The North Face Snowday

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I purchased the North Face "Snowday" hydration pack…

Rating: rated 1 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $150

I purchased the North Face "Snowday" hydration pack two years ago. When I first used it in Colorado it worked very well. The temps were between 5F-10F, and it kept my water ice free as advertised.

Then during a back country ski day, my back became soaked with water, due to the "quick disconnect" on the water reservoir breaking. I removed the QD and installed tubing for a working fix.

Now the power supply has quit. I opened it up to ring out the switch and found corrosion on the switch. Hopefully I can purchase a switch and radio shack and be good to go.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

You'll never have to worry about frozen liquid in your hydration pack with the Snowday from The North Face. Utilizing the HTR heated hydration system, it monitors the temperature of the bladder hose and actively heats it when the temperature drops close to freezing. Polarguard insulation around the hydration compartment and hose sleeve further protects precious fluids.

- Mountain Gear

The North Face Snowday Hydration Pack's electric-heated hydration system keeps the water flowing when you head out for a sub-zero dawn-patrol ski tour. Its HTR heating system is powered by four AA batteries, and keeps your drinking tube and 100oz bladder from freezing when the temps are so low that your breathe freezes in front of you. The Snowday's stowable hip-belt and compression straps make it comfortable to carry your day-touring gear in its 730cu inches of storage space.

- Backcountry Outlet

Description of The North Face Snowday DaypackOn bitter cold days, don't freeze up, but keep moving up the mountain with your gear stowed in the Snowday Backpack. An electric-heated hydration system in The North Face Snowday keeps water flowing in sub-zero temperatures. A stowable hip-belt and compression straps provide a comfortable carry with heavy loads. The HTR heating system in the Snowday is battery operated and the front pocket has a divider and key keeper for convenience and easy access to small often-used items. The North Face includes an internal tricot-lined goggle pocket to protect your goggles when not in use. Keep the water flow moving in cold temperatures with the electric-heated Snowday Backpack. Features:Volume : 730 cu in (12 liters)Fabric : 630D nylon, 420 nylon, 840D JR BallisticsDimensions : 20 in x 10 in x 5 in (51 cm x 24 cm x 11 cm)Avg Weight : 2 lbs 1 oz (936 g)Molded back panel PolarguardĀ® insulated hydration compartment and hose

- US Outdoor Store

Powered by four AA batteries, The North Face's Snowday Hydration Pack features an integrated HTR heating system to keep your water flowing, even on the coldest of days (up to 20 hours at 15F)! With 730 cu. in. of cargo space and 100 fl. oz. hydration capacity, we're talking serious backcountry adventure. New! HTR heated hydration system. 100 fl. oz. Nalgene CXC antimicrobial reservoir with quick-connect hose. Polarguard insulated hydration compartment and hose sleeve. Insulated bite valve garage. Molded back panel. Closed cell back panel. Battery pack compartment. External probe pocket.


Free Shipping. The North Face Snowday Hydration Pack (Fall 2006) The Snowday by The North Face is a hydration pack featuring Heated Hydration System.Specifications Volume 730 in3 (12 liters) Dimensions 20in. x 10in. x 5in. (51 cm x 24 cm x 11 cm)Fabric 630D nylon, 420 nylon, 840D JR BallisticsAvg Weight 2 lbs 1 oz (0 kg)Features Molded back panelPolarguard insulated hydration compartment and hose sleeveHTR heated hydration systemClosed cell back panelSternum strap with Safe-T WhistleBattery pack compartmentExternal probe pocketStowable hipbelt100 oz Nalgene CXC antimicrobial reservoir with quick-connect hose Insulated bite valve garageFront pocket with divider and key keeperInternal tricot-lined goggle pocketHanging zip pocket inside main pocket

- Moosejaw

The North Face Snowday


The Snowday has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$69.97 - $150.00

The North Face Snowday is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen November 26, 2013 at Mountain Gear.

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