The North Face changed the future of the outerwear industry with the unveiling of FUTURELIGHT™ jackets, pants, and bibs in its Summit Series™, Steep Series™ and Flight Series™ collections. Developed using innovative nanospinning technology, FUTURELIGHT™ will offer first of its kind breathable, waterproof protection.
In this competition The North Face are giving you the chance to win a jacket from their FUTURELIGHT™ collection.
The concept for FUTURELIGHT™ was born in the mountains out of specific requests from The North Face global athlete team looking for increased performance and breathability in their waterproof gear. Determined to reset the expectation that waterproof product is uncomfortable, heavy and stuffy, The North Face commenced a multi-year journey to create a waterproof fabric that's not only soft, light, flexible and comfortable – but also durable and sustainably designed. After three years of research, product development and extensive lab and field testing, The North Face is proud to introduce the first apparel made from the brand's proprietary, FUTURELIGHT™ fabric.
Our Summit L5 LT FUTURELIGHT™ Jacket allows you to defy the mountain like never before. This fine-tuned, superlight FUTURELIGHT™ membrane creates better airflow while keeping water out so your gear breathes as hard as you do. That means no more delayering. No more overheating. One less distraction so you can focus and go.
Worn by Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison on their historic descent of the Lhotse Couloir, our SUMMIT L5 FUTURELIGHT™ Jacket defies expectations with the highest level of durable, breathable-waterproof protection. 3D ergonomic patterning delivers more flexibility and the confidence you need for grueling uptracks and descents.
A reliable parka that delivers superior warmth and protection for mountaineers. Featuring proprietary TNF Futurelight™ technology for groundbreaking breathability and waterproofness, and filled with synthetic Primaloft® Gold Active insulation, it'll keep you warm, even when wet. An ultralight overlay provides targeted waterproofing and a reinforced bottom panel retains warmth and protects you when you're belaying.
Wear the Future
The nanospinning process used to create FUTURELIGHT™ fabric has allowed the brand to add unmatched air permeability into the membrane of a fabric for the first time. The process creates nano-level holes, allowing for incredible porosity while maintaining total waterproofness, letting air move through the material and provide more venting than ever before.
Nanospinning also gives The North Face designers the ability to adjust weight, stretch, breathability, durability, construction (knit or woven), and texture during the manufacturing process to match both athletes' and consumers' end-use, activity or environment. Designers can customize the fabric for specific usage, for example, by increasing breathability in garments for aerobic pursuits or increasing protection for harsh, wet climates. The ability to adjust these factors in fabric construction and manufacturing is pushing the limits of innovation in apparel, equipment and accessories.
Athlete Tested, Expedition Proven
FUTURELIGHT has been tested extensively for more than 400 continuous days by 15 members of the brand's global athlete team, proven through use in the highest peaks and harshest environments, including the Himalayas' Lhotse and Everest, in temperatures ranging from -50 degrees F to 60 degrees F.
While testing FUTURELIGHT™ The North Face team alpinist, Jim Morrison climbed, and skied three 8000 Meter peaks 2018, including Everest, Cho Oyu and the world's first descent of Lhotse Couilor with his partner Hilaree Nelson.
For your chance to win a men's or women's jacket from the FUTURELIGHT™ collection (subject to availability) simply answer the question below.