Does Northface still make Steep Tech?

This winter, The North Face relaunched Steep Tech, a skiwear line designed by Schmidt that was first released in 1991, killed in 1998, revived in the 2000s, and has sporadically popped up since 2007.

Is Steep Tech water proof?

The Steep Tech range will deliver hooded jackets, hooded sweatshirts, sweatpants, and backpacks—all of which feature waterproof, abrasion-resistant nylon.

Are steep techs warm?

The Steep Tech is a shell so it will keep you protected from the elements, but it can be as warm or cool as you want it to be depending on the layers you put underneath.

Does Northface use Gore Tex?

The North Face® partners with GORE-TEX® to deliver the industry’s most innovative and highest performance waterproof, windproof and breathable weather protection. Tiny pores in the GORE-TEX® membrane allow perspiration to escape while preventing water from entering.

When did steep techs start?

First released in 1991, Steep Tech was one of our first athlete-designed collections.

How do I clean my North Face Steep Tech?

Wash in warm water with a mild powder detergent. Rinse several times to remove all the dirty, soapy water. An extra spin cycle will also remove excess water. Line dry, or tumble dry on very low, or no heat.

Is anything better than Goretex?

Good alternatives to GORE-TEX are also available, such as FUTURELIGHT™ from The North Face, Pertex Shield, and less expensive PU film fabrics like Patagonia’s H2No.

When did North Face Steep Tech come out?

First released in 1991, Steep Tech was one of our first athlete-designed collections.

Who makes North Face apparel?

VF Corporation
The North Face

Type Subsidiary
Key people Arne Arens, Global Brand President
Products Clothing Outdoor gear
Parent VF Corporation