The North Face Summit L5 Gore-Tex Shell Jacket - Women's

Mirror, mirror.

As you look in the mirror, the subtle crevasses, marred knuckles, and scarred couloirs in your skin speak of experiences earned in pieces like The North Face Women's Summit L5 Gore-Tex Shell Jacket. As the gear you've made early memories in reaches the end of its life, new technology stands ready to take its place and accompany you along for your future triumphs. Built for wanderers who can't help but take the route less traveled, the Summit L5 Shell caters to the adventurers whose exploits leave little room for hesitation, rewarding those with a clear mind and unwavering focus.

The North Face's Summit Series returns for 2016 in a rich, full color palette in direct contrast to the grayscale of 2015. An indispensable layering piece, the Summit L5 Shell is equipped with a vast multitude of athlete tested and alpine tailored features ranging from its waterproof DryVent exterior to the pack- and harness-friendly pockets. Ultimately, the L5 performs at its peak when enduring harsh conditions and grueling physical challenges.

The articulated pattern and women-specific design is engineered to ensure maximum mobility and protection while attempting challenging alpine endeavors. Crafted with The North Face's hardy FuseForm technology, the jacket's fabric consists of multiple waterproof DryVent textiles that are woven into one, singular fabric that eliminates the need for traditional stitching and seam-taping. The fully adjustable, helmet-compatible hood has hidden cord locks while the underarm ventilation zipper and two-way center front zip ensures both optimal body temperature regulation and harness compatibility.

  • Head out on your next expedition in this rugged, capable shell
  • Water- and windproof fabric designed for the harshest days
  • Regular fit made to accommodate a harness and pack
  • Helmet-compatible hood adjusts quickly on-the-go
  • Ventilation zippers prevent overheating on tough climbs
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