The North Face Borealis


Weight 2 lb 9 oz / 1160 g
Capacity 1650 cu in / 27 L
Dimensions 19 in x 13.5 in x 7.5 in / 48 cm x 35 cm x 19 cm
Fabric 420D Nylon, 1680D Ballistics Nylon

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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With a laptop sleeve and technical features, the classic Borealis daypack is equally at home on the trail as on commutes, campus treks and cross-continental trips.


Redesigned to provide for all-day comfort, the Borealis features an all-new FlexVent(TM) suspension system, a large main compartment with a padded, fleece-lined 15" laptop sleeve, and easy-access stretch mesh side pockets.. . 210D Cordura(R) nylon mini ripstop. FlexVent suspension system features custom injection-molded shoulder straps and a padded mesh back panel with spine channel. Padded, fleece-lined 15 in. laptop sleeve. Padded, fleece-lined tablet sleeve in front compartment. Front elastic bungee for additional, external storage. Secondary compartment with internal organization, fleece media pocket, zip pocket, and elastic webbing. 360 degree reflective bike-light loop. Water bottle tabs. Shoulder strap webbing. External fleece-lined pocket for electronics and sunglasses. Two water bottle pockets made with stretch mesh. Side compression straps. Padded top haul handle. Sternum strap with whistle buckle. Removable waist belt. Weight: 2 lb. 12.45 oz.. Volume: 28 L. Dimensions: 19.75 x 13.5 x 8.5 in.. Imported.


Endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association, The North Face updated their Borealis Backpack with easier-to-access pockets and an overhauled suspension system, maximizing on-the-go comfort and support. FlexVent suspension uses injection-molded shoulder straps and a padded mesh back panel and spine channel for optimum support and ventilation. Its equipped with multiple technology-friendly features, keeping expensive devices safe and protected. Padded, fleece-lined 15-laptop and tablet sleeves protect from bumps and drops. Secondary compartment with fleece-lined media pocket. Elastic bungees for storage of a jacket or other gear. Sternum strap has a WhistleLoc buckle. Reflective bike-light loop and water-bottle tabs. YKK zippers throughout. 210-denier Cordura nylon shell and 1,680-denier ballistic nylon bottom. Imported. Color: Asphlt Gry/Citrne Yw.

- Cabela's

Stash your gear quickly and hit the road in our redesigned 28-liter Borealis backpack that's constructed with a new suspension system for all-day comfort. The main compartment features a padded, fleece-lined 15 laptop sleeve and the front compartment is equipped with a tablet sleeve to protect and organize your electronics. Finished with easy-access stretch-mesh side pockets and an external bungee cord that allows you lash on additional gear.

- The North Face