15 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Hands on The North Face Gear

The North Face is one of the best and most recognizable active lifestyle brands out there.

The redesigned Nuptse Retro North Face Jacket is a favorite with thousands of women in the TNF product line since 1996.

But there is far more to their women’s range than just the The North Face Nuptse down jacket. In fact, we have a 15 Reasons Why You should Get Your Hands on the North Face Gear and equipment that you should check out this year.

Their clothing ranges are stylish, warm, and comfortable come rain or shine. You can wear them anywhere, in the town or city, or out and about on a 20-mile hike across the mountains. They also produce durable and functional camping equipment for those who love the great outdoors.

Technically they have got the balance between looking great and stylish down pat. Their most iconic jacket, the North Face Nuptse, is almost always on the point of selling out. Indeed, this jacket is beloved by backpackers, campers, celebrities and influencers alike, and there is even a Supreme version for those who like to be hyper-on-trend.

If you lead an active lifestyle and are a big fan of the North face brand, then read on to find what gear you need to buy this year. But if you need advice on how to choose the best down jacket or lightweight hiking jacket, our guides can also point you in the right direction.


1. The North Face 1996 Retro Nuptse Jacket

The North Face Nuptse Retro North Face Jacket is a favorite with thousands of women in the TNF product line since 1996. It offers a 700-fill-power goose down that will keep you endlessly warm in wintery weather.

What’s more is the jacket compresses down and tucked away into the right hand pocket, perfect for traveling when suitcase space is tight. The Nuptse North Face has a boxy silhouette and oversized baffles make this stylish down jacket with a retro look, perfect for your hiking pants, favorite jeans.

Certainly, you can wear this on camping trips, running daily errands, pair them with hiking boots, and even snow pants!

Additionally, it’s DWR coating prevents the light snow and rain from falling in. Basically, it will keep you dry in rainy weather.

What’s more, there are 2 exterior hand zip pockets, and 1 interior zip pocket means this is perfect to take traveling. Another feature we wanted to point out is the hood zips into the collar, making this your go-to jacket for trails and city streets.

If you want comfortable, a relaxed fit, and jacket to last you through several winters, the North Face Nuptse is the perfect winter coat. Indeed, the hardest part will be picking the color. These sell out quickly, so buy it now.

1996 Retro NuptseThe North Face 1996 Retro Nuptse Down Jacket Blue1996 Retro Nuptse RoseWhite 1996 Retro Nuptse

2.  Women’s Resolve 2 Jacket

The North Face Women's Resolve 2 Jacket, Twilight Mauve, XS

Features:

  • Versatile and lightweight wet-weather jacket
  • Price: $$87.91
  • Features: Waterproof, windproof, midweight, packable hood
  • Sizes Available: XS – 3XL

Lightweight and durable, if you love hiking, then this jacket is the perfect fit for you. Whether walking in the hills or over glaciers, the Resolve 2 will keep you safe and snug from the wind and rain.

The Resolve 2 jacket is available in a range of attractive colors, including Jade, Fuscia, and fiery Red. The pack-away hood is an ample size for keeping you snug when the weather takes a turn for the worse. The cuffs are fitted to keep your sleeves dry.

This jacket is a popular choice for women as both a windbreaker jacket and fleece. However, the sizing can run a little large, so best to size down if you are on the smaller side.

The North Face Women's Resolve 2 Jacket, TNF Black, Medium
$88.95
The North Face Women's Resolve 2 Jacket, Flame, S
$71.16
The North Face Women's Resolve 2 Jacket, Mineral Grey, M
Price not available
The North Face Women's Resolve 2 Jacket, Rose Tan, XS
$88.95

2.  Women’s The North Face Nuptse Belted Long Parka

  • Knee-length version of the classic, down jacket 
  • Price: check The North Face
  • Features: 7 Goose Fill Down Insulation, Secure Zip Pockets
  • Sizes Available: XS – XXL

Fans of North Face hiking gear will already know how both comfortable and warm the Nuptse brand jacket can be. The Nuptse jacket comes in three styles: short, retro, and another favorite here, the long parka.

The North Face Nuptse jackets are made with natural goose down, giving them incredible warmth even in the most bitingly cold temperatures. In addition, the 700 fill down is unbeatable at retaining warmth while remaining light and highly compressible, making it easy to pack away when needed.

