MSR Elixir 3 Backpacking Tent w/ Footprint - Discontinued Model

MSR Elixir 3 Backpacking Tent w/ Footprint - Discontinued Model

$299.95 $249.99

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 three-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.

  • Freestanding tent for three people
  • Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom
  • Star-patterned skylight allows for excellent views
  • Two large, easy-entry StayDry™ doors and vestibules with optimized zipper orientation
  • 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
  • Two poles
  • Six aluminum stakes included
  • MSR Footprint included
  • Color: Red
  • Interior peak height: 41"
  • Tent volume: 63 cu. ft.
  • Vestibule volume: 18 cu. ft. (9 + 9 cu. ft.)
  • Vestibule area: 17.5 sq. ft. (8.75 + 8.75 sq. ft.)
  • Body weight: 2 lb. 2 oz.
  • Frame weight: 1 lb. 10 oz.
  • Rainfly weight: 2 lbs. 2 oz.
  • Fast & Light weight: 4 lbs. 4 oz.
  • Packed dimensions: 20" x 8"
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From the days of the Eagle Ice Axe®, an early offering in its line, Mountain Safety Research® has grown into an industry giant with an eclectic array of products including tents, packs, snowshoes, and stoves. From its vast award-winning accomplishments have come such innovative products as the WhisperLite® stove, the Denali® snowshoe, and the Hubba Hubba® tent.

Started as a one-man crusade to call attention to the safety and quality of climbing equipment, the company has been dedicated to developing reliable and safe outdoor products for over 30 years. Its innovative, functional, and high-quality gear is designed and manufactured, with few exceptions, right here in the good ole' US of A - Seattle, to be exact.

So pick up some MSR gear and walk confidently during your next extreme (or backyard) adventure.
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MSR Elixir 3 Backpacking Tent w/ Footprint - Discontinued Model

SKU #:
UPC #:
Average packaged weight:
5 lbs. 10 oz.
Floor area:
39.5 sq. ft.
Pole material:
7000 Series Aluminum
Average minimum weight:
5 lbs. 10 oz.
Floor dimensions:
84" x 68"
Floor fabric:
70 Taffeta Nylon 3000mm Durashield Polyurethane & DWR
Number of poles:
Packed size:
20" x 8"
Peak height:
3' 5"
Rainfly fabric:
68D Ripstop Polyester 1500mm Polyurethane & DWR
Sleeping capacity:
Suggested use:
Tent body fabric:
40D Ripstop Nylon & 20D Nylon Micromesh
Vestibule area:
17.5 sq. ft. (8.75 + 8.75 sq. ft.)
5 lbs. 10 oz. 39.5 sq. ft. 7000 Series Aluminum $299.95 $249.99