The North Face Himalaya Suit

Southeast Ridge team climber Emily Harrington told us about the piece of gear she’s most excited to bring with her up the mountain—The North Face Himalayan Suit, $999. This suit has 800-fill down and a Gore Windstopper shell. It has pockets everywhere and is The North Face’s most highly researched and tested piece of gear. For Harrington, who spends her time chasing down the hardest sport climbing lines she can find—in warm-weather destinations—climbing a peak like Everest is brand new. And so is the gear. “The Himalayan suit just came in the mail and have been wearing it around the house,” said Harrington, who is now in Nepal. “It’s really hot. It’s red. They had to special-order me an extra-small.”

Read our interview with Harrington, one of the country’s top sport climbers. 

Comments

  1. Altug Ulkumen
    April 3, 2012, 1:26 am

    I’m surprised that there is no mention in the gear section about the ultimate tool watch: a Rolex Explorer, which was worn by Edmund and his guide for the original expedition!

  2. tn pas che
    http://www.francetnpascher.com
    May 3, 2012, 4:12 am

    ised that there is no mention in the gear section about the ultimate tool watch: a Rolex Explorer, which was worn by Edmund and his guide for the origi