If you buy a North Face Nuptse Long Parka jacket, then you can’t really beat this long parka style. Unquestionably, the adjustable belt will enhance your silhouette, making it perfect for taking out on the road or for frosty days in the city. 


3.  Women’s City Breeze Rain Trench

  • City ready, fashionable waterproof trench coat
  • Price: $
  • Features: Lightweight, packable hood, secure zippable internal pocket
  • Sizes Available: XS – XXL

Speaking of looks that look great whether you are in the hills or the city, this city breeze trench is perfect for everyday wear. Also, this jacket is fully waterproof to protect you from the rain. However, to the touch, it is doesn’t have the waxy feel of some waterproof jackets.

The City Breeze Trench trimmed style and beige color make this jacket fit seamlessly with other trenches you may see in the city. Certainly, the waist buckles and cuffs give a stylish look without giving up any of that quality North Face weather protection.

Like some other North Face jackets, the sizing can run a little large, and the sleeves may feel too long on some women. In addition, as there is labeling on the sleeve themselves, it can make them difficult to adjust yourself. However, if you size down, you can avoid this problem.


4.  Women’s Shelbe Raschel Hoodie

The North Face Women's Shelbe Raschel Hoodie, TNF Black, X-Small

Features:

  • Snug, silken comfort hoodie
  • Price: $
  • Features: Warm, windproof, hooded, secure-zip pockets
  • Sizes Available: XS – XXXL

Wind and rain resistant, this soft shell jacket can keep you warm and dry all year round without sacrificing the snug comfort of a hoodie.

The silken fleece feels luxurious against the skin, making it hard to want to take it off. Zip-up pockets will keep your smaller items safe and dry as you travel.

The choice of colors available is a little less colorful than rain jackets in The North Face ranges. However, dramatic plum will make you stand out from the pack.

Unlike other jackets, these fleeces tend to run small, so if you want baggy comfort or to wear baggy jumpers underneath, you will need to size up.

The North Face Women's Shelbe Raschel Hoodie, TNF Black, XS
$148.95
The North Face Women's Shelbe Raschel Hoodie, Asphalt Grey, X-Small
$190.70
The North Face Women's Shelbe Raschel Hoodie, Root Brown, S
Price not available
The North Face Women's Shelbe Raschel Hoodie, Twilight Mauve Heather, XS
Price not available
The North Face Women's Shelbe Raschel Hoodie, TNF Medium Grey Heather, XS
$148.95
The North Face Women's Shelbe Raschel Hoodie, Shaded Spruce Heather, XS
$148.95
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5.  Women’s Denali 2 Hoodie Jacket

The North Face Denali 2 Jacket - Women's TNF Black/TNF White Logo Small

Features:

  • Versatile and adaptable weatherproof hoodie
  • Price: Price not available
  • Features: Very warm, windproof, zip-attach into other jackets
  • Sizes Available: XS – XXXL

You know that when you buy North Face gear, it is going to be durable and weatherproof. None more so than the Denali 2 Jacket, which offers you both wind and rain protection and the ability to zip this jacket into larger, even more, protective clothing.

On its own, in either the gorgeous faded rose color or standard black, this jacket cuts a smart and stylish silhouette. This North Face fleece jacket will also keep you warm and snug for the morning hikes when camping.

Its ideal for those colder days when you don’t need a coat, but a regular hoodie is the perfect. Size up if you like to layer sweaters or baselayers underneath, otherwise this fleece hoodie is true to size.


6.  Women’s Thermoball™ Traction Mule V

The North Face Women's Thermoball Traction Mule V, TNF Black/TNF Black, 8

Features:

  • Cushioned, waterproof slipper mule
  • Price: $54.95
  • Features: Water-resistant, grip sole, synthetic fill
  • Sizes Available: 36 – 42

Indoor, outdoors, camping, or at home, these Thermoball Traction Mule slippers are perfectly designed to keep your feet warm and dry in all conditions. If you are one of those people who just can’t seem to get their feet warm, then these are ideal for you.

They are waterproofed for when you need to head out to the mailbox or perhaps when you just want some comfy feet apres-ski. If you live in a snowy area, then you don’t need to worry about stepping out of the house and return with soggy slippers.

