The North Face Surge Backpack
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The North Face Surge Backpack

The North Face Surge Backpack is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 253.
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Product Description Item No.   10277348

The North Face Surge Backpack is a school backpack that won't shy away from airplane travel to your second favorite state. Or your least favorite state. FlexVent™ suspension provides you with injection-molded straps and a padded mesh back panel with a spine channel to help with ventilation. Right up against the back panel is a laptop-specific section, padded and fleece-y to protect up to a 15" computer, that lies flat for security checkpoints. A sizable main compartment carries books, binders, and lunch, or just a big pile of gym clothes. The front compartment has a padded, fleece pocket for a tablet and internal organization. Three additional external pockets stash away phone, wallet, and all sorts of goodies you must bring along for the ride.

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FEATURES of the The North Face Surge Backpack

  • The FlexVent™ suspension system boasts custom injection-molded shoulder straps, a padded mesh back panel with a spine channel and a wicking lumbar panel for maximum support and ventilation
  • Dedicated, lie-flat, fleece-lined 15" laptop compartment allows for protected, checkpoint-friendly travel
  • Main compartment for books and binders
  • Padded, fleece-lined tablet sleeve located in the front compartment for quick access
  • Front 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
  • Two water bottle pockets made with Teksever fabric offer ability to conceal contents
  • External fleece-lined pocket for sunglasses or electronics
  • Two external vertical zip pockets
  • Internal mesh zip pocket
  • Comfortable, padded top and face haul handle
  • Sternum strap with whistle buckle
  • Removable waist belt

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Dimensions: 19.75 x 13.75 x 8.5 in.
Fabric Details: 500D Cordura Nylon matte ripstop
Pack Fabric: Nylon / Ripstop Nylon
Pack Pockets (+ main compartment): 5
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Weight: 51.5 oz
Gender: Mens
Features: Load-Lifter Straps, Water Bottle Pockets
Best Use: Casual, Backpacking
Pack Capacity: 33 liters / 2014 cubic inches
Pack Access: Top
Frame Type: Frameless
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I wouldn't buy again because life-time warranty When Friends and I would go out exploring haunted places or the beautiful outdoors I always have my North face surge on my back with all the stuff I need to survive the scary nights such as a jacket and my camera or the beautiful outdoors like an extra change of clothes and water bottles even a snack, my backpack has been a great companion when I go exploring!
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for traveling This is a great medium-sized backpack for a weekend trip, or when you need to carry a ton of stuff in addition to your main luggage. Plenty of space and organization for what you need. Doesn't seem too heavy to me based on what other reviews have said (I prefer it to be heavy over light if it means the backpack lasts longer). The 2 things that I love most about traveling with this pack which sets it apart from the others that North Face offers: The small front top compartment -- perfect for when I need to stash my wallet/phone/watch/sunglasses when going through security or storing at night. And the handle on the back of the pack -- I initially didn't like the look of this, but have grown to love it. Great for picking up the pack when it's been lying down, or stacking it on top of something. It prevents you from having to swing the bottom up when fitting it into a tighter space. Didn't think I would use it at all but actually use it almost everytime that I take the bag somewhere.
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product Very good backpack. The only con I could come up with is the weight (around 3 pounds), but it seems pretty normal for a 33-liter bag and overall not an important problem. Perfect engineering, very impressive style, feels solid, quality production -- overall close to perfect. You will not regret if you buy this bag.
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best backpack EVER! This is by far the best back pack I've ever owned!
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Literally Takes Days to Dry Previously I had the North Face Modem, which was awesome. I bought the Surge at an outdoor store in Jasper, so I expected it to be designed for the outdoors. Nothing on its label said it was only for use in ideal outdoor conditions. I record archaeology sites, so I bring electronics including my computer and two cameras into the bush with me. I don't expect bags to stay dry during a day in the rain (I put everything in ziplocks) but I do expect them to dry out at home. I was hiking in the rain two days ago and the interior and padded pockets of this bag still aren't dry, even though I have all the zippers open. The Modem dried overnight. Also, the Surge has plenty of pockets (which is why I chose it) like the Modem, however it is built like a sausage. When it is loaded with my gear--the exact same gear that the Modem easily accommodated--I am having to jam equipment into it to the point where expensive electronics are literally grating against each other, rendering many of the pockets practically useless. Reaching into the bottom of the bag to find things is almost like reaching into the bowels of the earth because it is so deep and narrow. With the zippers going all the way down to the bottom, it opens flat, but I don't want to open it flat and have things fall out, particularly not on steep talus slopes or in the pouring rain. I would have given this bag one star, except that it is comfortable to wear. The awful sausage-like interior design is one thing, but its slow drying time is unforgivable. I recommend this bag for transporting flat narrow things, like pens and magazines, on sunny days in the city.
Date published: 2017-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable pack I use this as my everyday pack: work, quick projects, or short trips. The Flexvent back area provides excellent support and helps distribute the weight evenly. I didn't know how the front handle was going to work out, but its' perfect for moving the pack around once you put down into the trunk of your car or SUV. The front pockets can be a little tight when you load it up, so the organizing is limited for quick access.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for urban traveling/backpacking I bought this for travel. I can put a small 20L day pack in the laptop area and forget about it as i'm changing destinations. The bag is snug to your back and isn't bulky. Sunglasses pocket is very handy. Fleece is nice and thick. Loads of extra pockets. Zips feel good. Chest and waist straps are top quality. Everything on the bag feels well made. Good job north face.
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for an employee gift! We purchased this backpack for one of our technologists (IT Company) who works remotely and travels. It has been a great product so far!
Date published: 2017-02-23
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