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THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent

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  • THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent

    A venerable classic, The North Face 2-person Tadpole 23 tent is as light and user-friendly as ever but with improved ventilation.

    Features/Benefits:

    • Full-mesh tent body provides outstanding ventilation, which reduces condensation
    • DAC Press-Fit poles are light yet strong
    • Easy-to-use clip pitch system also reduces tent weight
    • Comprehensive color-coded pitch system for easy setup
    • Fully taped bathtub floor and full-zip doors
    • Convenient overhead pockets for stowing headlamps and fragile items
    • Abundant gear loops for hanging gear and wet clothes
    • Fly only pitching option
    • Footprint sized specifically for this tent is sold separately; please type 3658482 into search

  • THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent

    EMS_Sale Yes
    Length 7 ft. 1.5 in.
    Width 3 ft. 9 in.
    Primary Use Backpacking
    Floor Area 26 sq. ft.
    Doors 1
    Vestibule Area 9.1 sq. ft.
    Peak Height 40.5 in.
    Min. Weight 4 lb. 10 oz.
    Max. Weight 5 lb. 7 oz.
    Packed Size 6 x 23 in.
    Freestanding Yes
    # Main Poles 3
    # Fly/Vestibule Poles 0
    Floor Fabric 70D/190T nylon taffeta
    Floor Coating 5000 mm PU
    Rainfly Fabric 75D/190T polyester ripstop
    Rainfly Coating 1500 mm PU
    Canopy Fabric 75D/190T nylon ripstop
    Tent Weight 4-6lbs
    Pole Frame Clips
    Pole Material DAC Press-Fit aluminum
    Seasons Spring-Fall
    Sleeps 2

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THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent
 
4.0

(based on 5 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (5)
  • Easy to set up (5)
  • Fly works well (4)
  • Waterproof (4)
  • Comfortable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backpacking (5)
    • Car camping (3)
    • Hiking (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid adventurer (4)
      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Survivalist / minimalist (3)

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great for Philmont camping/ hiking

    By Scout camping

    from Kirkwood, PA

    About Me Casual Adventurer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Fly Works Well
    • Lightweight
    • Sturdy
    • Waterproof

    Cons

    • Too Cramped

    Best Uses

    • Backpacking
    • Hiking

    Comments about THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent:

    My 2 sons will be going to Philmont Scout Ranch and the tent is prefect weight for the hike, but floor space was smaller then we thought.

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Minimalist

    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good Tent

    By Josh the winter sleeper

    from Oneonta, NY

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Fly Works Well
    • Lightweight
    • Sturdy
    • Waterproof

    Cons

    • Too Cramped

    Best Uses

    • Backpacking
    • Backyard
    • Beach
    • Car Camping
    • Hiking

    Comments about THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent:

    this is my first north face tent. I live in upstate NY and we went out in early Febuary. It was about 8 degrees when I set up, set up is easy, self explanatory, it would be very tight for two people but one person has plenty of room. collapses small and is light weight, the mesh ceiling without the fly is very nice and appears to circulate the air well.

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Minimalist

    (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    great tent, made for 2 better for 1....

    By nitewalker

    from east killingly, connecticut

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Fly Works Well
    • Sturdy
    • Waterproof

    Cons

    • A Tad Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Backpacking
    • Car Camping
    • Hiking

    Comments about THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent:

    this is my most used tent. i used it in florida for 30 nights straight without an issue. i use it up here in the northeast during winter and the tent has held up nicely. the tadpole is made for two people but it is best suited for one person. one person will have plenty of room in this tent. at 4lbs 10ozs the weight is a little much but that is really not an issue. overall the tadpole 23 does its job and does it well.i can only give it a 4 star rating due to the weight....

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort Driven

    (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Little disappointed

    By Spencer

    from NY

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Sturdy

    Cons

    • Leaky

    Best Uses

    • Backpacking
    • Beach
    • Car Camping

    Comments about THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent:

    Got the Tadpole at an EMS sale in 2006. While I was initially satisfied the rainfly started falling apart last year and now leaks along every seam. I did my best to dry out the tent after every use and do proper tent care, but I only got about 8 trips out of the tent. Next tent I buy will not be from the North Face.

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Minimalist
     
    5.0

    Shelter From The Storm!!!

    By Gman

    from Western Massachusetts

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Fly Works Well
    • Lightweight
    • Sturdy
    • Waterproof
    • Windproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backpacking
      • Climbing
      • Mountaineering

      Comments about THE NORTH FACE Tadpole 23 Tent:

      This lightweight backpacking tent sets up quickly and easily. The three pole design is perfect because of the incredible stability the extra pole makes. I have been in terrible weather conditions, including rain, snow, and strong winds. This tent will withstand really poor weather conditions due to its low profile and three pole design.

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Comfort Driven
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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