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A little bit more about The North Face

The North Face
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One of the most popular outdoors brands throughout the world is The North Face. The brand was born in 1996 in San Francisco by Douglas Tompkins and Kenneth “Hap” Klopp. The name came from the fact that the The North Face of mountains in the northern hemisphere are generally harder to climb.

Over the past 40 years the company has grown in size, product ranges and share of the market. It’s sister company JanSport combined with the The North Face cover nearly half the sales of small backpacks sold in the US.

Their range of products is huge from jackets, trousers, t-shirts, hats, walking boots, trail boots, baselayers, back packs, daysacks, tents sleeping bags the lists goes on and on. The North Face also have sponsorship deals with several athletes including Karina Hollekim, Simone Moro, Hervé Barmasse, Eneko & Iker Pou to name a few and sponsor events such a the The North Face Ski Challenge Speaker Series, Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (starts August ther 27th) and Summit Series Road Trip.

So if your looking to buy any outdoors gear in the next few weeks ensure you look out for The North Face, your guaranteed to get a quality product.

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