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The North Face Apex Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 624 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Apex - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

87% of the reviewers give the The North Face Apex a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (87%)
Good (0%)
Average (12%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the The North Face Apex:

Reviewers like these things about the The North Face Apex

  • Many reviewers commend The North Face Apex duffel bag for the optimal comfort and breathability it delivers.
  • According to users, the bag is large enough to carry everything needed for a tough workout.
  • Reviewers note that it has a vented external pocket to keep gear separate and dry.
  • Testers noted that the pack is durable due to its fabric.
  • Several of those who have tried the pack noticed that it has a water-resistant body fabric which could handle any terrain.
  • Other users thought that the pack ensures balance and load stability.
  • Reviewers noted that it has side clips that could allow the bag to expand or compress in volume.
  • Testers said that it has external and internal zipper stash pockets for wallet, electronics, and keys.
  • Other testers thought that its large zippered main compartment could also store essential items including clothes.
  • Reviewers indicated that it has top haul handles for easy carry.
  • They also mentioned that it could also be carried using a crossbody shoulder strap.
  • Testers praised its good-looking design.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer had issues with the strap of the bag.
  • Another reviewer noted it might be quite uncomfortable to wear.


Crowdsourced specs across all The North Face Apex models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.7-0.9 oz (0.3-0.4 kg)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these The North Face Apex features:
  • Windproof
  • Water resistant

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


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The The North Face Apex ranks #24 compared with the other The North Face bags.

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The The North Face Apex ranks #717 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019