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The North Face Recon Backpack is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 429.
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The North Face Recon Backpack is a trustworthy pack with plenty of upgrades. Designed for office or school and not afraid of the weekend adventure, the FlexVent suspension drops weight while increasing durability for a comfortable carry that has been certified by the American Chiropractic Association. Load up your laptop in the dedicated compartment while other large items are easily secured in the main compartment. The front panel focuses on organization from the fleece lined-tablet sleeve to spots for cables, phone, pens or styluses.

Product Description
Item No.   10529124

The North Face Recon Backpack is a trustworthy pack with plenty of upgrades. Designed for office or school and not afraid of the weekend adventure, the FlexVent suspension drops weight while increasing durability for a comfortable carry that has been certified by the American Chiropractic Association. Load up your laptop in the dedicated compartment while other large items are easily secured in the main compartment. The front panel focuses on organization from the fleece lined-tablet sleeve to spots for cables, phone, pens or styluses.

FEATURES of the The North Face Recon Backpack

  • The updated FlexVent suspension system has articulated shoulder straps, a rounded back panel and stitch lines for comfort, and soft-touch chemise fabric, all certified by the American Chiropractic Association
  • Made with durable recycled nylon ripstop
  • Stand-up design
  • Dedicated, highly protective laptop compartment
  • Large main compartment for books and binders
  • Front compartment has internal organization with secure-zip pockets and a padded tablet sleeve
  • External, fleece-lined pocket for sunglasses, phone or keys
  • Two durable, external water bottle pockets can easily double as multi-use pockets with quick-draw smartphone access on one side
  • Bottom compression
  • Webbing daisy chain offers lash points
  • External stretch-mesh pocket
  • 360-degree reflectivity
  • Side compression webbing
  • U-pull zippers are easy to grab
  • Comfortable, padded top handle
  • Sternum strap with whistle buckle

    Fabric Details

    • Please note the fabric construction may vary based on the pack color
    • 210D recycled nylon ripstop with non-PFC durable water-repellent (non-PFC DWR) finish
    • 300D heathered polyester with non-PFC DWR finish
    • 600D polyester with non-PFC DWR finish
Product Specifications
Features: Reflective, Laptop Compatible, Handles, Compression, Organizer Panel, Haul Loop, Water Bottle Pockets, Water-resistant, Sternum Strap
Weight: 41 oz
Dimensions: 11.6 x 7.5 x 19.3 in.
Pack Fabric: Nylon
Pack Pockets (+ main compartment): 7
Product Technology: DWR
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Pack Capacity: 25 Liters / 1526 Cubic inches
Trip Length: Day
Pack Access: Top
DWR tech

Durable Water Repellent
DWR (Durable Water Repellent) is a coating that is applied to fabrics which makes them water-resistant, or hydrophobic. A DWR finish doesn't interfere with breathability, which makes it perfect for adverse conditions in the backcountry.

Product Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very sturdy backpack Bought this for my daughter to use in high school. Very nice quality and lots of pockets. laptop pocket is nicely padded, so she feels her laptop is secure and safe. zippers go up and down very easily.
Date published: 2022-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shopping experience I bought this backpack about a month ago, I am very happy with it. Very well constructed, great storage. I especially like the laptop pocket, it is very protective and insulated. Great overall bag.
Date published: 2022-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The last backpack you will need (for 20 years). [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought one of these 20 years ago and it finally wore out. The new one is great- nice features, including the laptop pocket.
Date published: 2022-09-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Fell apart [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Strap fell off after three weeks of use.
Date published: 2022-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Bag lots of space I got this bag transitioning from an old LL Bean Quad and really enjoyed how much space this bag has. The separate laptop pocket is nice for school. The organization pocket is a little small but overall it is a great bag.
Date published: 2022-08-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Do NOT buy it! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I've used Northface packs for 25 years, and this is the first one I've been disappointed in. It fell apart after ONE week of use! The front mesh pocket is super thin material. You might be fine if you don't put anything in the pocket. But if you do, it will wear holes in the mesh. The water bottle pockets are terrible. They don't expand, so to put a water bottle in the bag, it takes up the interior space of the pack. You can't fit a water bottle and a trapper keeper-style binder in the bag at the same time. And if you have a binder, you can't also fit books. The fabric is so stiff, the bag doesn't expand when you add things. Terrible design.
Date published: 2022-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing backpack! I have two! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] The back portion of the backpack (3rd zipper) holds my laptop! Previous review mentions it not fitting! Fits inside my NF duffle on top of all my kids stuff!
Date published: 2022-08-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Way too small [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought this as a freshman entering high school hoping it would fit all my books and folders. It cannot fit anything. All I have in it at the moment are a couple small notebooks, 4 empty folders, and a small 1" binder. There's barely any room for a pencil case or lunch box. Do not waste your money hoping it fits your supplies. There's a "laptop compartment" that if it wasn't there, it would be so much more spacious.
Date published: 2022-08-24
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Is the 25L size correct? North Face’s website says it’s 30L. 

Asked by: Mike
Hey there thanks for the question and callout. The recently updated North Face Recon Backpack is now 30l. Our website has some old info that we are going to get fixed ASAP. Thanks again for pointing it out! Love the Madness ~Gator
Answered by: Gator
Date published: 2022-08-22
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Size Guide

The North Face Women's Packs

SIZE One Size X-Small / Small Medium / Large
Torso Size (Adjustable) N/A" 13 - 18" 15 - 20"
Torso Size (Fixed) 15 - 18" 14 - 17" 16 - 19"
Hipbelt Size 24 - 35" 24 - 30" 30 - 36"

HOW to MEASURE TORSO SIZE
1. Put your chin to your chest and feel for the big bone protruding on your neck at the top of your spine. That's the C7 vertebra.

2. Feel your hip bone, the top part of this is your iliac crest. Find the spot on your back that is level with the top of this crest.

3. Have someone measure the distance between these two points, following the contours of your spine.


HOW to MEASURE HIPBELT SIZE
1. Measure around your body where the hipbelt will rest while you hike. This should be just above your iliac crest.


NOTES
The size info above is for The North Face technical and backpacking packs. Day packs and work / school packs are offered in One Size, and feature adjustable straps to fit an array of sizes.

Women's packs feature a women's-specific design for a better fit and more comfortable carry on smaller female torsos.