The grip sole will prevent you from slipping on treacherous surfaces. In fact, the shoe is also cushioned to provide extra protection if you want to walk longer distances, perfectly possible in these mules.

Be prepared to size up if you have high arches, as the top cover can get a little too snug on some feet. Like most North Face equipment, all materials are fully recyclable, so less waste in the landfill. 

For that reason, it makes sense to buy these multi-use mules for home and camping trips to keep your toes warm and cozy until they’re ready to be recycled.

The North Face Women's ThermoBall Traction Mule V, Faded Rose/TNF Black, 6
Price not available
The North Face Women's ThermoBall Traction Mule V, Shaded Spruce/TNF Black, 6
$54.95
The North Face Women's Thermoball Traction Mule V, Vanadis Grey/Vintage White, 6
$54.95
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7.  Women’s Thermoball™ Traction Booties

The North Face Women's Athletic Sandals Sports, High Rise Grey/Zinc Grey, 9.5

Features:

  • Cushioned, waterproof urban boot
  • Price: Price not available
  • Features: Water-resistant, grip sole, synthetic fill, quick-drying
  • Sizes Available: 36 – 42

When you get back to base camp after a long day of trekking, these thermal booties are the perfect treat for your sore, tired feet. These North Face Thermoball booties are comfortable, durable, and above all, very warm. The synthetic fill reduces heat loss and keeps your feet extremely comfortable even in the harshest temperatures.

The tough non-slip grip sole makes them perfect for walking about in less challenging conditions, but their ideal use is to have some comfortable footwear to slip into when you finish your hike.

The top layer is fully water-resistant so that you can tread through snow and ice without too much worry. If they do get wet, then the material is quick-drying, and you can dry the Thermoball booties out in no time.

They are also easy to slip on and off quickly, so they are perfect for heading to the shower block at your campsite. 

See Thermoball Booties on Northface

The North Face Women's ThermoBall Traction Bootie, Phantom Grey Heather Print/TNF Black, 6
$64.95
The North Face Women's ThermoBall Traction Bootie, TNF Black/TNF White, 5
$64.95
The North Face Women's Athletic Sandals Sports, High Rise Grey/Zinc Grey, 9.5
$64.95

8.  Women’s ThermoBall™ Lace Up

The North Face Women's Thermoball Lace Up, TNF Black/Whisper White, 6

Features:

  • Warm, fur-lined pull-on boots with secure laces
  • Price: $120.00
  • Features: Durable, non-slip, laces and fur lining
  • Sizes Available: 5 – 11

When you need thermal protection on the hike without losing comfort, the ThermoBall™ Lace Up is the boot to choose. The water-resistant outer lining will protect your feet from ice and snow while inside.

What’s more, the soft fleece lining keeps your feet super cozy. In like fashion, the boot also features a collar bungee at the neck so that you can tighten up and keep your shoes snow-free.

The rubber outsole is designed to be non-slip for those treacherous surfaces and comprises 5% durable recycled rubber. The soles are also cushioned for extra comfort on longer hikes. In addition, all of the boot is rip-resistant and insulated so that you can feel safe and secure even on rougher ground.

The boots come in a range of stylish colors, including burnt ochre red and shaded spruce green. They are fully pull-on, which can be tricky to get in and out of sometimes. But once on, you can tighten to your desired fit with the laces.

If you like to wear thick socks with your boots, you may want to size up due to the thick fleecy interior. However, while using standard walking socks, they should be a good fit for most wearers.

The North Face Women's ThermoBall Lace Up, Burnt Ochre/TNF Black, 6
$118.95
The North Face Women's Thermoball Lace Up, New Taupe Green/Whisper White, 6
$113.92
The North Face Women's ThermoBall Lace Up, Shaded Spruce/Vintage White, 6
$118.95
The North Face Women's Thermoball Lace Up, Vanadis Grey/Tin Grey, 5
$118.95
The North Face Women's Thermoball Lace Up, Vintage White/Vintage White, 5
$118.95
The North Face Women's Thermoball Lace Up, Pink Clay/Morning Pink, 5
Price not available
The North Face Women's Thermoball Lace Up, Summit Gold/TNF Black, 5
$197.06
The North Face Women's Thermoball Tall, TNF Black/TNF White, 7
Price not available

