Updated for 2019: The ultimate 2-person shelter for long-distance backpacking trips.
Ultralight weight is critical for thru-hikers and long-distance backpackers, and at .41 kg (14 oz), this shelter meets that requirement and others: excellent ventilation, good protection, and enough livable space for two to be comfortable for weeks or months on the trail. It’s also an extremely packable and adaptable shelter. Use the Mesh House on its own for bug-free protection—a necessity in the High Sierras—or pair it with the Thru-Hiker 70 or 100 Wing (sold separately) for added wind and rain coverage. Whatever the trail—AT, PCT, CDT or TBD—this shelter system lets you configure the right combination of weight and protection that’s right for your trip, and any section along the way.
Beginning in 2019, MSR’s ultralight tents and shelters feature their unique Xtreme Shield™ System that does away with conventional seam taping for durable, precision-stitched seams that last far longer on lightweight tents. IIf you anticipate camping in heavy or extended rain, MSR recommends sealing the seams where necessary. Seam sealing will ensure maximum waterproof defense and a tent with exceptional longevity. It’s easy to do with
GEAR AID® Seam Grip +FC™ Fast Cure Sealant or use the Seam Grip +WP™ for ultra-long-lasting performance.
- Ultralight: Minimum weight of just .41 kg (14 oz) when you use your trekking poles for setup.
- Livable Space: Floor plan accommodates 2 large camping pads plus gear.
- Breathable Protection: Micromesh canopy for maximum ventilation, moisture control and bug-free protection; durable Xtreme Shield™ waterproof floor.
- Added Protection: Pair with a compatible Thru-Hiker 70 Wing or 100 Wing (sold separately) for versatile protection options.
|Color||Red||Weight (Standard)||1 lbs 2 oz|
|Weight (Metric)||0.48 kg||Length (Standard)||84 in|
|Capacity||2||Minimum Weight (Standard)||14 oz|
|Minimum Weight (Metric)||0.41 kg||Packaged Weight (Standard)||1 lbs 2 oz|
|Packaged Weight (Metric)||0.48 kg||Floor Area (Standard)||30 sq. ft|
|Floor Area (Metric)||2.78 sq. m||Tent Volume (Standard)||58 cu. ft|
|Tent Volume (Metric)||1642 liters||Interior Peak Height (Standard)||38 in|
|Interior Peak Height (Metric)||96 cm||Packed Size (Standard)||10 x 4 in|
|Packed Size (Metric)||25 x 10 cm||Number of Doors||1|
|Mesh Type||10D polyester micro-mesh||Floor Fabric||15D ripstop nylon 1200mm Xtreme Shield|
|Material(s)||None||Country of Origin||Imported|