Elixir 2

Product No: 9217

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, our 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.
Lightweight: Minimum weight is just 2.10 kg (4 lb 10 oz), or set up in Fast & Light® mode for 1.61 kg (3 lb 9 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.
 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

Minimum Weight
4 lbs 10 oz / 2.1 k
Packed Weight
5 lbs 13 oz / 2.64 k
Fast & Light® Minimum Weight w/ footprint
3 lbs 9 oz / 1.61 k
Vestibule Volume
18 (9 + 9) cu. ft / 510 (255 + 255) liters
Floor Area
29 sq. ft / 2.69 sq. m
Tent Volume
45 cu. ft / 1274 liters
Vestibule Area
17.5 (8.75 + 8.75) sq. ft / 1.63 (.82 + .82) sq. m
Body Weight
1 lbs 14 oz
Frame Weight
1 lbs 6 oz / 610 g
Interior Peak Height
40 in / 102 cm
Rainfly Weight
1 lbs 10 oz / 750 g
Packed Size
20 x 7 in / 51 x 17 cm
Number of Doors
Number of Poles
2 7000 series aluminum
Number of Stakes
6 Aluminum
Rainfly 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
Country of Origin
Made in Taiwan
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