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The North Face VE 25 Tent

Summit Gold
Summit Gold

This product is no longer available.


  • Multiple exterior guy points, no-stretch Kevlar® guylines with cam adjusters and an internal guy system provide stability in extreme storms
  • Continuous pole sleeves increase structural integrity; DAC Featherlite® NSL poles slide through without snagging
  • 2 large doors allow easy access and good ventilation; 2 vestibules for gear storage
  • Full-coverage rainfly includes pole-supported front vestibule with snowflaps and a stake-out rear vestibule for gear stowage
  • Internally adjusted mesh top vents ensure spindrift melts onto rainfly
  • Polyurethane windows, cold crack tested to -60°F, improve living conditions by increasing light and views
  • Taped, seam-tensioned true bathtub floor offers the clean angles and usable space of a catenary cut without requiring seam sealing
  • Waterproof, polyurethane-coated rainfly and floor provide superior protection and durability
  • Reflective guyline loops and zipper pulls help locate tent in the dark, minimizing the risk of tripping over guylines or kicking it loose
  • For a lightweight setup during nice weather leave tent body behind; use the rainfly and footprint (sold separately) with the poles and stakes
  • Includes DAC stakes with pull-cords and 4 fabric snow stakes


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Best Use Mountaineering
Seasons 4-season
Sleeping capacity 3-person
Minimum trail weight 10 lbs. 13 oz.
Fly / footprint pitch weight 7 lbs. 10 oz.
Packaged weight 11 lbs. 12 oz.
Packed size 9 x 24 inches
Floor dimensions 104 x 85 inches
Floor area 48 square feet
Vestibule area 11 + 5 square feet
Peak height 39.5 inches
Number of doors 2 doors
Number of poles 5
Pole material Aluminum DAC Featherlite NSL
Pole diameter 9.0 millimeters
Canopy fabric Ripstop nylon
Floor fabric Coated nylon taffeta
Rainfly fabric Coated ripstop nylon
Design type Freestanding

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