New: 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 youre planning your first backpacking trip or your next one, the Elixir 2 the most livable backpacking tent in its class is your remedy.
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.
Minimum Weight 4 lbs 10 oz / 2.1 k
Packed Weight 5 lbs 13 oz / 2.64 k
Fast & Light® Minimum Weight w/ footprint 3 lbs 9 oz / 1.61 k
Vestibule Volume 18 (9 + 9) cu. ft / 510 (255 + 255) liters
Floor Area 29 sq. ft / 2.69 sq. m
Tent Volume 45 cu. ft / 1274 liters
Vestibule Area 17.5 (8.75 + 8.75) sq. ft / 1.63 (.82 + .82) sq. m
Body Weight 1 lbs 14 oz
Frame Weight 1 lbs 6 oz / 610 g
Interior Peak Height 40 in / 102 cm
Rainfly Weight 1 lbs 10 oz / 750 g
Packed Size 20 x 7 in / 51 x 17 cm
Number of Doors 2
Number of Poles 2 7000 series aluminum
Number of Stakes 6 Aluminum
Rainfly Fabric 68D ripstop polyester 1500mm Polyurethane & DWR
Canopy Fabric 40D ripstop nylon
Mesh Type 20D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric 70 taffeta nylon 3000mm Durashield polyurethane & DWR