9.  Women’s Ultra Fastpack IV Mid FUTURELIGHT™

Features:

The North Face Fastpack Futurelight
  • Lightweight and agile hiking boot
  • Price: $$
  • Features: Waterproof, ankle support, TNF™ FastFoam™ midsole
  • Sizes Available: 5 – 11

When searching for a lightweight hiking shoe with great maneuverability, it is great to find a boot that fits comfortably right out of the box. Like all great North Face hiking gear, these Futurelight boots fit all of these criteria. This boot is light enough to almost be considered a running shoe yet has such durability it makes it perfect for hikes in terrain that is not too challenging.

These boots are designed for those looking for more agility over heavy-duty durability. They support your ankles, making you more agile and safe when hopping between rocks and over streams. In addition, the waterproofing means you don’t have to worry too much if you misstep into the water.

The best part was the comfort that was present from day one. They didn’t need a lot of breaking in and felt extremely light on foot. They make a perfect companion with the Thermoball slippers above as both shoes are lightweight,  easy to carry, and wise combo for walking and at camp.


10. Women’s Paramount Mid-Rise Pants

The North Face Women's Paramount Active Mid Rise Pant, TNF Black, 12 Regular

Features:

  • Casual hiking pants that work great in urban settings
  • Price: $68.95
  • Features: Waterproof, roll-up legs, extremely lightweight
  • Sizes Available: 00 – 16 / Short – Long

These pants offer a stylish straight-leg fit to give you comfort and look great while doing it. The North Face Paramount Mid-rise Pants work well on the backcountry or in the city, and if you are an active woman on the go, they may be the perfect pants for you.

Waterproof protection keeps you dry whether you are hopping over streams or dodging rain clouds in the city. These pants also offer UPF 50+ sun protection to keep you safe whatever the weather may hold.

There are many pockets, and they are deep enough to hold all the small items you need to carry when out and about. The belt is built-in and easy to fasten to give you a great comfort fit.

The best feature is how lightweight they are, making them perfect for almost any outdoor activity. Also, they take up very little weight in your luggage when you are traveling. Great for slipping in your hand luggage if you need to make a change en route.

Most people claim they are true to size, but you may find that you need to size down to get the perfect leg length if you are smaller. Otherwise, these are the most versatile and comfortable active pants you will find out there.

The North Face Women's Paramount Active Mid Rise Pant, Twill Beige, 4 Regular
Price not available
The North Face Women's Paramount Mid-Rise Pant, Asphalt Grey, 4-SHT
$68.95
The North Face Women's Paramount Mid-Rise Pant, Agave Green, 6-REG
Price not available
The North Face Women's Paramount Active Mid Rise Pant, Marron Purple, 10 Regular
$69.95
The North Face Women's Paramount Active Mid Rise Pant, New Taupe Green, 10 Regular
$92.40
The North Face Women's Paramount Active Mid Rise Pant, Urban Navy, 2 Regular
Price not available

11. Women’s Waist Pack Short

North Face waist pack Shorts
  • Tight-fit hiking shorts
  • Price: $
  • Features: Reflective, quick-drying – wicking, zip pocket
  • Sizes Available: XS – XXL

These flash-dry fitted shorts are ideal for taking on hikes in high humidity or wearing for watersport activities like kayaking or canoeing. The Waist Pack Shorts dry so quickly you will barely notice that they were ever wet.

They are a tight fit that will show off every lump and bump, so these best suit those women who don’t mind when people can see their shape. They also include a small fitted waist pack that can be clipped at the waist or worn slung over the shoulder. It is very small and ideal for holding items not much bigger than a set of keys, energy bar, or a slender flashlight.

The quick-dry technology also actively absorbs sweat, so you do not need to worry about ugly patches appearing when you are working out hard. In addition, the shorts are available in a mineral grey color or a more flattering matte black.


