MSR Elixir 3-Person Tent

MSR Elixir 3-Person Tent

MSR Elixir 3-Person Tent is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 36.
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Product Description Item No.   10238337

FEATURES of the MSR Elixir 3-Person Tent

  • MSR Footprint included
  • Unique pole geometry creates optimizes headroom
  • Star-patterned skylight allows for excellent views
  • Two large, easy-entry StayDry doors and vestibules
  • Light gray rainfly color (neutral light)
  • Dual rainfly vents for cross ventilation
  • Mesh and solid canopy fabric for venting, warmth and privacy
  • Color-coded poles, clips and webbing for easy setup
  • Waterproof, taped-seam rainfly and bathtub-style floor
  • Lightweight guy-outs
  • Bar tack reinforced stress points
  • Multiple pockets for easy organization

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Floor Fabric: 70D PU Nylon Taffeta
Ultralight: Yes
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Floor Area: 39 Square Feet
Number of Poles: 2
Packed Dimensions: 20 x 8 in.
Peak Height: 41 in.
Product Technology: DWR
Tent Pole Material: Aluminum
Vestibule Area: 17.5 square feet
Rainfly Fabric: 68D Ripstop Polyester
Tent Fabric: Nylon
Minimum Trail Weight: 5 lbs, 10 oz
Weight: 109 oz
Features: Free Standing, Vestibule, Footprint Included, Double Wall
Best Use: Backpacking
Sleep Capacity: 3
Seasons: 3-Season
Number of Doors: 2
DWR tech

Durable Water Repellant
DWR (Durable Water Repellent) is a coating that is applied to fabrics which makes them water-resistant, or hydrophobic. A DWR finish doesn't interfere with breathability, which makes it perfect for adverse conditions in the backcountry.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from The little tent that could... Back in March I decided to sell all my stuff, move out of my apartment, and live in a tent so I could be close to nature. My previous tent was a one person MSR, and it never disappointed so I decided to give a bigger MSR tent a try. This tent weathered storm after storm. It kept me dry during a particularly rainy and wet spring and summer in NC. It rained alot, so the bottom would get a teeny bit wet around the corners, but it always dried quick once the sun came out. I lived in it for FOUR MONTHS! I will forever think of that time as one of the most romantic experiences of my life. When friends would check in during a storm I was so happy to say, "don't worry about me, I have the little tent that could."
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fool Proof Set Up! The Elixir 3-Person tent is sturdy enough and light enough to take backpacking and comfortable enough to use while car camping with ample space for activities with two people. The color coordination of the poles, clips, and webbing makes set up a straightforward gentle breeze. The poles themselves are the best I have ever had personal experience. They are strong and do not bend in high wind and they fold up very nicely. The footprint doesn’t offer the same protection as a heavy duty tarp, but the rain fly overhead has kept me and my camping partner dry through heavy rain and wind. The large doors and extended headroom allow for easy ingress and egress of the tent.
Date published: 2016-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High performance I've been doing more backpacking and camping with my son's Boy Scout troop. They camp rain or shine. It's not always handy to bring a bunch of tarps and other large heavy gear. I bought the elixir three hoping it would keep me and my stuff dry during rainy conditions and be useful for backpacking. My expectations were exceeded. Though this tent is not extremely lightweight, it stands up to heavy rain and wind with the best of them. There is easily enough room for two people and a bunch of gear or in a pinch three people can fit. I'm glad I bought this tent I would buy it again in an instant.
Date published: 2015-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good durability but wouldn't call it lightweight My husband and I bought this tent a year ago and have since been on many adventures with it. Durability is a big thing for us because we camp with our dog (a German Shepherd) most of the time. Although she loves being in a tent with us there is always the opportunity for harder wear on it. So far we are incredibly happy with how it has held up on many different occasions. Love that it came with a footprint too! All that being said, it us pretty darn heavy as a backpacking tent so I would sacrifice some of that durability and go with a lighter weight 3p if I was to purchase another tent.
Date published: 2015-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Tent for Couple's get away! This tent has performed very well under extreme conditions. I have slept soundly through rain storms, vicious wind, and while it is a 3-season tent, it even handled a blizzard quite well. Gaze at the stars on a warm night, or use the included rainfly to add shelter from the elements. This tent sets up in 2 minutes, the color coated tabs make it easy for first timers and kids too. Biggest vestibules out there, for plenty of gear storage. I personally think it is great for sleeping 2, but certainly could squeeze in a third hiker in a pinch. Packs up small, weighing less than 5 lbs. I will use this tent for the next decade, so it was well worth the price.
Date published: 2016-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Tent! Bought my Elixir 3 last year. Used it for the first time in late March early April in the Red River area in Kentucky. Did not have a chance to put it up before the trip so I was not sure how it would go up. Had my daughter (17) with me on her first back back trip. Rain hit hard half way through the day. Found a place to camp, rain had stopped but more was coming. The tent went up so quick and easy. My daughter did most of the work. We were dry the rest of the night! Please keep producing quality products like the Elixir line. Along with your MSR filters, stoves, Seal Line bags and Therm a Rest pads. Thanks again! Bruce
Date published: 2016-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light, big and easy to set up. I bought my tent six weeks ago, I have read a lot and a lot of reviews about the perfect trekking tent. And believe me, there is a lot reviews. I bought the MSR elixir for 3 persons. I was surprised about the weight. The package was to light. But everything was there. Last weekend we went out hiking for the first time with this tent. It took us about 15 minutes to put it up. It was huge! The night after it took us under five minutes to put it up. I love this tent, I hope it will follow me around the world. Thanks MSR! Cheers/ Johan the swede from Denmark.
Date published: 2016-09-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great tent Bought this tent a few months ago and has used it to tropical mountains here in the Philippines. From the base of a volcano (Pinatubo) to the ridges of Ilocos and the tropical mountains of Palawan and it worked great. Handled strong winds and kept us toasty throughout the night. The tent is not the lightest but it weights less than the local 2P tent available here so all is good. Handles condensation well too and the mesh wall is a nice feature, good for those clear night skies but keeps the bugs out. Having a footprint to go along the tent also is another factor since we were trying to save up to buy some other camping stuff. I have no complaints so far but I'll just leave it at 4/5 stars because I know MSR will improve this tent a bit further.
Date published: 2016-08-24
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