The North Face Minibus 23

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Specs

Capacity 2
Canopy Fabric 40D 210T Nylon Ripstop
Floor Fabric 70D 210T Nylon Taffeta with 5000 mm PU Coating
Fly Fabric 40D 238T Siliconized Nylon with 1500 mm PU Coating
Floor Area 35 sq ft / 3.25 sq m
Number of Poles 4
Pole Diameter 9.0 mm, 9.6 mm
Stuffed Size 24 in x 6.5 in / 61 cm x 16 cm
Trail Weight 5 lb 15 oz / 2.7 kg
Total Weight 6 lb 12 oz / 2.88 kg

Reviews

-1

Live in Grande Prairie Alberta, Canada. Purchased…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Design: Awesome
Sleeps: 2
Ease of Setup: Piece of Piss
Weight: 2.7kg
Price Paid: $299 US

Live in Grande Prairie Alberta, Canada. Purchased the Minibus 23 online 14 days ago, have had had it set up in the kitchen for 3 days straight, can't wait to peg this out! Best tent ever, so much room for 2.7kg of total tent weight! Worth every dollar and I'll tell you that for free!

Manufacturer's Description

Visit The North Face's Minibus 23 page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Wait out storms more comfortably in the Minibus 23 Tent from The North Face that provides larger interior volume with a relatively compact footprint size. Revel in its roominess while you stay comfortably dry, protected by a polyurethane-coated fly and fully-taped bathtub floor. This product was selected for the Outside Magazine 2009 Buyer's Guide.

- Mountain Gear

A lightweight tent with floor space for two, this cutting-edge backpacking tent provides maximum internal usable space that leads the industry's standards. New Ball Cap clips simplify taught pitching, comprehensive color-coded poles and webbing pitch system makes pitching easy, and a large front window provides a clear view of your surroundings.

- The North Face

This tent from The North FAce has space for two. Provides maximum internal usable space. Comprehensive color-coded poles and webbing pitch system makes pitching easy. Large front window provides a clear view of your surroundings. Features: Huge vestibules for two. Inside-outside pockets. Fully taped bathtub floor. Convenient overhead pockets to stow headlamps and fragile items. Abundant gear loops.

- Appalachian Outdoors

North Face Minibus 23 - A lightweight tent with floor space for two, this cutting-edge backpacking tent provides maximum internal usable space that leads the industry's standards. New Ball Cap clips simplify taught pitching, comprehensive color-coded poles and webbing pitch system makes pitching easy, and a large front window provides a clear view of your surroundings. Recipient of the prestigious 2009 New & Notable award from Climbing magazine. Lightweight, with huge vestibules and thoughtful livability features for two. DAC Featherlite NSL poles. Ultralight Twist-Clip canopy pitch system. Ingenious Jakes Foot at tent floor corners. Easy-to-use Ball Cap clips on brow pole ends. Comprehensive color-coded pitch system includes poles, canopy and fly. Two large vestibules matched with two large D doors. Exclusive inside-outside pockets. Large, crystal clear PU (weather-resistant) window allows for easy weather watching. Fully taped bathtub floor. High-low venting system harnesses convection and crossflow. Convenient overhead pockets stow headlamps and fragile items. Abundant gear loops. Compatible with Gear Loft #2. Compression stuff sack included.

- Massey's Outfitters

The North Face Minibus 23

Discontinued

The Minibus 23 has been discontinued. It last appeared in The North Face's 2011 product line. It was replaced by The North Face Minibus 2 as of Spring 2012.

MSRP:
$359.00

The North Face Minibus 23 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 15, 2013 at Mountain Gear.

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