The North Face

The North Face

The North Face, named after the coldest, most formidable side of mountains in the northern hemisphere, started surprisingly not on the slopes, but on San Francisco's North Beach. It was 1966 when friends, Douglas Tompkins and Kenneth Klopp agreed to follow their passion for adventure and open a mountaineering retail store called The North Face. Popularity grew with a reputation for good gear and... Read More
The North Face, named after the coldest, most formidable side of mountains in the northern... Read More