MSR Elixir 3


  • Updated for 2018: MSR's most livable 3-person backpacking tent.

    With all the features you expect from MSR, the freestanding Elixir 3 tent offers campers and backpackers an extremely livable backpacking tent at a great value. The tent design provides plenty of headroom and space for three full-size adults and their mats, two large doors for easy entry, and new larger vestibules with 35% more storage space. Balancing breathable mesh fabric with solid canopy fabric, the 3-season Elixir 3 tent provides ventilation, warmth and privacy, while the included footprint offers multiple setup options, including a freestanding Fast & Light pitch with rainfly.

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    • Livable: Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits three 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.
  • Packed Weight 7 lbs / 3.19 kg
    Minimum Weight 5 lbs 14 oz / 2.66 kg
    Capacity 3
    Area 39.5sq. ft. / 3.67 sq. m
    Tent Volume 63 cu. ft / 1784 liters
    Doors 2
    Vestibules 2
    Vestibule Area 24 sq. ft / 2.22 sq. m
    Vestibule Volume 708 liters / 25 cu. ft
    Poles 2 Aluminum 7000 Series
    Interior Peak Height 41 in / 104 cm
    Length 84 in / 213 cm
    Floor Width 68 in / 172 cm
    Packed Size 20 x 8 in / 51 x 20 cm
    Rainfly Fabric 68D ripstop polyester 1500mm Polyurethane & DWR
    Canopy Fabric 40D ripstop nylon DWR
    Mesh Type 20D nylon micro-mesh
    Floor Fabric 70D taffeta nylon 3000mm polyurethane & DWR


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