MSR Elixir 1 Backpacking Tent w/ Footprint


MSR Elixir 1 Backpacking Tent w/ Footprint

MSR's® most livable tent for solo backpackers and campers, the Elixir 1 tent combines a fast and easy setup with generous accommodations. 

The versatile tent features a large vestibule for storing gear and one easy-entry door. The tent body balances breathable mesh with solid canopy fabric to deliver ventilation, warmth and privacy. Inside, a built-in gear loft keeps smaller items organized and within reach, while the glow-in-the-dark zipper pull is easy to find at night. Whether you’re frontcountry camping or trekking deeper into the wilderness, the Elixir 1 tent was built for livability at the highest level. 

  • Freestanding tent for one person
  • Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits one mat
  • Adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views
  • Built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability
  • One large door
  • Red vestibules aid easy set up
  • 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
  • Bar tack reinforced stress points
  • Multiple pockets for easy organization
  • Two poles
  • MSR Footprint included
  • Color: Red
  • Interior peak height: 39"
  • Tent volume: 28 cu. ft.
  • Vestibule volume: 12 cu. ft.
  • Miniumum weight: 3 lbs. 15 oz.
  • Packed dimensions: 19" x 6"
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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 1 Backpacking Tent w/ Footprint

SKU #:
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Average packaged weight:
4 lbs. 12 oz.
Floor area:
20 sq. ft.
Pole material:
7000 series aluminum
Average minimum weight:
3 lbs. 15 oz.
Floor fabric:
70 taffeta nylon 3000mm polyurethane & DWR
Number of poles:
Packed size:
19" x 6"
Peak height:
3' 3"
Rainfly fabric:
Sleeping capacity:
Suggested use:
Tent body fabric:
40D ripstop nylon DWR & 20D nylon micromesh
Vestibule area:
12 cu. ft.
4 lbs. 12 oz. 20 sq. ft. 7000 series aluminum $199.99