Meet The 6 Layer Technology For High Mountains

Summit Series, the high mountain line The North Face, is designed for athletes who want to go further to meet demanding goals. To get further you have to use the best equipment on the market.

Yesterday, April 11, the brand introduced Summit Series in all its stores. This is the most modern High Mountain line on the market, which will open the fall-winter season.

This line allows you to be protected and focused on the target through its layered system, built to advance in cold mornings, warm afternoons and in the final push up to the summit.

One of the predominant characteristics of this line is the inclusion of 6 layers, which deliver different types of coverage for extreme temperatures. Beginning with a very light first layer, up to the sixth layer, the maximum thickness for the adverse weather that you can find at the top of the mountain.

In addition Summit Series delivers all types of accessories to make your expedition extreme. From a tent that can withstand a scratch of-51 ° C to a layered sleeping bag for 40 ° below zero.


L2 FLEECE MID-LAYER: This polar is perfect to use as an intermediate layer because it has the perfect balance between comfort and protection based on PETSINCLUDE. Their special tissue in the back and under the arms control the body temperature.

L4 THERMOBALL ™ MID-LAYER JACKET: Fight to reach the top in wet and cold conditions with the protection of our most warm ThermoBall ™ parka. It is specially designed for the climbing movements with elastic panels and a durable and lightweight mini tear cloth at the same time.

VERTO S6K GLACIER GTX: The best of its kind. This mountain boot, full crampon, Italian craftsmanship and European construction, with GORE-TEX® Duratherm® performance waterproof and breathable. It has PrimaLoft® insulation technology that delivers maximum performance and reliability across glacial paths.


L3 DOWN MID-LAYER: Parka ideal for high mountain and to use as an intermediate layer when the sun is hidden during your ascent. This ultralight pen parka is insulated with 800 goose feather, features FuseForm ™ technology that delivers more durability in key areas with minimal seams.

L6 DOWN JACKET: The latest in high-mountain parkas for extreme cold climates has 800 feather padding that comes from a responsible source and a special garment that delivers maximum protection and shelter. The ultra durable FuseForm ™ technology gives you the necessary resistance to the external fabric; While articulated patterns offer great freedom of movement for alpine work.

ERTO S4K GTX: The best of its kind. This mountain boot, crampon, Italian craftsmanship and European construction, with waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX® performance and CRADLETM technology to deliver maximum performance and reliability in mixed terrain.


Bastion 4: Expedition tent for 4 people, built to withstand the worst that Mother Nature has to offer. Cold tolerance up to-51 ° C.

DARK STAR-40F/-40C: Our warmest synthetic bag for expeditions in the most brutal conditions. Holds up to temperatures reaching 40 degrees below zero.

Photos The North Face Summit Series.


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