The most livable 2-person backpacking tent in its class.
The MSR® Elixir 2 tent is an extremely livable performance backpacking tent and an ideal option for backpackers seeking an easy-to-assemble tent at a great value. 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.
- Livable: Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views.
- 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 for fast and easy setup.
- Privacy: Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy.
- Frame Weight (Metric): 0.61 kg
- Frame Weight (Standard): 1 lbs 6 oz
- Capacity: 2
- Fast & Light® Weight w/ footprint (Standard): 3 lbs 9 oz
- Fast & Light® Weight w/ footprint (Metric): 1.61 kg
- Minimum Weight (Standard): 4 lbs 10 oz
- Minimum Weight (Metric): 2.1 kg
- Packed Weight (Standard): 5 lbs 13 oz
- Packed Weight (Metric): 2.64 kg
- Floor Area (Standard): 29 sq. ft
- Floor Area (Metric): 2.69 sq. m
- Vestibule Area (Standard): 17.5 (8.75 + 8.75) sq. ft
- Vestibule Area (Metric): 1.63 (.82 + .82) 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
- Freestanding: yes
- 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
- Vestibule Volume (Metric): 510 (255 + 255) liters
- Vestibule Volume (Standard): 18 (9 + 9) cu. ft