The North Face Polar Hooded Jacket
£280, added Aug/2012, see all The North Face news & reviews
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An insulated soft shell hybrid jacket for alpine expeditions.
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+Men's Polar Hooded Jacket, 71 kb
Men's Polar Hooded Jacket
© The North Face, Aug 2012
+Men's Polar Hooded Jacket - Back, 73 kb
Men's Polar Hooded Jacket - Back
© The North Face, Aug 2012


The Polar Hooded Jacket uses new Polartec Power Shield High Loft fabric, which uses a new lamination process combined with a super high loft grid back that adds 25% more warmth than any other Power Shield fabric, at 25% less weight.


This athlete inspired piece combines the durable wind blocking, water resistant qualities of a high loft soft shell, with a lightweight knit fleece sandwiched between an air permeable woven shell on the arms and hood.

+Women's Polar Hooded Jacket, 79 kb
Women's Polar Hooded Jacket
© The North Face, Aug 2012

For moist, windy, cold alpine conditions, externally it delivers wind/water resistance. Internally it provides warmth, comfort, moisture wicking properties in sweat zones to regulate body temperature with high levels of air permeability.

Technical Highlights

  • Blocks 98% of the wind to prevent wind chill, but allows enough air to circulate to keep you from overheating.
  • Highly breathable; relieves heat stress build-up during action sports.
  • Water repellent surface sheds rain and snow.
  • Extremely abrasion resistant face fro long lasting durability; fabric maintains its form and function regardless of abrasive contact.
  • Stretch for active comfort.
  • Super high loft grid back provides warmth without the weight and bulk of traditional insulating fabrics.
  • Hybrid construction maps key hot/cold zones and optimises fabric placement for function and comfort.

For more information visit The North Face
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