The North Face VE 25 3 Person Tent

The North Face
VE 25 3 Person Tent

The North Face VE 25 3 Person Tent is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 23.
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4.8 Star Rating
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Product Description Item No.   10303013

FEATURES of the The North Face VE 25 3 Person Tent

  • Fully taped, cut-in nylon bucket floor for added structural strength
  • Dual doors with poled dual-entry front vestibule
  • High-strength reflective guylines with equalizers at multiple attachment points
  • DAC poles and stakes deliver an unparalleled strength-to-weight ratio
  • Polyurethane (PU) port window cold-crack tested to -60°F/-51°C
  • High-low venting with multiple new venting options throughout
  • Glow-in-the-dark, color-coded zipper pulls
  • Has 8 interior pockets plus stuff pockets to quickly stow tent doors
  • Plentiful internal hanger loops
  • Four snow stakes included
  • Combination of pole sleeves and clips maximizes strengthand ease of pitch
  • Welded reinforcements at critical points on fly

Product Specifications
Tent Rainfly Fabric: 40D Nylon, 1500 mm PU/silicone coating
Tent Canopy Fabric: 40D Uncoated Nylon Ripstop
Tent Floor Fabric: 70D Nylon PU
Features: Vestibule, Fast Pitch, Free Standing, Double Wall
Weight: 188 oz
Packed Dimensions: 9 x 24 in.
Floor Area: 48 Square Feet
Floor Dimensions: 104 x 85 in.
Vestibule Area: 11 + 5 square feet
Peak Height: 48 in.
Number of Poles: 5
Tent Pole Diameter: 9 mm
Tent Pole Material: Aluminum
Tent Fabric: Nylon
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Best Use: Camping
Sleep Capacity: 3
Seasons: 3-Season
Number of Doors: 2
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have a 10-yr old version (pre Summit Series branding) This is an expedition tent. It's heavy. It'll stand up in absurd winds experienced above treeline. I've used it in the Cascades, Whites, Denali, Andes, Patagonia. I once had a pole bend when it snowed 3' in Yosemite but it was my fault (or my partner's) for not getting out and shoveling off a foot of snow around 3am. TNF sent me a new pole--guaranteed for life. I'm shocked anyone would buy this for car camping given it's $$$$. When I go summer camping below treeline I don't use this; it's too warm and unnecessarily heavy. One exception to that rule is if you anticipate 50+ mph winds, then use this and stake out every guy.
Date published: 2016-06-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Is new, lighter weight design a compromise with robustness? Just purchased a VE 25 tent from a TNF dealer & am concerned that while the new design (black/white canopy & black/gold fly) may be lighter in weight, the tent robustness may be compromised with the new design...rain fly now 40D, was 75D (may be more likely to leak, less heat retention, less wind break); clips in place of sleeves (create stress points); no more spacer to keep fly off of tent canopy (especially since it's thinner & when wet); & the doors no longer have a full screen. The Summit Series logo is also missing...does this mean the new design no longer meets the same performance tests - I'd like to see data comparing designs under field testing?? We have not used the tent yet, so I may be proven wrong...just my first impression.
Date published: 2016-02-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Reliable Old Workhorse Vents marginally better than its predecessors due to the vents on the top, but still is not a tent you want to be cooped up in for three days waiting out a blizzard with two tent mates. The poorly stitched stuff sack failed after a couple uses, and North Face doesn't have replacements for it. Bombproof. Could shed snow a little better. If you are much over 6', this is not your tent. The VE-24/VE-25 has been around forever, and there's good reason it is the standard against which other bombproof 4-season tents are measured.
Date published: 2018-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely Durable I bought the then VE24 "Windy Pass" version circa 1984. Have used it extensively over the years since. It's never failed me in years of backpacking, climbing and in recent years motorcycle touring. I actually bought the full rent VE25 some years ago after hearing that North Face was in financial trouble. I worried I might not be able to replace my trusty VE24. But the company stayed strong and aside from setting it up in my living room, the 25 has stayed in reserve. You can't kill these tents. One Gripe. NF quit selling the tent pole bag with the multi attachment loops. My duck taped original survives!
Date published: 2016-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ve-25 I love my new northface ve-25 four season tent. I owned a ve-25 that I bought in 1985 and it lasted for 30 years of really tough useage and I loved that tent but this new one is 100% better in every way! Every detail has been refined and improved and I expect it to perform even better!
Date published: 2015-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Total Security I've owned my VE-25 for two seasons now and love this tent. The only possible objection is that it's heavy, but since I almost always pull a sled in winter the extra four pounds compared to lesser tents isn't a concern. You get a lot of quality and security in that extra couple of pounds. Setup is easy once you have done it a few times. The guy line system is fantastic - easy, adjustable and stable. Once setup being inside this tent is a dream. There's storage everywhere, it ventilates well with vents completely accessible inside the tent. Reflective zipper pulls and an overall feeling of high quality seal the deal. I recently winter camped in strong winds, steady at 20+ mph with big gusts and slept like a baby all night. In winter it's easily 10 to 15 degrees warmer inside this tent than outside. I own several tents and am frequently looking at and researching others. I have other tents that are better for long summer hikes and for car camping, but if the weather is cold or sketchy this is the tent to use. I honestly don't think that there's a better tent out there.
Date published: 2014-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this problem i bought this tent because I wanted a multi-use and multi-season tent. One that can withstand winter-snow camping, and this tent fits the bill. It is heavy for one person to backpack, but easy to split between 2 people. It is very comfortable and feels secure in heavy windy cold weather. I anticipate many years of "not gentle" use out of this tent. I can't wait to push the limits this winter, hoping for "big snow" and getting cozy and comfortable in this tent.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Firm commitment I've use the VE 25 tent for over 3 decades now. I've mountaineered in Alaska and Glacier; backcountry expeditions in West Yellowstone at -40 and camped in Big Bend at 100+. I've use this tent religiously it most all situations and yes I've gone thru 4 tents. My first VE did not have a vestibule and I used it nearly every weekend for over three years in the high peaks of the Adirondacks and White Mountains it was great until I just wore it out in about 8 years, I returned it to North Face and but alas it couldn't be repaired however they replaced it, and the new one served me for almost 10 years. I came across the VE 25 "Guide" version, I bought it because I was wearing out the VE so quickly and the "Guide" still serves me well today as a backup or spare tent of use by others. However I still had the VE 25 which devoloped a mold problem on it and the waterproofness started to fail, so after 10 years I again returned it to North Face, they informed me the mold damage wasn't covered under the warranty, however they sold me a new VE25 at a reasonable cost and to this day is my primary tent for three seasons. The VE25 tends to be too warm in the summer months, the ventilation is ok, but when you're at 90F+ it is hot. I resort to another NF tent for summer. But in winter especially in storms it's bombproof! I've been in blizzards, hurricanes and some great weather and I love this tent. When or shall I say IF my VEs wear out, I will replace them with a new VE.
Date published: 2014-01-02
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