The North Face Summit L3 Ventrix™ 2.0 Hoodie Product News

Athlete tested, expedition proven: The North Face's mantra when creating its Summit Series products has remained unwavered for the FW18 line – cementing it as the world's finest alpine range. From high-altitude expeditions to big-wall climbing and everything in between the Summit Series is purpose-built to help athletes succeed in the world's most punishing environments.

The North Face Team in Queen Maud Land  © Pablo Durana
The North Face Team in Queen Maud Land
© Pablo Durana

Continuing on with the innovative layered Mountain System range of products that offer kit-building solutions for mountain professionals in any range, condition, altitude or discipline, key items for this season include the L6 Belay Down Parka and the L3 Ventrix™ 2.0 Hoodie.

Summit L3 Ventrix™ 2.0 Hoodie

Your new alpine workhorse, this synthetic-insulated mid layer features our cutting-edge dynamic-venting insulation that activates with movement and has abrasion-resistant fabric in key zones for lightweight durability. It sets a new standard for comfort in a broad range of activity levels, balancing warmth and comfort.

Women's Summit L3 Ventrix™ 2.0 Hoodie  © The North Face
Women's Summit L3 Ventrix™ 2.0 Hoodie
© The North Face

  1. Slim fit
  2. Lightweight fabrics with high air permeability
  3. Fabric over shoulders, sleeves, front of body and back is more abrasion resistant
  4. Ultralight fabric in center back lining panel and chest pocket bags provides increased venting
  5. 60 g Ventrix™ insulation throughout the garment; perforated through the center back and under the arms for dynamic venting
  6. Back darting anchors insulation for maximum venting during movement
  7. Pre-tensioned, helmet-compatible hood with elastic binding and rear adjustment
  8. No shoulder seams for comfort with a pack
  9. Underarm gusset for maximum mobility
  10. Exposed, VISLON® center front zip
  11. Two concealed-zip chest pockets
  12. Exposed, reverse-coil hand pocket zips
  13. Stretch-knit cuffs with DWR finish
  14. Single-pull, side-hem cinch-cord

Men's Summit L3 Ventrix™ 2.0 Hoodie  © The North Face
Men's Summit L3 Ventrix™ 2.0 Hoodie
© The North Face

  • Sizes: XS (women's-only), S, M, L, XL
  • Average weight: 362g (women's) 430g (men's)
  • Fabric upper body and top of sleeves: 40D x 30D + 20D 92 g/m2 94% nylon, 6% elastane with durable water-repellent (DWR) finish
  • Fabrics lower body, hood and underside of sleeves: 20D x 20D 46 g/m2 100% nylon ripstop with DWR finish
  • Body lining: 20D x 30D + 20D 60 g/m2 92% nylon, 8% elastane
  • Center back and chest-pocket-bag lining: 20D x 20D 51 g/m2 85% nylon, 15% elastane woven mesh
  • Insulation: 60 g Ventrix™—100% polyester stretch synthetic insulation



For more information visit The North Face


No comments yet


Product News at UKC presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment posts that will be of interest to our readers. Please feel free to comment about the post and products on the associated thread.