The North Face Recon Pack - Men's
Not for me.
Not what I thought it could be. Looking for a new backpack for EU trip and even around town here in NYC. Looks great. Feels great. But as soon as you put anything in the front top section it wakes the rest of the pack feel useless. As it became so too heavy that I couldn't put anything in the main s...
6 months ago
Looks great but not sure on durability
Bought this bag at the local REI. Loved the shape, capacity and fit. Decent price too. However, the seam is fraying and there is already a hole on the seam near the zipper. This is after a three day trip on a flight and to/from a hotel with light fill. Disappointing with the quality to have a frayed...
8 months ago
Hate the front mesh pocket
Overall the quality of this backpack seems good. I like the organization and the water bottle pockets. However, I just cannot get over how droopy and sloppy the front mesh pocket looks. It was already droopy when I received it and I suspect may get more stretched out over time. Returning.
5 months ago
The North Face Recon is almost a great travel pack
First, I purchased this pack for travel use only. That is, for carrying all those essentials you want to have easy access to while on planes, trains, etc. I use my REI Trail 40 pack for day hiking.
The Recon pack is overall a good pack with a few exceptions. It’s large, perhaps too large, for a tr...
1 year ago
Great pack but doesn’t stand upright
This is a very sharp looking pack; it looks good when wearing; doesn’t sit too high or low on the back. Numerous external lash points for hanging carabiners and stuff; the front webbed pocket holds more than I thought it would; the side water bottle pockets easily hold my 1liter Yeti. It would be pe...
1 year ago
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