes breathability in the areas a pack normally covers; additional DWR finish fends off rain when worn alone. 2 zippered front pockets are pack and harness compatible. The North Face Darkwind Shell jacket features a hidden cinch cord accessed via the pockets for a snug, personalized fit. Closeout.


On Sale. Free Shipping. The North Face Men's Darkwind Shell Jacket DECENT FEATURES of The North Face Men's Darkwind Shell Jacket Wind permeability rated at 0-5 CFM for body, and back fabric TNF Apex Aerobic wind permeability rated at 10-15 CFM Brushed collar lining Two secure-zip hand pockets Hem cinch-cord adjustment in pockets The SPECS of The North Face Men's Darkwind Shell Jacket Average Weight: 11 oz / 320 g Center Back Length: 27.5in. Body: 98 g/m2 (3.457 oz/yd2) 77% recycled polyester, 23% polyester with DWR Back: 90D 246 g/m2 (8.67 oz/yd2) 90% polyester 10% elastane TNF Apex Aerobic with DWR This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.

- Moosejaw

A hybrid construction creates a versatile soft shell that s highly wind resistant without sacrificing overall breathability. The front of this jacket provides excellent protection when exposed to the wind, while the back features TNF Apex Aerobic four-way stretch technology for improved ventilation and mobility while wearing a pack. A DWR (durable water repellent) finish sheds moisture during light rain showers while hiking the trails. Adjust the hem-cinch cord in the zippered pockets for a snug fit that keeps out the draft. Finished with a brushed collar lining for next-to-skin comfort.

- The North Face

The North Face Darkwind Shell

previously retailed for:
$47.97 - $80.00

The North Face Darkwind Shell is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen December 18, 2013 at Mountain Gear.

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