Steep Series™ Free Thinker GORE-TEX® Bib Trousers | The North Face
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Steep Series™ Free Thinker GORE-TEX® Bib Trousers

High-performance support for alpine adventures.

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Updated to the specifications of our pro athletes, these are the ultimate backcountry bib trousers for venturing off the grid this winter. Three-layer GORE-TEX® fabric completely locks out the wet for day-long comfort, complemented by a relaxed ergo fit that doesn't restrict your movement. Hardware-free adjustable suspenders prevent packstrap discomfort, while a new harness-friendly two-way zip fly ensures you'll be safe and secure when connecting equipment and scaling faces.


  • Waterproof, breathable, fully seam sealed
  • Relaxed ergo fit
  • Reliable waterproof YKK® #5 centre front zip
  • Reinforced cuffs with cuff-zip gussets
  • Stretch gaiter with gripper elastic and boot hook
  • Chimney Venting™ system
  • Hook-and-loop, adjustable suspenders with zero hardware to prevent packstrap discomfort
  • Adjustable, bonded waist tabs so you can wear the bib up or down
  • Bonded, water-resistant, flap-cover, side-entry zip pocket
  • Belt loops and clip integration
  • Bonded, water-resistant, flap-cover, zip hand pockets
  • Waterproof #5 YKK® zip cargo pockets with lot lift system, one with a phone pocket and one with a radio holder
  • Bonded, water-resistant, flap-cover, zip inner-thigh vents with mesh gussets
  • New harness-friendly, two-way zip fly

Product Specifications

Model wears:
Model height:
6'1'' (187 cm)
70D 156 g/m2 GORE-TEX® Pro 3L-100% nylon plain weave with woven ripstop backer

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