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MSR Elixer 3 Backpacking Tent

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  • Regular price $ 299.95


The most livable 3-person backpacking tent in its class.

With all the features you expect from MSR, the freestanding Elixir 3 tent offers backpackers an extremely livable 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.

With all the features you expect from MSR, the freestanding Elixir 3 tent offers backpackers an extremely livable 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.
  • Livable: Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits three mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views.
  • Fast & Light Setup: Includes an MSR Elixir Footprint that allows for a lightweight Fast & Light setup with rainfly.
  • Easy Setup: Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing for fast and easy setup.
  • Privacy: Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy.
Color Red
Frame Weight (Metric) 0.73 kg
Frame Weight (Standard) 1 lbs 10 oz
Capacity 3
Fast & Light® Weight w/ footprint (Standard) 4 lbs 4 oz
Fast & Light® Weight w/ footprint (Metric) 1.92 kg
UPC Code 040818027660
Minimum Weight (Standard) 5 lbs 10 oz
Minimum Weight (Metric) 2.53 kg
Packed Weight (Standard) 6 lbs 13 oz
Packed Weight (Metric) 3.1 kg
Floor Area (Standard) 39.5 sq. ft
Floor Area (Metric) 3.67 sq. m
Vestibule Area (Standard) 17.5 (8.75 + 8.75) sq. ft
Vestibule Area (Metric) 1.63 (.82 + .82) sq. m
Tent Volume (Standard) 63 cu. ft
Tent Volume (Metric) 1784 liters
Number of Poles 1 Aluminum 7000 Series
Interior Peak Height (Standard) 41 in
Interior Peak Height (Metric) 104 cm
Packed Size (Standard) 20 x 8 in
Packed Size (Metric) 51 x 20 cm
Number of Doors 2
Freestanding yes
Rainfly Fabric 68D ripstop polyester 1,500mm polyurethane and silicone
Canopy Fabric 40D ripstop nylon DWR
Mesh Type 20D nylon micro-mesh
Floor Fabric 70D taffeta nylon 3000mm polyurethane & DWR
Vestibule Volume (Metric) 510 (255 + 255) liters
Vestibule Volume (Standard) 18 (9 + 9) cu. ft