MSR Introduces New Value-Priced Backpacking Tents

Elixir 2 Tent Body  © MSR
MSR Elixir 2 Tent without fly
MSR (Mountain Safety Research®), the Seattle-based manufacturer of standard-setting, high-performance outdoor equipment since 1969, has introduced two new tents for the Spring/Summer 2014 season. The MSR Elixir 2 tent and the MSR Elixir 3 tent offer first-time (and long-time) backpackers an extremely livable, surprisingly lightweight backpacking tent at a great value.

The Elixir 2 and the Elixir 3 tent each offer two large doors and vestibules for easy access, plus a large a large interior floor space. Both models include a footprint, which offers multiple setup options, including free-standing and Fast & Light®  pitch using just the footprint and the rainfly. Designed for 3-season use, the tent balances breathable mesh fabric with solid canopy fabric for venting, warmth and privacy. 

The extremely livable design features a door zipper orientation that allows the vestibule door to hang out of the way for unrestricted access, while the unique pole geometry creates optimized head room for each person. An adaptable rainfly allows for excellent stargazing views and also features rain gutters on the doors for increased protection in wet weather. Setup is fast and easy, thanks to color-coded poles, clips and webbing. A large floor space allows for 51 cm (20 in) mattresses to fit side-by-side. 

MSR Elixir 2 Tent

MSR Elixir 2 Tent with Rainfly  © MSR
MSR Elixir 2 Tent with fly

Capacity: 2

Minimum Weight: 2.2 kg (4 lb, 11 oz)

Fast & Light Weight: 1.61 kg (3 lb, 9 oz)

Livable Volume: 1274 + 510 L

Interior Peak Height: 1.02 m

RRP: £200.00

For more info visit the MSR Website.

For an overview of the Elixir 2 tent, watch: 

MSR Elixir 3 Tent

Capacity: 3

Minimum Weight: 2.53 kg (5 lb, 10 oz)

Fast & Light Weight: 1.92 kg (4 lb, 4 oz)

Livable Volume: 1784 + 510 L

Interior Peak Height: 1.04 m

RRP: £250.00

For more info visit the MSR Website.

For an overview of the Elixir 3 tent, watch: 


See the easy Elixir tent setup here: 

MSR Elixir 2 Tent Overview  © MSR
MSR Elixir Tent top-down view
MSR Elixir 3 Tent Fast & Light Setup  © MSR
MSR Elixir 3 Tent Fast & Light Setup

MSR Elixir 3 Tent  © MSR
MSR Elixir 3 Tent side profile

About MSR (Mountain Safety Research)

Seattle-based MSR has been engineering standard-setting high-performance outdoor equipment since 1969. A commitment to quality manufacturing and innovation ensures customers are outfitted with the finest, most reliable gear available for outdoor adventures. MSR® product lines include: stoves, fuel, cookware, water treatment, hydration systems, shelters, trekking poles, wearables, snowshoes, snow tools and backcountry poles.  The majority of MSR products are made in the company’s Seattle, U.S.A. and Cork, Ireland manufacturing facilities. For more information, visit








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logo£186.00. Elixir 2 & 3 with Exclusive Wind Anchor Kit and Footprint Offer
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