The North Face Women's Borealis Backpack

The North Face Women's Borealis Backpack is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 1710.
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The North Face Women's Borealis Backpack
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Popular and newly enhanced, The North Face® Women’s Borealis Backpack is back and better than ever. Upgraded FlexVent™ suspension provides the perfect female fit for your curves and improved organization with several fleece-lined media and storage pockets make this a must-have bag. The chest buckle includes a built-in whistle for added safety, while greater storage space makes the Borealis the perfect choice for any excursion.


  • Women’s specific backpack featuring FlexVent™ suspension system
  • Provides maximum support with women-specific, compression-molded shoulder straps
  • Features flexible attachment points contoured to follow a female’s torso for a perfect fit
  • Padded air-mesh, wicking lumbar back panel with a spine channel increases airflow and breathability
  • Protects your laptop in a padded, fleece-lined 13” L x 12” laptop sleeve in the main compartment
  • Offers quick and convenient access to your tablet with padded, fleece-lined, front tablet sleeve
  • Increases storage space and volume in front stash pocket with stretch side panels
  • Secondary compartment with internal organization to keep your belongings in order
  • Internal organization includes fleece-lined media pocket, zippered pocket and elastic webbing
  • Holds your sunglasses or electronics when not in use with external fleece-lined accessory pocket
  • Two stretch mesh water bottle pockets offer the ability to conceal contents and keep you hydrated
  • Enhances safety with with reflective bike-light loop, water bottle tabs and shoulder strap webbing
  • Built-in whistle in the sternum strap buckle for extra safety
  • Side compression straps allow you to adjust contents for travel
  • Removable waist belt for additional support during outdoors treks
  • Padded, comfortable top haul handle for comfort while carrying
  • Manufacturer’s Warranty: Lifetime


  • Best Uses: School, Sports
  • Number of Pockets: 8
  • Carry-on Size: Yes
  • Weight: 2 lbs., 9.62 oz.
  • Volume: 25 L
  • Dimensions: 18.75” L x 12.5” W x 8” D
  • Brand: The North Face
  • Country of Origin: Imported
  • Style: CHK3
  • Fabric Content: 210D Cordura nylon mini-ripstop, 420D nylon, 300D heather polyester, 600D polyester print, 1680D ballistics nylon


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for school I got this bag 6 years ago for school and travel before switching bags. It is still in great quality after years and years of use. I have used it for easy hikes, but I overall do not recommend this product for hiking use. Many zippers, good for computers and books, and it is well made. I would highly recommend this product for school or office use!
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Color not as pictured Ordered the rocket red/evergreen melange. Looks purple online. Which I liked. Recieved and it is red. Overall nice backpack.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE i got this backpack in the middle of the school year since my jansport backpack broke after the first 6 months. it's great for carrying your laptop with protection and other items too. super stylish
Date published: 2018-02-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointing Straps I bought this backpack with my birthday money and was excited to have such a beautiful design. However, after not even two months of regular schools use A STRAP RIPPED OFF!! It disconnected from the top of the backpack because of the thin fabric connecting it to then backpack. I didn't put any heavy books in it only your average notebooks. I took matters into my own hands and sewed it up but then a couple days after that, THE OTHER STRAP BROKE!! So now I'm wobbling around school with aching shoulders all day. I ran out of ways to keep the straps stable. Please help me North Face. I am at the top of my stress meter with this backpack.
Date published: 2018-02-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good for school, not for hiking I think I bought this when I didn't know what I was looking for in a backpack, and it wasn't cheap! Now that I've used others, I can't wait to get rid of this one and buy something else. Main cons: WAY too heavy, has a sloped bottom so when you put it down on the floor or a chair, it ALWAYS falls forward (silly, I know, but it bothers me). Also the side pockets I use for my water bottle have worn through and ripped (I've had this bag for 3 years). The back pad is so thick and wide, and it gets really hot if you're walking anything more than a couple blocks with it. Definitely don't recommend for hiking/ trekking but could be useful for someone who doesn't have to carry much or travel long distances... but maybe just use your purse.
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Happy I love this backpack, and I'm very happy with it! The only thing I don't like is that it doesn't stand up, which gets kind of annoying since I use it for school. Also, I got my backpack in white with coral detailing. It's super pretty but it's really hard to stay clean. I guess I should have been smarter and not gotten white! :)
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Color was not what was pictured. I ordered the zinc grey heather/ surf green women's borealis backpack and the backpack was much smaller than expected. The grey color also looked black and was not as attractive as what was pictured.
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love the design, but I find it very uncomfortable. I was really excited to get this backpack. I have had 2 in this style, but different colors. Going on a couple years with this style. I love all my North Face jackets and a matching backpack was a great add on. I am a college student, full time worker, traveler, hiker, beach goer, and a mom. I needed a backpack that could do anything. I love the design and durability. It has held up exceptionally well. However, the back has a harder piece that keeps it the same shape. It's great for that, but it bends. I thought maybe my first backpack was a lemon, but it turns out they're all like that. It does not stand up without leaning on something. For me, it is VERY uncomfortable to wear. The straps bother me when I'm hiking as I usually am in a tank top. They rub against my skin and hurt. There's just no flexibility and limited movement as well. It is also a heavier backpack without anything in it so if you have a lot, expect it to be heavy. It doesn't hold much. It has held everything I need up to this point, making it a great day backpack for one persons needs, but I'm not usually grabbing it as often as I'd like. I'd rather it be more lightweight and comfortable to grab and go. I do enjoy all of the pockets and places to add things. Sometimes I forget which pocket has what and it takes me a minute to find it just because it does have a lot of pocket space. Just not enough space to fit bulkier items.
Date published: 2018-01-12
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