MSR - Elixir 3 Tent

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MSR - Elixir 3 Tent

Availability: In stock

Stock #: 873IX

With all the features you expect from MSR, the freestanding Elixir 3 tent offers first-time (and long-time) backpackers an extremely livable, surprisingly lightweight 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 two large vestibules for storing gear. 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.


  • Lightweight: Minimum weight is just 2.53 kg (5 lb 10 oz), or set up in Fast & Light® mode for 1.92 kg (4 lb 4 oz).
  • Livable: Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats;adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views.
  • Easy Access: Two large StayDry™ doors and two vestibules with optimized zipper orientation.
  • Fast Setup: Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing for fast and easy setup.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Color Red
Shelter Type Double Wall Tent, Freestanding Tent
Capacity 3 person
Season 3 season
Doors 2 Door
Floor Area 39.5 sq. ft / 3.67 sq. m
Tent Floor Area sq feet 39
Vestibule Area 17.5 (8.75 + 8.75) sq. ft
1.63 (.82 + .82) sq. m
Floor Dimensions 84 in x 50 in
2.13 m x 1.27 m
Peak Height 41 in / 104 cm
Number of Poles 2
Pole Material 7000 series aluminum
Packaged Weight 6 lbs 13 oz / 3.1 kg
Trail Weight 5 lbs 10 oz / 2.53 kg
Fast Pack Weight 4 lbs 4 oz / 1.92 k
Tent Trail Weight Oz 68
Packed Size 20 x 8 in / 51 x 20 cm