The North Face Recon Backpack (Women's)

Product Details

Style: CE85

The North Face's 25L Women’s Recon Backpack is built to withstand your daily work and play adventures. It keeps you organized with a 15" laptop sleeve, tablet sleeve, and several pockets. The FlexVent™ injection-molded shoulder straps are designed specifically for a woman’s frame, making them secure and comfortable on the move. The stowable hipbelt and back panel take some weight off your shoulders, making the pack feel lighter. Mesh water bottle pockets and a hydration port prevent you from going thirsty.


  • Fabric: 420D nylon/600D polyester print/300D mini-ripstop/1680D ballistics nylon
  • Volume: 28 liters (1710 cubic inches)
  • Dimensions: 19" x 13" x 11"
  • Empty Weight: 2 lb 6 oz


  • Durable nylon fabrics combine into a tough pack
  • Women-specific FlexVent™ padded shoulder straps with PE foam for comfort
  • Padded Chemise back panel, Spine Channel, and PE sheet add support
  • Reflective light loop adds visibility at night
  • Winged, stowable hipbelt stabilizes and supports the load
  • Laptop and tablet sleeves store your electronics safely
  • Secondary compartment has organizer
  • Large front mesh drop pocket and small front-panel stash pocket
  • Mesh side pockets for carrying water bottles
  • Hydration port for use with water reservoir (sold separately)
  • Removable sternum strap adds stability

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"Does this have a laptop and a tablet sleeve? I am confused as I have seen different descriptions on this model."
1 Answers | Answer Question
Question by Jessica on 12/10/2014 - 7:22 am
"This bag does have both a laptop and a tablet sleeve!"
Answer by Sarah (Peter Glenn Staff) on 12/11/2014 - 5:35 pm

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