12. Women’s Recon Backpack

The North Face Women's Recon, TNF Black Heather/Burnt Coral Metallic, One Size

Features:

  • Iconic multi-purpose backpack
  • Price: $98.95
  • Features: Padded tablet sleeve, cushioned bottom, sternum strap
  • Sizes Available: One Size

This classic North Face Recon backpack has been updated to make it even lighter, more organized, and more comfortable to carry. What’s more, you can carry up to 30L of equipment in this pack with enough pockets and space to fit almost anything you need.

Since it has a padded sleeve and bottom compression, these details make it safe to carry a laptop without worrying about if it will get damaged. This backpack is ideal for school, work, or light hikes.

The back straps are both comfortable and adjustable, and there is a removable waist buckle to get a custom fit. An additional handle at the top makes it easy to move about or carry at your side when you need extra maneuverability. This reflective design detail stands out to keep you safer at night.

This durable backpack is a favorite for college and school kids alike. Most users report that it can last heavy use for five years and still look and feel good. If you are looking for a versatile pack that you can carry to school or up a mountain, then this is the backpack for you.

The North Face Women's Recon Backpack, TNF White Heather/Mid Grey, One Size
Price not available
The North Face Women's Recon Backpack, Evergreen/Asphalt Grey, One Size
$149.95
The North Face Women's Recon, Tin Grey Dark Heather/TNF Black/Minimal Grey, OS
$98.95
The North Face Women's Recon, Minimal Grey Dark Heather/Graphite Purple, One Size
$98.95
The North Face Women's Recon Backpack, Fiery Red/Asphalt Grey, One Size
Price not available
The North Face Women's Recon, Rose Tan/Asphalt Grey, OS
$98.95
The North Face Women's Recon, Regal Red/Asphalt Grey, OS
$98.95
The North Face Women's Recon, TNF Black/TNF Black, OS
$98.95

Check out more than 20+ color options here…


13. Women’s Banchee 65 Backpack

The North Face Banchee 65, Moroccan Blue/Meridianblue, L/XL

Features:

  • Iconic multi-purpose backpack
  • Price: $187.46
  • Features: Padded tablet sleeve, cushioned bottom, sternum strap
  • Sizes Available: One Size

When you look for a technical pack to take on longer adventures, you need to look for a good mix of comfort, durability, and lightweight material. The Banchee 65 backpack is one of the most comfortable and lightweight packs in the technical range, with enough versatility and design to allow you to pack and carry your belongings with ease.

It features the Dyno Lite System™, which automatically self equalized your load on the fly, making it one of the more stable backpacks to carry. As a result of the load distribution, the weight gives your legs a much-needed rest and helps share the weight with your back.

There are lots and lots of pockets ideal for carrying tools and water bottles that you may need quick access to on the trip. There is also a ‘beaver tail’ pocket that allows you to store items for quick access or hold clothes that may need to dry while you are on the move.

The pack also includes a hydration pouch to keep you watered on the move and lots of high visibility webbing for when it starts to get dark and you haven’t reached camp yet.

The North Face Women's Banchee 65, Tin Grey/Agave Green, M/LThe North Face Women's Banchee 65, Tin Grey/Agave Green, M/L The North Face Women's Banchee 65, Tin Grey/Agave Green, M/L
The North Face Women's Banchee 65, Tin Grey/Agave Green, M/L The North Face Women's Banchee 65, Tin Grey/Agave Green, M/L The North Face Women's Banchee 65, Tin Grey/Agave Green, M/L

The pack isn’t really designed to carry super heavy loads but does enable you to bring lots of different items. The suspension system makes it easy to do so, and the lightweight of the backpack frame adds nothing to the pack’s overall weight, which is excellent.

A well-designed pack for those looking for some long-distance travel with the world on their back.

The North Face Banchee 65, Asphalt Grey/TNF Black, S/M
$216.69
The North Face Women's Banchee 65 Pack (MD/LG, Mid Grey/Amparo Blue)
$159.99
The North Face Women's Banchee 65, Tin Grey/Agave Green, M/L
$249.95

14. The One Sleeping Bag

The North Face One Bag, Hyper Blue/Radiant Yellow, LNG

Features:

  • Extremely versatile, multipurpose sleeping bag
  • Price: $299.95
  • Features: Three configurations of use, 5F – 40F temperature coverage
  • Sizes Available: Regular / Long
  • Weight: 1.0 lb

This sleeping bag fits all needs, from campers just starting to those veterans looking for their next big challenge! The One Sleeping bag is warm and comfortable and will help you get the best sleep you can when out in the wilds.

