The North Face Unveils LIGHTRANGE

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As the “lightest and most breathable summer protection,” LIGHTRANGE brings an innovative offering without sacrificing what’s possible as an athlete and outdoors enthusiast.

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New York, NY – May 21, 2024The North Face, the world’s leading outdoors brand, is excited to introduce LIGHTRANGE™, a new-to-market product technology providing strong UPF protection and enhanced wicking benefits.

With the North Face community in mind, TNF created LIGHTRANGE™, a material that athletes and outdoor enthusiasts can effortlessly wear, eliminating the need for additional preventative measures. The technology provides the best protection from UV radiation – accredited by the Skin Cancer Foundation – with ultraviolet protection ratings above UPF 40+ to keep you comfortable on the trail longer.

Engineered with micro-grid weave technology, the slim fit, FlashDryTM materials offer enhanced moisture management to help keep you comfortable, allowing for flexibility and free movements. LIGHTRANGE™ is UPF performance enlightened UV defense that works without heavy materials that weigh you down – perfect for runners and athletes.

  • Lightweight- Optimal sun protection that’s so light you can it take anywhere.
  • Breathable – Designed with high-output activity in mind, to keep you cool and dry.
  • Sun Protection – Accredited by the Skin Cancer Foundation for UPF40+ ultraviolet protection.

The LIGHTRANGE™ collection includes two hero products, LIGHTRANGE SUN HOODIE and the LIGHTRANGE SHADOW TEE. Priced with the consumer in mind it ranges between $45-$80.

The collection will be available for purchase online at and in select stores starting May 21st. 

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About The North Face®

The North Face, a division of VF Outdoor, LLC, was founded in 1966 with the goal of preparing outdoor athletes for the rigors of their next adventure. Today we are the world’s leading outdoor brand, creating athlete-tested, expedition-proven products that help people explore and test the limits of human potential. We protect our outdoor playgrounds and minimize our impact on the planet through programs that encourage sustainability. The North Face products are available at premium and specialty retail sporting goods stores globally and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. For more information, please visit

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