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The North Face Surge II Daypack


    The North Face Surge II Daypack

    Power through the day with the Surge II daypack from The North Face, which boasts plenty of pockets for easy organization and dedicated sleeves for both a laptop and tablet.

    • $125.00

    Item # 833724

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    • Dedicated, zippered and padded laptop compartment handles laptops up to 17 in.; neoprene sleeve holds up to a 10 in. tablet
    • Main pocket holds books, papers and files
    • Middle pocket features a deluxe organizer and front pocket features dual zip access to multiple pockets for must-have items
    • Zippered and padded bottom compartment is sized to hold a power cord and other accessories
    • Side stretch-woven pockets keep water bottle from bouncing around
    • Adjustable, padded shoulder straps and padded back panel offer load-carrying comfort; polyethylene sheet along back adds structure and support
    • Padded and stowable hipbelt enhances carrying support and stability
    • Constructed of abrasion-, moisture- and tear-resistant ballistic nylon for exceptional durability
    • The North Face Surge II daypack also has reflective hits to increase visibility in low light and a daisy chain to lash on gear
    • This pack is endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association, recognizing the comfort and function of its shoulder straps, back panel and interior organization

    Please note: The North Face products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.


    Item 833724

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    The North Face Surge II Daypack Specs
    Best use
    32 liter
    1,953 cubic inches
    6 + 2 main compartments
    17 + 10 inches
    Ballistic nylon
    19 x 14 x 8.5 inches
    3 lbs. 1 oz.
    Bag style
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Number of exterior pockets
    Laptop compartment
    Fits laptop size (in.)
    Carry-on size

    The North Face Surge II Daypack

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    Rated 4.3235/5 based on 34 reviews
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromOn the fence This pack is geared more to school or office. The main compartment is to narrow and will hold maybe 2 big books. I was looking for something more versatile for hiking and overnights with work in 2nd place. The capacity is plenty, you just lose a lot from the main compartment. i put it as expensive for avg.
    Date published: 2013-03-21
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromNF Surge II This pack was a selection I made over looking and testing multiple packs w/ the same/similar options. The quality, durability and engineering that went into this pack put it in a class well above most others and I look foreward to many years of service from it.
    Date published: 2013-02-27
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromClose to perfect for my needs Zippers are the Achilles heal of all these packs, and they are OK but not perfect on this one.
    Date published: 2013-04-10
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat Mutlifunction Backpack Large, smooth operating zippers make getting into the many compartments easy. Plenty of room for laptop, accessories, electronics, papers and EDC items. Even when full it sits high and tight to your back with strong, wide shoulder straps - very comfortable for walking. Have had it now for 6 months and still looks and works great. 2 Drawbacks: - Haul handle is a thin, fabric loop and has no real rubber "handle" or wire rope. I'm always afraid of pulling it out when storing it on a hook or when lifting it up when full. - The pack does not have a flat bottom and does not stand up freely. It flops over easily to front or back when empty - a pain especially when putting things into it.
    Date published: 2013-12-04
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat Day Pack I got this for school and often have to bring a lot of textbooks and notebooks plus a computer. I have a very long torso and this sits really well on my back, giving me plenty of support. Love all the pockets and haven't had any trouble with zippers. The only thing I think could be improved is the carry handle. Since I can put so much stuff in this pack, the handle feels flimsy and cuts into my hand on days I'm carrying a lot.
    Date published: 2014-02-05
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromSurge II - the sequel is just as good. I had the original Surge for many years, and it still works great. I didn't even consider replacing it, since it lasted so well. I got this upgrade to Surge II as a gift and it's just as good as the original. The front pocket with compartments is better on this version, so all my pens and accessories are better organized. The only negative is that as a lefty, the right hand-biased zipper on the laptop sleeve bugs me. Overall, it's a great successor to the original Surge.
    Date published: 2014-01-19
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromAmost Perfect I purchased this pack primarly to protect a new 15.4" computer that my wife and I are sharing. The pack is beautiful and has plently of room for the laptop, a tablet, notebook, cables, and accessories. It is extremely comfortable when worn. My only complaint is the size of the grab handle at the top of the pack. Although it is very sturdy it is only about 1/2' wide. A wider handle would be nice.
    Date published: 2014-04-13
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromteamleal I wanted a bag that could handle 1) the gym, 2) 3 day trips, 3) a laptop, 4) mountain biking, 5) day hikes. It was between this and another bag. This bag has done well, so I'm sticking with it. Here's the lowdown: 1) It works well enough for the gym. There's no vents for wet clothes though - I think there's a SOC bag that has an exterior compartment, but other than that, there's not much else. 2) Packed it with a laptop and 3 days worth of clothes. The separate laptop compartment is EPIC during the airport security checkpoint. Took it to a conference, and had just enough room for everything. Also, the zippers are heavy duty and easy to engage. 3) Fits a 15" laptop with room. There's a power cord pocket on the side (in place of the 2nd water bottle pocket). As noted in 2 above, the access to the laptop is easy - so if you need an all-in-one bag - this is a definite contender. 4) Still gotta use this on a mountain bike. The back is breathable - but its a big bag. I'll update this after the first ride. There is no bladder option on this bag (unless you hack the laptop area). 5) Used it on a all day bike ride (easy riding) with friends & carried a 6 pack of beverages with ice. Totally comfortable. Given that, it'll probably suffice for any day hikes. An added bonus is that it has a fleece sunglasses pocket - which makes glasses easy to find - as long as you put them back. : ) Overall, I would recommend it - its a workhorse. If you don't want the laptop space, then there are other options - otherwise its pretty good.
    Date published: 2012-08-15

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