Introducing the Women's L5 Summit Shell Jacket. Purpose-built for mountaineering and climbing expeditions, our most advanced FuseForm shell jacket delivers targeted durability on the mountain and features a highly breathable, waterproof DryVent 3L exterior. Designed as a waterproof breathable outer layer for extreme conditions, this fully-featured shell is waterproof, seam-sealed and is our most breathable DryVent 3L fabric to date.
Unibody construction with localized durability allows for less seam tape which delivers comfort, breathability and performance with less weight. Engineered fabric and articulated patterning designed specifically for alpine comfort and mobility. Nylon fabric with localized FuseForm construction for durability where needed most with minimal seams. Attached fully adjustable, helmet-compatible hood with hidden cord locks help keep the weather out.
ABOUT THE NORTH FACE
The North Face fundamental mission remains unchanged since day one; Build the best gear for outdoors, supporting the preservation of wild places and inspiring a global movement of outdoor exploration. The innovative outdoor manufacturer has been at the forefront of not just in the outdoor market, but also at the forefront of adventure, pushing the boundaries of what we know, never stop exploring.
Named after the coldest, most unforgiving face of a mountain, the brands’ humble beginnings ironically began at San Francisco’s North Beach. It was there in 1966 when two hiking enthusiasts, Dough Tompkins and his wife Susan Tompkins founded a small outdoors retail store, The North Face.