The bag is made with 800 fill goose-down to keep you warm at temperatures down to 5F in combination. Additionally, it comes in two parts; an outer blue layer and an inner yellow layer. Combining the two will give you maximum temperature protection on the coldest nights.

Whereas you can strip off the top layers for the warmer evenings and just use the yellow bag when temps are over 40F. This layer can also convert into a shawl to wear in the morning or sitting out in the chillier evenings.

It is perfect for most conditions for keeping you warm and dry.

The North Face One Bag, Hyper Blue/Radiant Yellow, LNG The North Face One Bag, Hyper Blue/Radiant Yellow, LNG The North Face One Bag, Hyper Blue/Radiant Yellow, LNG
The North Face One Bag, Hyper Blue/Radiant Yellow, LNG The North Face One Bag, Hyper Blue/Radiant Yellow, LNG The North Face One Bag, Hyper Blue/Radiant Yellow, LNG

You can use the bottom-most layer as a pillow for extra comfort when it is not being used. The mummy design will keep you snug and keep you cocooned from the weather outside.

The materials are all lightweight and easy to pack away in your rucksack when you are on the move. This rucksack really is the one for people looking for an easy sleeping bag to take on any adventure.


15. Homestead Super Dome 4 Tent

The North Face Homestead Super Dome 4, Sweet Lavender Cloud Camo Print/New Taupe Green, OS

Features:

  • Domed four-person tent with multiple entrances
  • Price: $349.95
  • Features: Front vestibule, internal pockets, drying line, double walls
  • Sizes Available: One Sizes

Our final product is the core requirement of any significant camping trek, the all-in-one tent. Of course, it doesn’t look like your average tent, but that just makes it all the more appealing.

This tent can hold up to both four people cozily and two people comfortably. For one thing, the Homestead Super Dome is a true dome tent style. Without a doubt, it makes it extra roomy inside.

In addition, there are three entranceways, one at the front and two side exits, to avoid having to clamber over others when you need the toilet in the middle of the night.

The rainfly can come off to give you great views of the night sky on warmer nights. Also, it will provide a small vestibule outside for you to change out of muddy clothes in privacy and store them from the elements.

It is a great family tent with lots of versatility and room for everyone. A drying rack inside is sturdy enough to hold a small speaker for nighttime entertainment.

It is easy to set up, with most people taking around 15 minutes to put up the 3-pole design. However, it is pretty bulky to carry, so it is ideal for car-camping than trekking. Either way, it makes for a roomy home base that will keep everybody dry when in the wilds.

Besides, this tent is pretty and will stand out in a sea of tents, whether camping with a group of friends or hanging out at a festival.

The North Face Homestead Super Dome 4, Sweet Lavender Cloud Camo Print/New Taupe Green, OS The North Face Homestead Super Dome 4, Sweet Lavender Cloud Camo Print/New Taupe Green, OS The North Face Homestead Super Dome 4, Sweet Lavender Cloud Camo Print/New Taupe Green, OS
The North Face Homestead Super Dome 4, Sweet Lavender Cloud Camo Print/New Taupe Green, OS The North Face Homestead Super Dome 4, Light Exuberance Brown Orange/Timber Tan/New Taupe Green, OS The North Face Homestead Super Dome 4, Light Exuberance Brown Orange/Timber Tan/New Taupe Green, OS

Buy North Face Gear For Your Best Outdoor Adventures

There’s no doubt that the North Face is difficult to beat when it comes to quality outdoor, all-weather gear. From the North Face Nuptse, The One sleeping bag, or their newest arrivals, there is something for everyone and every situation.

What we love is that you don’t even have to be in the countryside to look good and feel warm. Undoubtedly, you can buy North face gear and feel just as at home in the city without sacrificing style or comfort. Talk about getting great value for your money!

These are our favorites from the North Face women’s hiking gear range, but what about yours? Do you own anything we have mentioned, or do you have an even better suggestion? Why not leave a comment below? What is your favorite The North Face apparel or gear?

Leave us a comment and let us know what would be in your guide about North Face equipment for women.

Last update on 2021-10-27 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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