M.S.R.®: Elixir 2

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Our Price: $249.95

    IMS#: 681057
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Caption: Elixir 2 Floor Plan + Elevation

Elixir 2 Floor Plan + Elevation

Caption: Elixir2 w/ Rain Fly

Elixir2 w/ Rain Fly

Caption: Elixir 2 View of Large Doors

Elixir 2 View of Large Doors

Caption: Elixir 2 Stargazer Ceiling

Elixir 2 Stargazer Ceiling

Caption: Elixir 2 Stargazer View

Elixir 2 Stargazer View

Caption: Elixir 2 Fast & Light® Setup

Elixir 2 Fast & Light® Setup

Caption: Elixir 2 Color Coded Clips & Poles

Elixir 2 Color Coded Clips & Poles


Surprisingly lightweight and easy to assemble, the new MSR® Elixir 2 tent is an extremely livable performance backpacking tent—and a great value for all its features. Unlike many tents in this class, M.S.R's freestanding tent design features two large doors, two large vestibules for storing gear, and true-to-size capacity for two. 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—the most livable backpacking tent in its class—is your remedy.


  • 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
  • Six Aluminum stakes


Capacity:2 Person
Minimum Weight:4 lb 10 oz/ 2.1 kg
Packed Weight:4 lb 10 oz/ 2.1 kg
Fast & Light® Weight:3 lb 9 oz/ 1.61 kg (with footprint)
Floor + Vestibule:29 + 10 sq ft/ 2.69 + .93 sq m
Livable Volume:45 + 18 cu ft/ 1274 + 510 L
Interior Peak Height:40 in/ 1.02 m
Rain Fly Weight:1 lb 10 oz / 750 g
Body Weight:1 lb 14 oz/ 850 g
Rain Fly Fabric:68D ripstop polyester 1500mm Polyurethane & DWR
Canopy Fabric:40D ripstop nylon
Mesh Type:20D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric:70 taffeta nylon 3000mm Durashield polyurethane & DWR
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