The North Face Recon Backpack
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The North Face Recon Backpack

The North Face Recon Backpack is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 342.
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Product Description Item No.   10277330

The North Face Recon Backpack is a solid backpack for years of school and travel. Durable 210D Cordura® nylon mini-ripstop fabric takes a beating while FlexVent™ suspension with injection-molded shoulder straps and a padded mesh backpanel and spine channel provides cushioned comfort as you lug your books to class. In the technological day and age, you've gotta protect your laptop and tablet, so there is a padded, fleece sleeve for each (up to 15" laptops). Since it is 2015, TNF has taken it upon themselves to boost the options for organization as well as added a front stretch stash for all your extras. Stuff in a power cord for your phone or load it up with candy.

FEATURES of the The North Face Recon Backpack

  • The FlexVent™ suspension system boasts custom injection-molded shoulder straps and a padded mesh back panel with a spine channel for maximum support and ventilation
  • Padded, fleece-lined 15" laptop sleeve in main compartment protects laptop from bumps and falls
  • Padded, fleece-lined tablet sleeve located in the front compartment for quick access
  • Front stash pocket with stretch side panels for additional volume
  • Secondary compartment has internal organization with a fleece-lined media pocket, secure zippered pocket and elastic webbing for cord management
  • 360 degree reflective bike-light loop, water bottle tabs and shoulder strap webbing
  • External fleece-lined pocket for sunglasses or electronics
  • Two water bottle pockets made with stretch mesh offer the ability to conceal contents
  • Comfortable, padded top haul handle
  • Sternum strap with whistle buckle
  • Removable waist belt

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Weight: 42.68 oz
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Pack Fabric: Nylon
Fabric Details: 1680D ballistics Nylon
Dimensions: 19.25 x 14 x 9.5 in.
Pack Pockets (+ main compartment): 3
Gender: Mens
Features: Laptop Compatible, Water Bottle Pockets, Tablet Compatible
Best Use: Casual
Holds Laptop Size: 15 inch
Hydration Capacity: Below 50 oz
Pack Access: Top
Pack Capacity: 31 Liters / 1892 Cubic inches
Frame Type: Frameless
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good purchase, small issues but happy overall Overall, I'm happy with this purchase. I've had the backpack for a few weeks and used it for a commuting bag to work (business casual environment) and as a daypack for hiking. It suited both purposes well. The waist straps & exit port for the water bladder (think camelback) were big reasons for my purchase of this model. Only drawbacks so far: 1. Main compartment is a little tight due to the fact that they gave the secondary compartment (where tablet and organized pockets is located) more focus. 2. The additional zippered pockets on the backs of other models is missed.
Date published: 2016-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bag for a daily commute in the concrete jungle! I bought this backpack to carry my laptop and all other technology back and forth to work. Love the fact that it has 2 separate padded compartments for a laptop and tablet - great for an iPad and laptop! Both compartments have plenty of space for peripheral devices and chargers.The 2 side pockets are perfect for carrying enough water to get you through the day. The back area is great for tossing items that you need to secure and still easily reach with one arm - example - car keys! Incredibly comfortable when fully packed and the shoulder straps don't leave your fresh pressed button down full of creases! Seems like it would be perfect for a day hike in the mountains too . . . ah, one can dream! :)
Date published: 2015-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Product! I use the backpack for pretty much everything. As a student, I rely on this backpack everyday to carry everything I need. Never have I not had enough room to fit everything I needed for the day and with all the various pockets and compartments, I can be organized as well. I'm also a percussionist and I'm able to fit a remarkable number of drumsticks and mallets and even a drum pad in with your typical school supplies. Even with everything in my backpack, it's remarkably comfortable on my back. This is my first purchase from The North Face and I'm looking forward to my next purchase from them. Thank you The North Face for such a superb product and amazing service!
Date published: 2015-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED LOVED LOVED IT So happy about this purchase I don't even know where to being. With many backpacks I running the issue of it looking too bulky for my body frame, wasn't an issue at all this go around. Just the right amount of pockets for organizing the little things, like , pens, mints, wireless mouse, etc. Having elastic carriers on the side allows me to take my water bottle and coffee mug to school, so long are the days of having to choose between one or the other. The quality of the bag is sturdy, and esthetically pleasing to the eye. This was for sure one of my better backpack investments!
Date published: 2016-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My back is saved from pain I have never used north face backpacks before but decided to purchase one this year because I heard that it's really comfortable if I have to carry many items. The previous backpacks I hurt my back a lot as I have to carry a lot of notebooks and electronics for school. After purchasing this backpack, I was able to fit the same amount of the items as the previous but it contributed no pain to my back. My back in return was supported with the materials embedded in this backpack. As a college student who has to walk a lot with materials all day long, I would say this is one of the best school investments I've made. The material and design is also very well implemented.
Date published: 2016-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for College Students This product is great for college students who want a large capacity backpack to hold all of their books, their laptop, snacks, water, and anything else they need. The pockets in the backpack are a nice addition to keep students organized. I like to use them to hold my phone, wallet, keys, pencils/pens, and snacks. This bag also works great for day trips to a lake, a day fishing, for a hike, and so much more. I love this backpack and would recommend it to anyone looking for a bag with many uses.
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for any use I bought this backpack for my grandson for College and he said it was perfect. I also bought one for my son for day pack for hiking and mountain climbing. Excellent
Date published: 2015-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sick as frick, 10/10 would recommend This backpack is like, the sickest piece of equipment I've ever owned, and I've owned a lot of sick equipment. It's super durable and no matter how much stuff I pack it with, it's not all obnoxious and lumpy against my back and it all fits really nicely. Which is great, because I pack it with a lot of stuff. The laptop pocket is A+++++ and keeps it snug and secure and also keeps it from getting crushed with all the other random stuff I put in there, and the little pockets for chargers are wonderfully convenient and the greatest thing since Betty White, though Betty White's probably greater because she's Betty White. Anyway, the backpack rocks. The neon green against the grey is gorgeous and a really great metaphor for trying to find yourself. Everyone wants to stand out, and nowadays there's so much monotony in a school of stodgy fish. They grey is the fish, and I am the green, trying to peek out among such, and when you open the pack, you find the inside bright emerald like a beautiful jewel waiting to be discovered and break the mold. The backpack and I are one. Point being, it holds my stuff (which is great because my other one ripped and this one definitely won't be doing that any time soon) and is durable and compatible with my inner being. Rock on, you glorious people.
Date published: 2015-08-01
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