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The North Face Canyonlands Review

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Seach Latta Outdoors for The North Face Canyonlands.


Wes, 0/0/00 User Rating: 
"Very lightweight one person tent. Perfect for backpacking no matter how many days you will not get tired from hauling this thing around. Would highly recommend to anyone."


Jeff Keenan, 0/0/00 User Rating: 
"I paid $100 for an unused tent off eBay, it lists at $180. The pros: it's lightweight; it feels like a tent, not a bivy; the all mesh body offers great ventilation (especially in hot, humid climes like Houston - I don't know how it would fare in colder areas); it comes with TNF's v-stakes, which are light but strong; it's easy to pitch; there is decent (if you're 6 ft. or shorter) head room to sit right in the middle of the tent; the polyester fly won't sag like nylon; it's a pleasant color; and the reflective zipper pulls rock on dark nights.
The cons: it packs about the same size as a two-man; the vestibule is very small - you'll get boots in there but plan on leaving your pack outside; it's not freestanding; the door opens down (which means even when rolled up it can be stepped on); it doesn't come with a separate pole bag; the guy lines are built in and are at a set length; I wouldn't recommend it for anyone over 6 feet tall. Any taller and you'll be touching the tent walls. It's wide enough to sleep on your back comfortably.

I can only recommend the tent if you live in a warmer part of the country and can get it on sale. Next time I think I'll suck it up weight-wise (5 lbs.) and go for a slightly heavier solo (Eureka Mountain Pass 1XT - great vestibules!) or a small two-man tent."


Dan Downey, 0/0/00 User Rating: 
"I selected this tent because of the large amount of floor space. I am 6'4" and weigh 255lbs. I needed the spacious 98"x48" rectangular design. Other solo tents that have this type of length are cone shaped at the end, and I didn't want my head in the cone! It weighs a little more than I wanted, but for the comfort it is no problem at all. For us bigger guys that want to keep the weight down, this is a great buy. As far as the fixed guy lines are concerned it doesn't take a whole lot of thought to adapt an adjustable line to the ends."


Dave, 0/0/00 User Rating: 
"Bought this tent as an alternative to the std tunnel shaped bivy shelters, and am very satisfied with it. Gives me enough room inside to stretch out, some vestubile space for gear, and enough space to sit up. Easy entrance through the big screen door. Can also be pitched on warm, clear nights without the fly to keep the bugs off. Have also used it in So Cal's mild winters. The single pole design makes it a non-free standing tent, but what bivy shelter is? Also, the slope of the flat sides is sufficient to shed minor winds (20mph). A little heavy for a bivy, a little pricy (got mine on sale), but a great value for solo packers."


dave, 0/0/00 User Rating: 
"the pros were the reason i bought it; it's light and compact with a simple pitch. All of which is true but the down side; its weak design the good head room leaves it exposed sides blow flat and the poles and guying are'nt strong enough for anything but a light breeze"


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