MSR FreeLite 2 Tent

Color: Sahara/Tan
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Lighten your pack without sacrificing tent space with the ultralight, semifreestanding MSR FreeLite 2 tent, designed for hikers who make the most of 3-season adventures without being weighed down.

  • Features

    • Updated design is half a pound lighter than the previous version of the FreeLite 2—minimum trail weight is only 2 lbs.
    • True rectangular floor (no foot taper) and 39 in. of headroom (3 in. more than before) make the tent spacious and livable for 2 people on ultralight backpacking trips
    • Micromesh tent body minimizes condensation, keeps out the bugs and lets in the stars on clear nights
    • Waterproof bathtub-style floor protects from the elements
    • 2 no-curve tent doors keep you from having to crawl over your tent partner in the middle of the night, and they feature zippers that are easy to use with one hand
    • Zippers zip closed to a single point so you always know where to open the doors, even in the dark
    • DuraShield™-coated rainfly and floor and taped seams keep the elements outside where they belong
    • Cutaway rainfly saves weight and features large vestibules for storing any gear you don't want inside
    • Easy in-and-out vestibule doors have StayDry™ rain gutters to keep water from dripping onto you and your gear
    • Unified hub-and-pole system and symmetrical, semifreestanding design make setup super quick
    • Super-strong, lightweight DAC NFL aluminum tent poles stand up to use and the elements
    • Interior pockets and overhead gear loft pockets are perfect for headlamps, sunglasses and other quick-access items
    • New tech-friendly pockets feature cable ports at the corners for headphone and charging cords
    • Reinforced patches, stitching at guy points and locking anodized stake loop grommets boost durability
    • Includes tent body, rainfly, poles, stakes, guylines, stuff sack and setup instructions


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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use




    Sleeping Capacity


    Minimum Trail Weight

    2 pounds

    Packaged Weight

    2 lbs. 5 oz.

    Packed Size

    4.5 x 18 inches

    Floor Dimensions

    84 x 50 inches

    Floor Area

    29 square feet

    Vestibule Area

    15 square feet

    Peak Height

    39 inches

    Number of Doors

    2 doors

    Number of Poles


    Pole Material

    DAC NFL aluminum

    Pole Diameter

    8.7 millimeters

    Floor Fabric

    15-denier ripstop nylon with a 1,200 mm Durashield polyurethane coating

    Rainfly Fabric

    15-denier ripstop nylon with a 1,200 mm Durashield polyurethane coating

    Footprint Included




    Design Type


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    3 reviews with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars

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