MSR Elixir 2 Tent with Footprint

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The 3-season MSR Elixir 2 tent combines generous living space with lightweight backcountry performance to create a durable, comfortable wilderness shelter for you and your backpacking buddy.

  • Features

    • Lightweight design weighs in at just 4 lbs. 10 oz.—or set up a minimalist shelter with the rainfly, poles and included footprint for only 3 lbs. 9 oz.
    • Unique pole geometry optimizes head and elbow room for livable space and fits two 25 in. wide mats (sold separately); adaptable rainfly allows for excellent view
    • 2 large doors and vestibules offer easy access
    • Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing for fast and easy setup


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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use




    Sleeping Capacity


    Minimum Trail Weight

    4 lbs. 10 oz.

    Fly / Footprint Pitch Weight

    3 lbs. 9 oz.

    Packaged Weight

    5 lbs. 13 oz.

    Packed Size

    7 x 20 inches

    Floor Dimensions

    84 x 50 inches

    Floor Area

    29 square feet

    Vestibule Area

    8.75 + 8.75 square feet

    Peak Height

    40 inches

    Number of Doors

    2 doors

    Number of Poles


    Pole Material

    DAC aluminum

    Pole Diameter

    9.3 millimeters

    Canopy Fabric

    20-denier nylon micromesh / 40-denier ripstop nylon

    Floor Fabric

    70-denier coated nylon

    Rainfly Fabric

    68-denier coated ripstop polyester

    Footprint Included


    Design Type


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