More Details On-point looks are just the start with the water-repellant Cuchillo Insulated Vest. It also features FlashDry™ technology, lightweight Heatseeker™ Eco insulation and ultra-soft Sherpa fleece lining. This vest is the total package.
More Details The slim-fit Men’s ThermoBall™ Eco Vest 2.0 features an innovative quilting pattern and advanced insulation for lightweight warmth, durability and packability. It’s also made with 100% recycled fabrics and fill, because gear should be tougher on the cold—and easier on the planet.
More Details Combining stretchability with 700-fill down insulation, the slim-fit, water-repellent Women's Stretch Down Vest can be worn as an inner or outer layer, depending on the weather and your style.
More Details At home in the mountains or the city, the Men’s 1996 Retro Nuptse Vest is a cold-weather icon for good reason. This ultra-warm layer has a durable ripstop outer, oversized down baffles and can be stowed in its right-hand pocket when temperatures rise.
More Details Named after the tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere, the wind-resistant Men’s Aconcagua 2 Vest combines natural and recycled synthetic insulations to maintain body heat in any conditions.
More Details The slim-fit Shelter Cove Vest is a water-repellent and windproof layer, made with a 100% recycled main fabric. Ideal for hiking, it uses body-mapped Heatseeker™ Eco insulation to deliver targeted, versatile warmth without the unnecessary bulk.
More Details The Women’s ThermoBall™ Eco Vest 2.0 features an innovative quilting pattern, slim fit, and updated insulation for lightweight warmth, durability and packability. It’s also made with 100% recycled fabrics and fill, because gear should be tougher on the cold—and easier on the planet. The use of recycled materials in our manufacturing process creates slight variations in fabric color and texture, meaning that every garment is not just more sustainable, but completely unique.
More Details The water-repellent and wind-resistant Men’s Apex Bionic Vest has extra stretch for highly mobile exploration. It can also be a great insulating layer when temperatures unexpectedly dip.

When it comes to chilly weather, we offer tons of ways to keep warm. Grab one of our insulated vests to protect against a chill wind while leaving your arms free for anything you want to do, both on the trail and off.


Fall style


Insulated vests are a quintessential part of fall. When the temperatures begin to dip, you know it's time to start rifling for a vest to throw on over your favorite long sleeve shirt and get ready for your favorite fall activities. Insulated vests are definitely not relegated to autumn, however. Pack one in your backpacking pack for chilly morning starts or high altitude wear. With no sleeves, you have plenty of breathing room as the day (or your hike) warms up. Some of the vests are even reversible, so you can change your look whenever you want.


Layer at will


As the weather starts to turn chilly, it's easy to get stuck in between too cold for a t-shirt and too warm for a jacket. That's where vests come in as the perfect happy medium! Choosing your bottom layer leaves you free to regulate your temperature as you need. Try a snowsports baselayer top for extra chilly days or a T-shirt when the weather turns nice. Each of our vests is cut for easy layering, so you aren't left with a bulky silhouette or a straining zipper.


Keep it warm


All our insulated vests offer a wonderfully warm extra layer of protection. Brave chill winds and dropping temperatures with a puffer vest or fleece vest to keep you cozy. You can even find vests with hoods to keep out wind and rain and high collars are standard on most insulated vests to keep away cold breezes. Deep pockets offer a place to stick cold fingers in a pinch, or you can opt to stash a spare pair of gloves for emergencies.


Lightweight, Insulated Vests


Don't get bogged down with bulky clothing when you're out seeking adventure. Find a lightweight vest that offers the ultimate in comfort and mobility with today's most advanced construction and technologies. Look for styles with compact designs and zip-in compatibility for easy storage and layering, or choose one made from stretchy materials to enjoy even more comfort and mobility. Never stop exploring. Layer up with insulated vests from The North Face, and hit the next cold or windy trail in comfort.

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