MSR Elixir 2

MSR Elixir 2

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Product Description

The MSR® Elixir 2 tent is an extremely livable performance camping and backpacking tent and an ideal option for adventurers seeking an easy-to-assemble tent at a great value. Unlike many tents in this class, our freestanding tent design offers true-to-size capacity for two and features two large doors plus new larger vestibules with 35% more space. 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 tent is your remedy.

  • Livable: Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views; built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability.
  • 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, plus red vestibules for fast and easy setup.
  • Privacy: Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy.


Color Red Weight (Standard) 6 lbs
Length (Standard) 84 in Capacity 2
Minimum Weight (Standard) 5 lbs Minimum Weight (Metric) 2.24 kg
Packed Weight (Standard) 6 lbs Packed Weight (Metric) 2.77 kg
Floor Area (Standard) 29 sq. ft Floor Area (Metric) 2.69 sq. m
Vestibule Area (Standard) 24 sq. ft Vestibule Area (Metric) 2.22 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 DWR Mesh Type 20D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric 70D taffeta nylon 3000mm polyurethane & DWR Material(s) None
Vestibule Volume (Metric) 708 liters Vestibule Volume (Standard) 25 cu. ft



Ask a Question
  • I broke a pole on my elixir tent I purchased from the Squamish location in August. Can I get a new pole, etc, how would I go about that?

    Hello, we are sorry to hear that. The easiet and fastet way would be to reach out to MSR directly. Here is the link:

    Fill out hte form and they sould get back to you. I hope this helps!