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

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit The North Face's Borealis page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

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.


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. Size: 19.75 x 13.5 x 8.5. Color: Vintage White Trickonometry Print/Radiant Yellow. Gender: Unisex. Type: School Backpacks.

- 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

Making the best, better, The North Face has taken one of their classic backpacks, the Borealis and given it a better suspension system and easier access to the storage pockets. There's a padded, fleece-lined laptop sleeve in the main storage compartment, a padded, fleece-lined tablet sleeve in the front compartment and the secondary storage has internal organization with a fleece-lined media pocket, secure zippered pocket and elastic webbing where you can stash cords and headphones. Combine the reflective bike-light loop, water bottle tabs and reflective webbing in the shoulder straps and you have 360 degrees of reflectivity. For suspension, it's built on the FlexVent system featuring injection-molded shoulder straps and a padded mesh back panel with a spine channel for maximum support and ventilation.

- Rocky Mountain Trail