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The North Face Minibus tent for 3 makes it easy to bring the creature comforts of home to the backcountry. This 3-season tent has great interior space and thoughtful livability features.

  • Stable 3-season shelter features 2 doors, 2 vestibules and a comprehensive color-coded design that speeds setup
  • Several well-designed technical elements improve the simplicity of pitching and help the tent remain taut and adjustable during use
  • Color-coded DAC Featherlite® NSL poles and webbing clips match up for easy pitching; these poles use an anodization process that lessens environmental impact
  • Join the canopy and fly in 1 easy click with specially designed clips
  • DAC Jake's Feet at tent floor corners keep the canopy taut and the structure sound, regardless of weather
  • H-Clips at pole crossings concentrate fabric tension at the strongest points in the tent's architecture and reduce weight
  • C-Clips create significantly greater interior volume while maintaining a campsite-friendly footprint size
  • Twist-clips make pitching and disassembly easy and fast, and save weight
  • Superlight siliconized nylon rainfly material is rugged and weatherproof; fully taped bathtub floor
  • 2 large vestibules match up with 2 large D-shaped doors; clever stash pockets in the vestibules can be accessed from inside or outside the tent
  • Large clear end window in vestibule allows weather watching
  • High-low ventilation design harnesses convection and crossflow to help expel moisture vapor and prevent interior condensation
  • Convenient overhead pockets stow headlamps and fragile items; abundant gear loops allow you to hang items from ceiling
  • Reflective guyline loops, guylines and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls make life easier at night
  • The North Face MInibus 3 includes compression stuff sack, stakes and guyline
  • Average minimum weight specification is based on tent, rainfly and poles only
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The North Face Minibus 3 Tent - 2012 Closeout Specs
Best use
6 lbs. 3 oz.
2,82 kilograms
4 lbs. 12 oz.
6 lbs. 12 oz.
7 x 24 inches
91.5 x 68 inches
232 x 173 centimeters
43 square feet
11.5 + 11.5 square feet
43 inches
109 centimeters
2 doors
DAC Featherlite NSL aluminum
9 millimeters
Coated ripstop nylon/polyester mesh
Coated nylon taffeta
Coated ripstop nylon
Freestanding tent
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