MSR Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Grey


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  • MSR  Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Grey
  • MSR  Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Grey
  • MSR  Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Grey
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MSR Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Grey

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Manufacturers Product Code: 02762

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Product Description

Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent

New: Lightweight, spacious backpacking tent for two.

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.
Color Red
Capacity 2
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
Frame Weight 1 lbs 6 oz / 610 g
Interior Peak Height 40 in / 102 cm
Packed Size 20 x 7 in / 51 x 17 cm
Number of Doors 2
Freestanding yes
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
Country of Origin Imported

 

Product Specification

Weight 2100g

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MSR Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Grey reviews

MSR Elixr 2 Tent. - 07 May 2017

This review is for: MSR Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Grey

My first lightwight packing tent and I'm very pleased.
I took it on a 3 day bike trip following the Sarn Helen route and it was easy to set up after a long days riding. Comfy to spend the night in with plenty of headroom and the next morning I was impressed with how easy it was to pack away.
I would recommend this tent.

Review submitted by K. Chester

 

Excellent backpacking tent - 30 Dec 2016

This review is for: MSR Elixir 3 Lightweight Backpacking Tent

Lightweight, easy to put up, sturdy construction and very roomy inside (got the 3-man to 2 people as a bonus but well spaced even for 3). The 'star gazing' thing is just a gimmick though as you have to star gaze through netting! Also note that the mesh is completely see through so not much privacy there. No problems with condensation on the times we used it and it kept out the rain well. Make sure you peg down the vestibules properly or the zip is a pain to do up.

Review submitted by sntr

 

Great tent, but fly sheet bit fiddly - 24 Jul 2016

This review is for: MSR Elixir 4 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Green

Great tent and really easy to put up. Perfect for the the four of us - two adults and two dogs.
As far as we can see, there are two downsides to this tent, the standard guy lines that is comes with are a little thin and can be difficult to see (the cure there is the msr tags, or as we've done, the night zipper pulls) and the fly sheet, is actually quite fiddly to put on without it touching the tent inner on the two diagonally opposite corners, the corners adjacent to the tent openings. Otherwise, comfortable roomy and very well made.

Review submitted by Paul

 

Excellent Tent - 02 Jun 2016

This review is for: MSR Elixir 3 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Green

As always from MSR the products they produce are always high quality but usually the price reflects this.
This is a cheaper tent from their range. But this is a bargain, its not really lightweight. enough to backpack with and is a tad bulky, but if you're travelling light or you can split between you its ideal.
Its easy to assemble and is very stable considering its height
It handles the rain very well and the guttering stops you getting wet when you open the door
Great value, Its very well made. I did worry about its waterproofness but not a worry

Review submitted by Geoff

 

High quality tent - 15 Mar 2016

This review is for: MSR Elixir 2 Lightweight Backpacking Tent - Green

Very impressed with this tent. I have only used it for 3 nights but it kept us dry and it feels high quality.
(I had previously bought the Vango Mirage 200 but returned it to the shop because it felt low quality and was too small.)
I am 6' 2" and there was plenty of room to lie flat. Very spacious!

Review submitted by marcus

 

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