The North Face's Spectrum 23 co-opts the wind to stand up to huge gusts
By Eric Hagerman
Posted 08.16.2005 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Most tents are designed to fend off the wind, but The North Face´s Spectrum 23 invites it in through the front door-and ushers it right out the back. Built with a conspicuous awning that funnels wind through vents in the dome, the Spectrum ($260; thenorthface.com) can withstand 130mph winds, making it the strongest in the industry (100 mph is the previous best rating).
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