The North Face Phoenix 3

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Single wall tents are a great way to keep weight down,…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it used
Price Paid: $200

Summary

Single wall tents are a great way to keep weight down, but you do need to manage the air flow to prevent condensation on cool nights. It is just one more skill. North Face did a great job on this design. It is palatial for two adults and comfortable for three. An easy dry pitch.

Pros

  • Dry pitch
  • Lightweight
  • Excellent doors offer protection in rain and one handed zipper operation.

Cons

  • Condensation

This tent pitches fast and easy without a footprint. No holes in the floor yet and I don't expect any. Pitched smooth and taut, and the doors work great one handed.

It is very easy to leave the rain outside when entering during a storm. Learn to pitch with a door facing the wind to enhance ventilation. Forcing ventilation really solves the condensation issue.

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The North Face Phoenix 3

previously retailed for:
$233.39 - $389.00

The North Face Phoenix 3 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 24, 2015 at SunnySports.

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