User Review: The North Face Ion 18
Design: Front loading
Size: About 15 liters
Number of Pockets: 2 side nalgene pockets, one small side for rain cover, main, second small pocket (access from outside or inside), hydration, and removable stash pocket
Max. Load Carried: 30 lbs would be about the limit
Height of Owner: 5" 10'
Price Paid: $89
Absolutely perfect! Is much better that seeing on a website. Small, but is perfect for hikes and short summits. The North Face I have never really liked, but this is a great pack for the brand, which isn't very high end.