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The North Face Shadow Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 58 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Shadow - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

81% of the reviewers give the The North Face Shadow a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (64%)
Good (17%)
Average (10%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (7%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the The North Face Shadow

  • Many users praised The North Face Shadow backpack for its stripped-down yet highly functional design.
  • Users recommend the pack to be used in alpine climbing. It can also be used for hiking or camping.
  • Several reviewers thought that the bag was comfortable to wear.
  • Other users noted that the backpack is lightweight and versatile.
  • Several others mentioned its features is capable of handling the biggest alpine days.
  • Many of the users found several of its parts including a frame sheet and a hip belt removable when not in use to give that stripped down design.
  • Users thought that the balance of the bag remained the same albeit the extra weight placed on it.
  • Reviewers also noted that the pack was affordable yet durable as well.
  • Other reviewers found that its nylon material provides additional strength to the backpack.
  • Other reviewers praised the bag for being able to organize things well due to its sufficient number of pockets.
  • Testers found the backpack resistant to water.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that there might be a lack of external pockets.
  • Another user felt that the pockets are not stretchable enough.


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

Weight iconWeight1.1-2.2 oz (0.5-1 kg)
Length iconLength24.5 in (62 cm)
Width13.5 in (34 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these The North Face Shadow features:
  • Waterproof
  • Hip belt
  • Hydration compatible

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


vs The North Face Bags

The The North Face Shadow ranks #49 compared with the other The North Face bags.

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vs All Bags

The The North Face Shadow ranks #2379 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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2378The North Face Shadow
The North Face Shadow
2379Travelpro Crew
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2380Tumi V3
Tumi V3
2381Ultimate Direction Wasp
Ultimate Direction Wasp

Bag ID 31158. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019