Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent

NewNew: Lightweight, spacious backpacking tent for two.

NewNew: Surprisingly lightweight and easy to assemble, the new MSR® Elixir 2 tent is an extremely livable performance backpacking tent—and a great value for all its features. Unlike many tents in this class, our freestanding tent design features two large doors, two large vestibules for storing gear, and true-to-size capacity for two. The versatile tent balances breathable mesh fabric with solid canopy fabric to provide ventilation, warmth and privacy, while the included footprint offers multiple setup options, including a freestanding Fast & Light® pitch with rainfly. Whether you’re planning your first backpacking trip or your next one, the Elixir 2—the most livable backpacking tent in its class—is your remedy.

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Elixir 2, Red - $249.95 (USD)
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  • Lightweight: Minimum weight is just 2.10 kg (4 lb 10 oz), or set up in Fast & Light® mode for 1.61 kg (3 lb 9 oz).
  • Livable: Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views.
  • Easy Access: Two large StayDry™ doors and two vestibules with optimized zipper orientation.
  • Fast Setup: Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing for fast and easy setup.
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  • MSR® Footprint included
  • Unique pole geometry creates optimizes headroom
  • Star-patterned skylight allows for excellent views
  • Two large, easy-entry StayDry™ doors and vestibules
  • Light gray rainfly color (neutral light)
  • Dual rainfly vents for cross ventilation
  • Mesh and solid canopy fabric for venting, warmth and privacy
  • Color-coded poles, clips and webbing for easy setup
  • Waterproof, taped-seam rainfly and bathtub-style floor
  • Lightweight guy-outs
  • Bar tack reinforced stress points
  • Multiple pockets for easy organization
  • Freestanding Fast & Light® setup option allows you to set up tent with only the rainfly and included footprint for minimalist trips.
  • Adaptable rainfly can unclip and roll back from roof for increased visibility (stargazer view).
  • Zipper orientation allows vestibule door to hang out of your way for unrestricted access.
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Capacity2
Minimum Weight4 lbs 10 oz / 2.1 k
Packed Weight5 lbs 13 oz / 2.64 k
Fast & Light® Minimum Weight w/ footprint3 lbs 9 oz / 1.61 k
Vestibule Volume18 (9 + 9) cu. ft / 510 (255 + 255) liters
Floor Area29 sq. ft / 2.69 sq. m
Tent Volume45 cu. ft / 1274 liters
Vestibule Area17.5 (8.75 + 8.75) sq. ft / 1.63 (.82 + .82) sq. m
Body Weight1 lbs 14 oz
Frame Weight1 lbs 6 oz / 610 g
Interior Peak Height40 in / 102 cm
Rainfly Weight1 lbs 10 oz / 750 g
Packed Size20 x 7 in / 51 x 17 cm
Number of Doors2
Freestandingyes
Number of Poles2 7000 series aluminum
Number of Stakes6 Aluminum
Rainfly Fabric68D ripstop polyester 1500mm Polyurethane & DWR
Canopy Fabric40D ripstop nylon
Mesh Type20D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric70 taffeta nylon 3000mm Durashield polyurethane & DWR
Country of OriginMade in Taiwan

Made in Taiwan

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