Beginning in 1968 by two climbing enthusiasts, Douglas Tompkins and Kenneth "Hap" Klop, The North Face started after the pair founded a climbing equipment retail store. Now a globally renowned outdoor performance brand, The North Face offers high-quality and durable clothing, accessories and equipment for both men and women which can withstand even the most treacherous conditions. From covetable knitwear to camping equipment, look to The North Face for everything you could need for outdoor activities. For sneakers with style, choose from the range at The North Face. From running sneakers to sneakers perfect for climbing, the complete offering of sneakers comes in a range of contemporary colors and looks.