The North Face Prophet 52 Backpack


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The North Face Prophet 52 is a high-performance, lightweight workhorse engineered with mountain-savvy technology. This backpack features a light and sophisticated V Radial™tubular aluminum frame system that's bomber tough and engineered to mirror the natural movements of your back. Its independent breathable E-VAP™foam-molded back panel and hipbelt provide exceptional fast and light comfort, while a perforated frame sheet adds support and shape. Tough it up features include SuperFabric® reinforced tool-attachment zones, a large, reinforced, easy-access crampon pocket, reinforced and adjustable ski-carry stabilizers, double-layered, reinforced pack bottom, and a generous new hood design with two zippered stash pockets. The torso and shoulder strap support systems are fully adjustable and accommodate a variety of torso sizes. You can also fill the internal bladder sleeve with your favorite hydration system. The North Face's premiere technical pack, the Prophet 52 is athlete-tested in the most demanding mountain conditions possible.


  • Material: 315D Bombastic™Cordura® nylon
  • Exclusive, indestructible Bombastic™auto-airbag fabric
  • Simple, supportive, lightweight tubular V stays
  • SuperFabric® reinforced tool-attachment zones
  • Large, reinforced, easy-access crampon pocket
  • Generous new hood design with two zippered stash pockets
  • Double-layered, reinforced pack bottom
  • E-VAP™foam-molded back panel and hipbelt
  • Hypalon® reinforcement wings
  • Reinforced, adjustable ski-carry stabilizers
  • Stays:Tubular Aluminum V
  • Frame Sheet:Yes, Perforated
  • H20 Compatible: Yes
  • Access:Top
  • Volume:S: 2925 in3 (48 liters) M: 3300 in3 (54 liters) L: 3550 in3 (58 liters)
  • Extended Volume:S: 3250 in3 (53 liters) M: 3650 in3 (60 liters) L: 4000 in3 (65 liters)
  • Dimensions:M: 23" x 13" x 10" (59 cm x 33 cm x 26 cm)
  • Weight: S: 3 lbs 3 oz (1445 g); M: 3 lbs 6 oz (1530); L: 3 lbs 8 oz (1585 g)

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Review Summary

4 out of 4

1 Reviews

Quality: 4 / 5
Carrying Capacity: 4 / 5
Weight: 1 / 5

1 Ratings & Reviews

Quality: 4 / 5
CarryingCapacity: 4 / 5
Weight: 1 / 5

Good capacity and weight
June 11, 2011

PROPHET 52 is a just good size for an overnight camping. It is easy to shoulder it because it fits my body. I felt very light when I shouldered it at the first time.

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Available sizes, while supplies last, include size small, size medium and size large: s, m, l.

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