Nook™ Backcountry Tent

Maximum livability in a lightweight backcountry tent.

The Nook™ backcountry tent offers a unique experience – plenty of livable room in a tent that doesn't take up much space to begin with. We designed this tent to fit comfortably in small backcountry sites, but offer spacious living for two. Weight and bulk are kept to a minimum to help you cover long days on the trail, but durability remains high. The result is a backcountry tent that's smart and livable, not just lightweight.

Continue ...

Nook, Moss Green/Gray - $399.95 (USD)

Free shipping on all orders over $100

Available for U.S. addresses only.

Find the nearest stores that have stocked this product within the last six months by simply entering the city, state abbreviation, or postal code, and then clicking GO. We suggest you call the stores listed to confirm availability of the gear you want.


Please choose a product from the dropdown list above to view authorized online dealers.

  • Ultralight: At just over 3 lbs, the Nook™ backcountry tent is ideal for two fast-moving backpackers.
  • Compact & Spacious: Footprint fits in small backcountry tent sites, and interior comfortably accommodates two backpackers.
  • MSR® Durability: Durable fabrics and welded reinforcements give the Nook™ tent the strength to perform in rugged conditions.
  • Excellent Ventilation: Mesh windows and rainfly vents minimize condensation in tent.
  • Freestanding Setup: Add a trekking pole to make the Nook™ tent fully freestanding.
View specs in printer-friendly format
ColorMoss Green/Gray
Minimum Weight3 lbs 2 oz / 1.42 k
Packed Weight3 lbs 8 oz / 1.59 k
Fast & Light® Minimum Weight w/ footprint2 lbs 5 oz / 1.05 k
Body Weight1 lbs 3 oz / 550 g
Rainfly Weight1 lbs 2 oz / 500 g
Frame Weight12 oz / 344 g
Floor Area28 sq. ft / 2.6 sq. m
Vestibule Area6 sq. ft / .56 sq. m
Tent Volume48 cu. ft / 1359 liters
Vestibule Volume9 cu. ft / 255 liters
Interior Peak Height38 in / 96 cm
Packed Size20 x 6 in / 51 x 15 cm
Number of Doors1
Number of Poles2 DAC Featherlite NSL
Number of Stakes6 MSR MiniGroundhog™
Rainfly Fabric20D ripstop nylon 1000mm Durashield™ polyurethane & silicone
Canopy Fabric20D ripstop nylon
Mesh Type20D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric40D ripstop nylon 3000mm DuraShield polyurethane & DWR
Country of OriginMade in Taiwan

Made in Taiwan

Nook™ Backcountry Tent Instructions

Select Your Language

Sign Up

Welcome to
the adventure

Sign up to get the latest in gear, promotions, tech knowledge, and inspiration from MSR.

Sign up
Thanks for joining the adventure