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The North Face Surge Laptop Backpack


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The North Face Surge Laptop Backpack

With well thought features such as a padded powercord and laptop sleeve, The North Face Surge Pack is the only day backpack you'll need. Endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association, the Surge has an angled bottom panel to relieve pressure on both your cervical and lumbar spine, for a supportive fit no matter how much your gear weighs. Featuring two separate large compartments and plenty of pockets, staying organized has never been easier. The airmesh back panel is padded and breathable while the FlexVent injection-molded shoulder straps add support. The stowable hipbelt makes it easy to transition from town to trail while the sleek lines and modern design look great in any environment. With enough capacity to handle your biggest day around town or your longest outdoor day trip, the Surge Laptop Backpack is just the right pack for all of your multiple adventures. Surge on!

  • Material: 420D nylon, 1680D ballistics nylon
  • FlexVent™ injection-molded shoulder straps with a tp layer of Antilon foam for added support
  • Comfortable padded Airmesh back panel with Spire Channel and PE sheet for extra back support
  • BackSaver bottom panel with compression
  • Top access zippered dedicated laptop pocket with padding
  • Zippered, padded bottom power-cord pocket
  • Front side electronics organizer pocket
  • Large main compartment with hydration port
  • Secondary compartment with organization
  • Zippered, dedicated laptop compartment
  • Front-side, secure electronics organization pocket
  • Front daisy chain with Hypalon® reinforcement
  • Side stretch-woven water-bottle pockets
  • Stretch-woven accessory pocket on shoulder strap
  • Reflective hits
  • Volume:2150 in3, 33 liters
  • Dimensions: 20 x 13.5 x 9.5 in, 51 x 35 x 24 cm
  • Weight: 3 lbs 1 oz, 1390 g

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5 Star Rating


5 Stars jts1968 - October 21 2011

Love this backpack! Lots of pockets, zippers, pouches to keep items in. Light, heavy duty. No complaints! Would definitely recommend this product for all ages.

5 Stars Student12 - February 2 2011

I am a college student at a university and I am currently taking 16 hrs. Most reviews I read about the Surge went something like, "it fits all my stuff" or "holds everything I need." Well, I don't know how much stuff they have or what they need; so, this will be a detailed description of what I can fit into the Surge. As I said, I am taking 16 hrs. so I have a lot of materials that I need to haul around all over a large campus. For starters, the main organizer compartment is phenomenal! I carry several supplies (multiple high lighters, pens, pencils, a scientific calculator and a simple calculator, and other general supplies) and the compartment neatly organizes all of it! The large storage compartment can hold 4 one inch binders; while I place 3 books in the designated laptop compartment (book#1: 538 pages, book#2: 906 pages, and book#3: 1,113 pages). I can place book#4: 358 pages, in the main organizing compartment cause it stretches at the bottom. At this point, it is absolutely maxed! It is a very tight squeeze for all this to fit...but it does all fit! I can also squeeze a wide 32oz. water bottle in the side holder! That covers the maximum storage capacity. The Surge advertises that it can store up to a 15" laptop. However, I have a 17" dell studio laptop and it will fit in the designated laptop compartment. I do have to remove the battery in order for it to fit; and again, it is a very tight fit for 17" laptop...but it does fit! If I am carrying my 17" laptop in the designated compartment, I can still fit 2 one inch binders and 2 books (book#1: 1,300 pages & book#2: 538 pages) in the main storgae compartment. I can also store my power cord, mouse pad, and mouse in the very front compartment with ease! That covers basic necessities for the light days, which there are only two. I had read in other reviews the Surge was big and uncomfortable. Well, while it is big it is certainly not uncomfortable. I am 6'3" and 225lbs., this backpack fits me perfect! I love the straps the Surge has...they're wide and durable. The extra padding on the back is really nice as well! Also, if you are carrying as much weight as I do on a daily basis, be sure to cinch the straps up after you put it on; what this does is take the load off your back and makes you stand up straight while carrying a heavy me, this makes a tremendous difference! The straps are very easy to adjust, just one quick flip and they're all the way out again, so there is no hassle about doing it eveytime you put it on and take it off. I don't think there is another product out there that can come close to the Surge and I will purchase another one if I ever need another backpack!

5 Stars Nicolas H. - June 15 2010

Great deal!
I get my Backpack just 2 days after my order, and it was all I wanted. the size is perfect for all my books and my Laptop. Also for my trips out of the country. Thanks!

5 Stars Shopper - June 11 2010

Just What I Needed
It was just the right size for 2-3 day trips. Light enough to carry by hand or over one shoulder. Wanted it for short business trips and it worked great on my very first one. Thanks all.

5 Stars CL - March 11 2010

Good size for small trips
Just received this backpack and I am happy to see that all the positive things I read about it are true. It fits my MacBook Pro 15" perfectly, has plenty of space for other stuff and a lot of different compartments for organizing. I wanted a bigger backpack to take with me on planes carrying my laptop but also all the other things I don't want to check in. Also, it will allow me to pack enough things for weekend trips. My only worry from another review was that it would be too big for my 5.3 ft. But it isn't, it doesn't look oversized on my back. So nothing to complain about so far.

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