The North Face Mountain Jacket Story

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Revolutionary Then. Iconic Now.

Relive the heritage.

Uncover the Present.

Born in 1985

From its first design, the Mountain Jacket changed the world of mountaineering. Originating in Berkeley California, it introduced new innovation and revolutionary materials to help explorers conquer the world’s highest peaks.

Even in the extremes of Everest, the spirit and commitment of the Mountain Jacket was tested and proven, giving it a renowned reputation that has continued to evolve over three decades.

Celebrated in 2015

This year, The Mountain Jacket is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a new collection that stands as testament to its history of exploration. Back with bold new colours and iconic designs, the enduring story continues.

Hear the story from one of the original designers.

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1985 Heritage Mountain Jacket – Shop Now

Staying true to the original Mountain jacket, this must-have design features a heritage-style label and a waxed canvas exterior.


1985 Rage Mountain Jacket – Shop Now

With a retro inspired design, this waterproof HyVent jacket features new colours and patterns for the urban explorer.


1985 Seasonal Mountain Jacket – Shop Now

Super lightweight and windproof, this packable jacket comes in eight unique colours that stand out in the crowd.

With the mountain jacket, they discovered more possibility…

No matter how far, every step was a journey…

They shared moments. They contemplated the world.

They were always looking for where it could take them next…

Where could it take you? Head over here to see the latest selection from The North Face, which is also available in selected size? stores.


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