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The North Face Free Thinker Bib Pants

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Designed for high-exertion, high level athletics in the worst winter conditions, The North Face Free Thinker Bib Pants are TNF's premiere wintersports bottoms. GORE-TEX Pro fabrics maintain the superior waterproofing of regular GORE-TEX products, but with a dramatic increase in breathability that ski and snowboard backcountry riders will find a blessing. The Free Thinker is built with mountaineering in mind, and the harness-friendly pocket placements and secure zip cargo pockets (handy if you sometimes carry your beacon there) are proof. These pants do the thinking so you can concentrate on the stuff that matters.

Product Details

Face Fabric

70D x 140D 165 g/m² 100% Nylon Plain Weave


3L GORE-TEX Pro MembraneDurably waterproof, windproof, and extremely breathable. Garments with GORE-TEX Pro combine comfort with reliable weather protection, even during extended aerobic activities in extreme weather. Made to meet the high demands of (ski)mountaineers, freeriders, mountain guides, and serious outdoor enthusiasts.

Lining Material

Gore Micro Grid BackerThis is a thin, low-denier, low-density woven fabric backer and is used instead of a tricot knit. It allows the garment to slide easily over internal layers.


Standard Fit

Suspenders and Bib Zip Off at Waistband

Adjustable Waist Tabs


Two Secure-Zip Bib Pockets

Secure Zip-Hand Pockets

Two Secure-Zip Cargo Pockets

Harness-Friendly Pocket Placement


Inner Thigh Vents

Inner-Thigh Vents

Chimney Venting™ SystemStrategically-placed vents down the outside of the thigh feature a long zipper opening to let warm air traveling up from your boots flow easily out of the pants, keeping your legs cool.


Belt Loops

Jacket-to-Pant Integration

Reinforced Kickpatches

AquaGuard™ Zips

StretchVent™ Gaiters with Gripper Elastic


  • Fit: Regular More 
  • Material: Elastane, GORE-TEX, Nylon
  • Construction Type: 3 Layer
  • Waterproof Rating (mm): 28000
  • Breathability (g): 25000
  • Insulation: No Insulation
  • Seam Sealing: Fully Taped
  • Bibs: Yes
  • Suspenders: Yes
  • Beltloops: Yes
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime
Weight (g) 765

Other Notes

The North Face products can only be shipped within the United States



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