The North Face Borealis Backpack

The North Face Borealis Backpack is rated 4.6538 out of 5 by 26.
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Product Description Item No.   10097775

The North Face Borealis Backpack is happy to be a trusted laptop backpack during the work or school week, but also likes to cut loose and have some fun on the trails over the weekend. So for the dumb stuff you have to do (class and work) the Borealis backpack features a large main compartment with padded laptop sleeve, a secondary storage compartment with more organization options, and a front stash pocket. On the weekend, dump all of that stuff out of your Borealis, and give it the treatment all North Face backpacks crave. Pack up some performance clothing, some energy gels, a few granola bars, two Nalgenes in the side mesh water bottle pockets, and hit the trails. Dumb stuff or fun stuff, this backpack is loaded with features to keep you comfy including Flex Vent injection-molded shoulder straps with additional foam for more comfort, padded air mesh back panel with spine channel and extra back support, and a padded, winged and stowable hipbelt. There's a girl in the office who sounds wasted when she tries to say Aurora Borealis. It's the best.

DECENT FEATURES of The North Face Borealis Backpack

  • Endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
  • Flex Vent injection-molded shoulder straps with additional PE foam for added comfort
  • Comfortable, padded Air mesh back panel with Spine Channel and PE sheet for extra back support
  • Padded, winged, stow able hip belt
  • Back Saver bottom panel
  • Large main compartment with padded laptop sleeve and hydration clip/port
  • Secondary compartment with organization
  • Front stash pocket
  • Mesh side water bottle pockets

The SPECS

  • Average Weight: 2 lbs 9 oz / 1160 g
  • Volume: 1650 cubic inches / 27 liter
  • Dimension: 19 x 13.5 x 7.5" / 48 x 35 x 19 cm
  • Fabric: 420D nylon, 1680D ballistics nylon

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great backpack for a grad student! I am very impressed with Moosejaw the North Face Borealis pack! I love the color (Asphalt Grey/Crisp Green), and I really appreciated Moosejaw's customer service chat representative. He/she was very patient and answered all of my questions. The backpack is very sturdy and it looks like it will be able to handle all of my heavy books and laptop. I spend a lot of time on campus (sometimes twelve hour days), and I need a sturdy bag. I also take kickboxing classes, so I need a change of clothes as well. Basically, I was looking for a tough, durable bag that could handle both academia and recreation, and I'm confident I have found it! ,,,,,,,,
Date published: 2010-09-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cute but Limited Space This backpack is great if you plan on carrying some of your books. I bought this backpack for college and I love the compartments and the way it looks but I can't fit books and notebooks for two classes in it, let alone a computer! A computer does fit but extra long or wide ones are a bit of a squeeze, especially with other things in the large pocket. However, the zippers are really durable (they've endured plenty of stretching as I tried to force my books in) and it's cute for every day use. Honestly, this is a good choice if you don't want to go for an oversized bigshot or something to go to class with, but it doesn't have as much room as advertised.
Date published: 2010-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous backpack I've always been a kind of messenger bag girl myself, but when I saw this backpack in fabulous bright green--my favorite color in the world--I had to have it. It was a great buy, because as a grad student, I have a lot of stuff to haul around, and this backpack holds my binders, laptop, and textbooks admirably. I've also got a couple flights planned in the near future and expect that this backpack will serve well as a carry-on item, as well. The laptop storage compartment creates a cozy place for my laptop to hangout in transit from home to campus, and there are loads of other little pockets perfect for holding all of my other stuff. Great backpack. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2011-03-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from okay, if you don't need alot of space. I bought this backpack for school because i was looking for a specific northface backpack in black and the guy who worked at the store gave me this one and i was in a hurry so i took it. Should've returned it. I needed it the next day for school so i popped off the tags but i wish i didnt. This is probably one of my worst purchases. There is absolutely no space in this bag. I can fit maybe three binders on a good day, with no room in the two pockets. I could've gotten a much bigger backpack for the same price. Another thing is the back of the backpack is hard and not flexible at all. it feels like you have a piece of wood on your back. I hate this backpack so much, do not buy it.
Date published: 2010-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best backpack I've ever owned, by far My boyfriend gave me his old backpack, which happens to be this one. He has had it for years and worn it out to the max, yet It is still in great condition and works better than any brand new backpack. I'm taking it to college next year and it will make everything a little bit easier. It has lot of space for books and my laptop and yet it doesn't kill your back when its completely full..Hopefully it will stay useful for all of my college years, if not, ill just buy another one. I would recommend this to anyone, it is by far the best backpack I have ever owned, oh, and the navy blue is the cutest :)
Date published: 2011-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome backpack for school! Fits a 15" laptop in an incase sleeve nice and snug. It also has a compartment for everything which is great when you need to carry stuff around campus all day and want to stay organized. I think it fits water bottles on the sides even when stuffed. I thought that the back seemed inflexible when I picked the bag up, but it isn't uncomfortable at all. In fact I think this is the most comfortable backpack I've ever owned! The back and shoulder straps are padded and even when carrying a ton of books and a laptop my back/shoulders never hurt. Perfect backpack for my needs!
Date published: 2011-02-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Für den Alltag recht gut Der Rucksack trägt sich gut und ist sehr bequem. Ich selber nutze ihn jeden Tag für die Arbeit und Freizeit. Beim Wandern und anderen anstrengenden Tätigkeiten stört mich allerdings die, in meinen Augen komplett fehlenden, Belüftungsmöglichkeiten am Rücken. Der Rucksack liegt direkt an wodurch der Rücken sehr schnell anfängt zu schwitzen. Abgesehen davon ist der Rucksack mit knapp 1 kg bei einem Volumen von 30 L nicht gerade der leichtetste Rucksack den man sich kaufen kann – wobei es aber noch schwerere Modelle gibt.
Date published: 2010-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from There's a place for everything! Purchased this bag in Weimaraner brown and fell in love when it came in. The colors are very earthy and look even better in person. I've noticed a huge difference in support from my old jansport backpack to this one. As a college science major, I carry a lot of books around, this backpack gives me the best support I've ever had in a bag. I'm also very organized and particular about how I store my things, and this bag has plenty of pockets for me. It's not often that I'm completely satisfied, but this bag was perfect.
Date published: 2011-01-31
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