The North Face Summit SeriesThe North Face Summit Series

The North Face Summit Series

Mountaineering is evolving. So is Summit Series™. Discover the new range for alpinism and backcountry snowsport adventures.

It’s more than a jacket. Powering the impossible, The North Face Summit Series™ layering system is built to stand the tests of nature and time. Developed for the best, when the best are at their limit.​

Whether you’re ski touring up Ben Wyvis in the Northern Highlands of Scotland or attempting a new route like Conrad Anker on Ulvetanna (3,600ft), Antarctica, The North Face Summit Series is a complete clothing system built to help you conquer any route, conditions or altitude.


Summit Series™ is reimagined for the future with a layering system built to adapt to your adventures.

Athlete Tested. Expedition Proven.™ is more than a badge, it’s living proof. These performance technologies have scaled the world’s most challenging summits and are ready to achieve your highest calling.

Torre Egger Men's JacketTorre Egger Men's Jacket
Torre Egger Women's JacketTorre Egger Women's Jacket

The Summit Torre Egger FUTURELIGHT™ Jacket defies the challenges of high alpine climbing and is built for pushing your limits, even in the most extreme weather conditions.

The three-layer fabric is lighter under the arms, with underarm vents for breathability and comfort. Special zips help reduce bulk and increase flexibility, while the helmet-compatible hood is fully adjustable with a bonded brim that keeps the rain off your face without blocking your vision. Seamless shoulders reduce the chances of chafing and discomfort while carrying a pack.


Push boundaries with The North Face Summit Series™ snow collection (formerly known as Steep Series™), an Athlete Tested. Expedition Proven.™ layering system built to adapt to your adventures.

Men's Verbier JacketMen's Verbier Jacket
Women's Verbier JacketWomen's Verbier Jacket

The Summit Verbier FUTURELIGHT™ Jacket delivers freeride style with big mountain performance. The seam-sealed three-layer shell doesn't just harness breathable-waterproof FUTURELIGHT™, but mechanical to deliver the highest level of flexibility and mobility while you ride. The elbow panels are reinforced with abrasion-resistant Spectra® ripstop for increased durability, while the roomy hood is helmet-compatible for added safety and support. Summit Series™ layers all work together for optimum performance in terms of breathability, insulation, weather resistance and moisture management.

Summit Series Footwear

Summit Series™ footwear has been engineered to meet the needs of the modern mountaineer. Those who push faster, over more varied terrain and in changing conditions. Using technical materials, innovative details, adaptable designs and lightweight fabrics , the Summit Series™ footwear range has been designed for anyone who wants to ascend faster, lighter and further.

From the Torre Egger, the year-round technical climbing workhorse delivering unbeatable temperature adaptability from two swappable boot liners to the Cragstone Pro, a trail running/mountaineering hybrid approach shoe engineered for precision and responsivity on multi-functional adventures, Summit Series™ footwear is crafted for the new face of mountaineering.

Summit Series Breithorn BootsSummit Series Breithorn Boots
Summit Series Breithorn BootsSummit Series Breithorn Boots

Breithhorn Boot
A light, comfortable and durable alpine trekking boot fully featured for glacier crossing and rocky terrain.

Features include:

  • A supportive mid-cut construction provides protection and comfort for hiking
  • A semi-rigid footplate ensures semi-automatic crampon compatibility
  • A Vibram® sole is durable and grippy, even in cold, icy conditions

For more advice take a look at our buying guides

Waterproof Fabrics

Knowing the main features and benefits of each different waterproof fabric is just the first step in choosing the right garment for your intended activity.

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Insulated Clothing

We offer a huge range including everything from simple insulated vests to the warmest down jackets for polar expeditions and alpine mountaineering.

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Layering Systems

A basic layering system has three important functions: to wick sweat away from the skin; to trap body heat; and to protect you from the weather.

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