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Jul 21, 2014, 16:18 ET
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The North Face Explore Fund Awards $175,000 to non-profits voted on by Facebook Fans

After tallying more than 25,000 votes from Facebook fans, The North Face today announced the final winners of the 2014 Explore Fund grants of...

Jul 15, 2014, 06:00 ET
Train for More Than a Game with the new Mountain Athletics App From The North Face Available for iOS (PRNewsFoto/The North Face)

Train for More Than a Game with the new Mountain Athletics App From The North Face Available for iOS

 The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, today...

Jun 30, 2014, 14:58 ET
Rob Krar, 37 of Flagstaff, Ariz., wins the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Race with the second fastest time in course history. (PRNewsFoto/The North Face)

The North Face Athletes Earn Top Titles at Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run

 The North Face athletes Rob Krar, 37 of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Stephanie Howe, 30 of Bend, Ore., outpaced a field of the most elite...

Feb 24, 2014, 11:09 ET
The North Face Climber Daniel Woods Tests New Mountain Athletics Apparel from The North Face.  (PRNewsFoto/The North Face)

The North Face Launches Mountain Athletics Collection with Virtual and In-Region Training Programs

The North Face today officially launched a digital training platform in tandem with its new Mountain Athletics training apparel and footwear...

Oct 29, 2013, 07:00 ET
U.S. Freeskiing hopefuls John Teller, Maddie Bowman, Aaron Blunck, Devin Logan and Tom Wallisch, left to right, unveil the official 2014 U.S. Freeskiing Competition Uniforms, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in New York, which will be worn by the United States freeskiing athletes when the sport makes its historic debut in Sochi.  (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for The North Face).  (PRNewsFoto/The North Face)

The North Face Unveils Official U.S. Freeskiing Competition Uniforms For Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

The North Face, partner of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and original partner of U.S. Freeskiing, today unveiled the official 2014...

Jul 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

The North Face Introduces Mountain Athletics Training Apparel and Footwear for Spring 2014

 The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, today...

Jun 30, 2013, 21:00 ET
Timothy Olson, The North Face endurance runner, becomes a two-time Western States 100 Champion finishing in 15:17:27. Photo: Meghan Hicks courtesy of iRunFar.com.  (PRNewsFoto/The North Face)

Timothy Olson wins Western States 100 for the second year in a row

For the second year in a row, The North Face athlete Timothy Olson beat out some of the fastest ultrarunners in the world to earn first place at...

Jun 18, 2013, 15:54 ET

The North Face Explore Fund Invites Community to Choose a Worthy Cause

 The North Face today announced that it has awarded Explore Fund grants of $2,500 to 30 projects dedicated to getting more youth outside and...

May 20, 2013, 06:30 ET

The North Face Explore Your Parks Encourages Families to Enjoy Outdoor Activities

 Summer is just around the corner and it's the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors with help from The North Face Explore Your Parks...

Apr 01, 2013, 15:21 ET

The North Face Issues a call for Explore Fund Applicants

The North Face today announced the opening of the 2013 Explore Fund™ grant-giving program, which will provide $250,000 in grants to support...

Feb 06, 2013, 07:00 ET

The North Face Broadens Its Commitment To U.S. Freeskiing As The Sport Prepares To Make Its Olympic Debut At The Sochi 2014 Winter Games

The North Face, an original partner of U.S. Freeskiing, is taking the next step in its dedication to freeskiing with a broadened focus on both...

Aug 30, 2012, 17:36 ET
The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) is one of the world's most challenging ultra distance trail races, taking runners through drastic elevation gains and volatile weather conditions. Now entering its 10th year, the race kicks off in Chamonix, France on Friday, August 31, 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/The North Face)

The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc Celebrates its Tenth Year With the First Ever Live Race Webcast

For the tenth consecutive year, The North Face® Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® will kick off in Chamonix, France on August 31, 2012, and for...

Jun 22, 2012, 14:00 ET
The North Face Role Models Pledge. Pledge to get outside this summer and take someone with you.  (PRNewsFoto/The North Face)

The North Face® is calling all Role Models

The North Face today challenged people across the country to get outside, and take someone with them.  Launching today on The North Face...

Jan 19, 2012, 10:20 ET

The North Face Says to Foul Weather: "Bring it On"

 The North Face today unveiled its Fall 2012 collection of equipment, apparel and footwear at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake...

Feb 09, 2010, 08:30 ET
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PlanetExplore.com Launches in New York, Giving Residents an Online Resource for Local Outdoor Activities

The North Face today announced that PlanetExplore, a new online resource for outdoor recreational activities, is now available in the New York...

Nov 13, 2009, 09:00 ET

The North Face Celebrates the Holidays with Gear For a Year Sweepstakes and Winter Coat Drives

The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, today...

Oct 27, 2009, 16:33 ET

The North Face Snow Report 2.0 Offers Improved Snow Updates and Resort Information

The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, has...

Dec 13, 2000, 00:00 ET

New Designers at The North Face to Enhance Company's Technically Innovative Products

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face, a subsidiary of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), today announced the appointment of...

Aug 08, 2000, 01:00 ET

New Management Team at The North Face Reflects Company's Stabilization

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face (Nasdaq: TNFI), a subsidiary of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), today announced changes in...

Apr 07, 2000, 01:00 ET

VF to Acquire The North Face, Inc.

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), the world's largest apparel company, and The North Face, Inc. (Nasdaq:...