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The North Face Refractor Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 57 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 8 reasons to buy the Refractor - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

71% of the reviewers give the The North Face Refractor a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (57%)
Good (14%)
Average (28%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

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Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the The North Face Refractor

  • Reviewers found out that The North Face Refractor pack qualifies as a personal item rather than a carry on bag.
  • Users thought that the bag is an excellent pack as a substitute for the restrictive air travel.
  • Reviewers felt that it is perfect for business and tourism.
  • Testers said that the bag compartments are all perfectly designed.
  • Other users found that its split design makes organizing so much easier.
  • Many reviewers found that it is handy to take around town on the go.
  • According to some reviewers, the shoulder straps can be tucked away to make it look smart.
  • Testers mentioned that it holds a decent amount of gear within a reasonably compact design.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that it is too small.
  • Another reviewer mentioned that the bag is not comfortable for carrying over long distances.


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

Weight iconWeight3.5 oz (1.6 kg)

The bag is recommended for these activities:



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The The North Face Refractor ranks #34 compared with the other The North Face bags.

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The The North Face Refractor ranks #1219 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019