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The North Face Iron Peak Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 211 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Iron Peak - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

93% of the reviewers give the The North Face Iron Peak a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (93%)
Good (0%)
Average (2%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the The North Face Iron Peak

  • Most of the buyers said that the bag is excellent for your every-day carry, with plenty of space for a laptop, a tablet, a jacket and the other stuffs one needs for a day around town or light hiking.
  • A great feature mentioned by some users is that the ability to remove the internal flexible frame so you can roll it up and stuff it into another bag.
  • Most reviewers said that it is very lightweight, with comfortable straps, and just have the right size.
  • Some users said that the tapering shape allows full arm movement so you hardly know it's on your back.
  • One great feature mentioned by some users is that there is a separate pocket at the top which is nice for storing mobile phone and other important things.
  • Another great feature mentioned by the users is that the bag is washable and it dries quickly when you rinse it off.
  • Many reviewers said that although small, you can fit in a lot into this well-designed pack. There is one smaller pouch and a big compartment. And there are 2 drink holders.
  • Reviewers said that it is perfect for a one day trip.
  • Users like its look, they said that it is stylish, sporty and perfect for everyday wear and day trips.
  • Several users mentioned another feature that there is a waist strap and chest strap which will keep it from shifting while climbing or scrambling to the top of any mountain.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some reviewers complained that cords and the straps are not padded and the Belt straps are too thin.
  • Some reviewers complained that the backpack is smaller than their need.


Crowdsourced specs across all The North Face Iron Peak models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity28 l (1709 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.1 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width20 in (51 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these The North Face Iron Peak features:
  • Sternum strap
  • Media pocket
  • Reflective
  • Side pockets

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

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

TNF28 l2.1 oz0.08 oz/L


vs The North Face Bags

The The North Face Iron Peak ranks #3 compared with the other The North Face bags.

Top 5% The North Face bag

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3The North Face Iron Peak
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vs All Bags

The The North Face Iron Peak ranks #176 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

RMK Outdoors

For anyone looking into the Router or Surge daypacks by North Face who doesn't need a ton of storage the Iron Peak is the way to go.

Posted 15 July 2016 by Trevor - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019