GoreTex lockoff jacket

The North Face Inc2005-2011

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
Sydney, Australia

These GoreTex Pro Shell jackets, designed by The North Face Inc. San Leandro, California, United States of America, are part of a large collection of equipment used by the Australian adventurers, James Castrission and Justin Jones, on the 'Crossing the Ice' Antarctic expedition. This was the first successful unsupported trek to the South Pole, undertaken from 16 October 2011-26 January 2012. The adventurers each took one of these jackets with them on their expedition.

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  • Title: GoreTex lockoff jacket
  • Creator: The North Face Inc
  • Date Created: 2005-2011
  • Location: San Leandro, California, USA
  • Provenance: Used by James Castrission and Justin Jones on the 'Crossing the Ice' Antarctic expedition, 16 October 2011 - 26 January 2012, Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program by James Castrission, Justin Jones and Crossing the Ditch Pty Ltd, 2012
  • See MAAS website: 2013/62/37 GoreTex lockoff jacket
  • Manufacturer: The North Face Inc.