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Our most advanced breathable-waterproof outerwear technology.Our most advanced breathable-waterproof outerwear technology.

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Seam sealed for maximum protection, performance and comfort.Seam sealed for maximum protection, performance and comfort.

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Engineered to reduce the effects of wind chill and retain comfortEngineered to reduce the effects of wind chill and retain comfort

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Designed to deliver a durable layer of defence against moisture.Designed to deliver a durable layer of defence against moisture.

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Delivering the best warmth-to-weight ratio in nature. Delivering the best warmth-to-weight ratio in nature.

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Advanced thermal performance in extreme conditions.Advanced thermal performance in extreme conditions.

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Our natural and synthetic temperature-regulating insulation technology.Our natural and synthetic temperature-regulating insulation technology.

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Synthetic insulation for durable, lightweight and compressible warmth.Synthetic insulation for durable, lightweight and compressible warmth.

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Revolutionary lightweight heat-trapping technology.Revolutionary lightweight heat-trapping technology.

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Lightweight, wicking and cooling fabric technologyLightweight, wicking and cooling fabric technology

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Our groundbreaking insulation and ventilation technology.Our groundbreaking insulation and ventilation technology.

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Your first level of protection against the coldYour first level of protection against the cold

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Quick drying performanceQuick drying performance

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Innovation at any pace. Optimised stability. Enhanced cushioning. VECTIV™ technology. For speed and comfort on every trail.Innovation at any pace. Optimised stability. Enhanced cushioning. VECTIV™ technology. For speed and comfort on every trail.

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Footwear Performance technologies engineered to keep you moving.Footwear Performance technologies engineered to keep you moving.

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Engineered for comfort

Lightweight, wicking and cooling fabric technology.


About the
technology

Polartec® microfleece technology has a unique lofted structure that’s as breathable as it is warm. The lightweight fabrics offer superior wicking, cooling and insulating capabilities.

The quick-drying premium polyester yarns repel moisture, and the lofted structures create thermal air pockets to retain warmth and deliver optimal breathability.

BenefitsPolartec Benefits

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Quick drying

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Recycled materials

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Exceptional comfort

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Breathable

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Pill resistant

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Revolutionary solutions

Since inventing modern synthetic fleece in 1981, Polartec has solved problems and advanced the science of fabric technology.

Alongside The North Face, Polartec is advancing sustainable manufacturing processes helping us move towards using recycled and renewable materials.


Discover our Polartec products

Two different Polartec fabrics are found within The North Face products: Polartec Power Grid and Polartec Fleece.

Polartec Power Grid

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Reinventing thermal warmth possibilities, Power Grid™ is a minimalist design that maximizes fabric performance.

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Polartec Fleece

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Polartec® synthetic fleece is a dependable, versatile fabric and is available in 100 and 200 weights.

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