Updated for 2018:
The MSR® Elixir 2 tent is an extremely livable performance camping and backpacking tent and an ideal option for adventurers seeking an easy-to-assemble tent at a great value. Unlike many tents in this class, MSR's freestanding tent design offers true-to-size capacity for two and features two large doors plus new larger vestibules with 35% more space. 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 tent is your remedy.
- Livable: Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views; built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability.
- Fast & Light Setup: Includes an MSR Elixir Footprint that allows for a lightweight Fast & Light setup with rainfly.
- Easy Setup: Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing, plus red vestibules for fast and easy setup.
- Privacy: Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy.
|Weight (Standard)||5 lbs 10 oz|
|Minimum Weight (Standard)||5 lbs|
|Minimum Weight (Metric)||2.24 kg|
|Packed Weight (Standard)||6 lbs|
|Packed Weight (Metric)||2.77 kg|
|Floor Area (Standard)||29 sq. ft|
|Floor Area (Metric)||2.69 sq. m|
|Vestibule Area (Standard)||24 sq. ft|
|Vestibule Area (Metric)||2.22 sq. m|
|Tent Volume (Standard)||45 cu. ft|
|Tent Volume (Metric)||1274 liters|
|Number of Poles||2 7000 series aluminum|
|Interior Peak Height (Standard)||40 in|
|Interior Peak Height (Metric)||102 cm|
|Packed Size (Standard)||20 x 7 in|
|Packed Size (Metric)||51 x 17 cm|
|Number of Doors||2|
|Rainfly Fabric||68D ripstop polyester 1500mm Polyurethane & DWR|
|Canopy Fabric||40D ripstop nylon DWR|
|Mesh Type||20D nylon micromesh|
|Floor Fabric||70 taffeta nylon 3000mm polyurethane & DWR|
|Vestibule Volume (Metric)||708 liters|
|Vestibule Volume (Standard)||25 cu. ft|