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6 Stores Where You Can Donate Old Clothes for a Sweet Reward

PureWow | Posted 03.24.2017 | Style

OK, so you finally cracked down, got super honest and seriously cleaned out your wardrobe. You’ve got a solid pile to take to Goodwill (duh), but di...

Private Land Gift Drives Vast Expansion Of Chile's National Parks

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.15.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and American conservationist Kristine Tompkins on Wednesday pledged to grow Chile’s national park...

2017 Snow Gear Of The Year: Part I

Max Gladwell | Posted 10.24.2016 | Sports
Max Gladwell

The 2016/2017 ski and snowboard season is officially upon us. If you follow the Instagram feeds for Snowbird, Solitude, or Park City, then you've seen...

Patagonia's Ex-CEO Moves To Create Argentina's Largest Nature Preserve

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green

For decades, retail moguls Kris and Douglas Tompkins bought up huge swaths of South American wilderness in hopes of preserving ancient forests and the...

Get in Character: Using Archetypes to Breathe New Life Into Your Brand

Laura Tarbox | Posted 04.01.2016 | Business
Laura Tarbox

A brand is brought to life by its character. It guides how the brand speaks, looks and behaves, and should be consistent across all communications.

The North Face Just Destroyed Trump's Simplistic Opinion On Jobs

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business

Donald Trump has a lame excuse for outsourcing the production of his clothing brand. The North Face, meanwhile, is proving that it's possible to keep ...

The Faithful Shopper: Protect Your Exclusive Extremities

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.28.2017 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

As much as I adore the unseasonably mild winter, it is finally time to weather the streets of the City and protection and warmth are key. That doesn't...

Visionary Environmentalist Doug Tompkins Passes Away

Peter Bosshard | Posted 12.09.2016 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Environmental activists in Chile and around the world mourn the passing of Doug Tompkins, who died in a kayak accident in his beloved Patagonia yesterday. The eminent entrepreneur and conservation pioneer was an inspiring visionary and had the rare gift to turn his vision into practice.

North Face Co-Founder Dies In Kayaking Accident

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business

Douglas Tompkins, famed environmentalist and co-founder of The North Face, died on Tuesday after a kayaking accident in the Patagonia region of southe...

Here's One Way To Fund Under-funded Conservation Work: Corporations

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Interior announced a new partnership on Tuesday with outdoor retailer The North Face to promote the work of citizen co...

THIS Is How You Should Wear Your North Face Jacket

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.27.2013 | Style

We get it. It's winter, it's cold and you're not in the mood to wear your stylish, yet marginally warm, dressy coat. So you reach for your trusty Nort...

Ski Area Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Liftopia | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

Protecting the environment is important to a lot of ski areas (as well as to most of their customers), and many have taken steps to reduce their energy consumption, increase recycling, and improve their overall environmental sustainability.

Interview With Snowboarder Ryan Hudson

Stacy Bare | Posted 08.04.2013 | Black Voices
Stacy Bare

Ryan, who grew up in and out of homeless shelters in San Diego, Calif., was introduced to snowboarding through Outdoor Outreach and his life took a 180, propelling him forward and into the mountains.

The Butt Face Comes To A Noble End

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 10.25.2012 | Small Business

In a blow to dumb T-shirt lovers everywhere, "The Butt Face" is no more. The clothing brand, a spoof on preppy fleece-maker The North Face, was ord...

Everest A Surprising Lab For Studying Effects Of Aging

The Mayo Clinic | Posted 04.30.2012 | Fifty

A team from The Mayo Clinic set out this week to conduct research from the world's highest peak, since as it turns out the effects of altitude on the ...

Diversity in the Outdoors, Part 1

Stacy Bare | Posted 04.28.2012 | Black Voices
Stacy Bare

Last month I was on a panel at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Show about diversity in the outdoors. It was a broad discussion about how we get more Americans of different colors, philosophies, religions, back grounds, socio-economic positions, and age outside.

The Faithful Shopper: Fall into Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

For fashionistas, October means that we only have a few more weeks to get into shape for those holiday parties! New York has any number of shops to equip you properly for your sport of choice.

PHOTOS: Coolest Ski Apps Of 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

2010 figures to be a banner year for ski technology. Resorts around Colorado are churning out apps to assist in everything from restaurant reservatio...