10 Best MSR Light Weight Tents for January 2021

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MSR Elixir 2-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent
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MSR Elixir 2-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing, Plus red vestibules for fast and easy setup

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Product Features

  • Includes an MSR Elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly
  • Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views
  • Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy
  • Built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability

Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views Built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability Includes an msr elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy

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MSR Hubba NX 1-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent, with Xtreme Waterproof Coating
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MSR Hubba NX 1-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent

with Xtreme Waterproof Coating

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

3-season solo backpacking tent that offers the most livable accommodations in a lightweight freestanding design

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Product Features

  • Pole geometry maximizes space with 18 sq. feet of floor area, interior peak height of 36 inches, plus 9 sq. feet of vestibule area
  • Xtreme Shield Waterproof Coating lasts up to 3 times longer than standard waterproof coatings; Easton Syclone Poles resist breaking in fierce winds
  • Complete setup weighs 2.9 lbs. and packs down to 18x6 inches; minimalist setup option uses footprint, poles, and rainfly and weighs 2.5 lbs.

Complete setup weighs 2.9 lbs. and packs down to 18x6 inches; minimalist setup option uses footprint, poles, and rainfly and weighs 2.5 lbs. Xtreme shield waterproof coating lasts up to 3 times longer than standard waterproof coatings; easton syclone poles resist breaking in fierce winds Pole geometry maximizes space with 18 sq. feet of floor area, interior peak height of 36 inches, plus 9 sq. feet of vestibule area

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MSR Access Lightweight 1-Person 4-Season Tent for Winter Backpacking (040818131169)
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MSR Access Lightweight 1-Person 4-Season Tent for Winter Backpacking (040818131169)

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Ultralight, 4-season, solo tent with hubbed poles make tent quick and easy to set up in cold environments

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Product Features

  • Rainfly vents reduce condensation; Xtreme Shield waterproof coating for long-term durability; one door; one internal pocket; multiple guy-out points
  • Made of aerospace composite materials, Easton Syclone poles resist breaking in severe conditions; limited mesh on the tent body keeps in warmth on cold nights
  • Tent has 1 door, 19 sq. feet of floor area with an interior peak height of 41 inches, plus 9 sq. feet of vestibule area
  • Care Instructions: Hand Wash

Care instructions: hand wash Tent has 1 door, 19 sq. feet of floor area with an interior peak height of 41 inches, plus 9 sq. feet of vestibule area Rainfly vents reduce condensation; xtreme shield waterproof coating for long-term durability; one door; one internal pocket; multiple guy-out points Made of aerospace composite materials, easton syclone poles resist breaking in severe conditions; limited mesh on the tent body keeps in warmth on cold nights

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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent, with Xtreme Waterproof Coating
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MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent

with Xtreme Waterproof Coating

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

3-season, 2-person backpacking tent that offers the most livable accommodations in a lightweight freestanding design. Floor Fabric - 30D ripstop nylon 3000mm Xtreme Shield polyurethane & DWR

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Product Features

  • Complete setup weighs 3.5 lbs. and packs down to 18x6 inches; minimalist setup option uses footprint, poles, and rainfly and weighs 3 lbs.
  • Pole geometry maximizes space with 29 sq. feet of floor area, interior peak height of 39 inches, plus 17.5 sq. feet of vestibule area
  • Xtreme Shield Waterproof Coating lasts up to 3 times longer than standard waterproof coatings; Easton Syclone Poles resist breaking in fierce winds

Pole geometry maximizes space with 29 sq. feet of floor area, interior peak height of 39 inches, plus 17.5 sq. feet of vestibule area Xtreme shield waterproof coating lasts up to 3 times longer than standard waterproof coatings; easton syclone poles resist breaking in fierce winds Complete setup weighs 3.5 lbs. and packs down to 18x6 inches; minimalist setup option uses footprint, poles, and rainfly and weighs 3 lbs.

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MSR Elixir 1-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent
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MSR Elixir 1-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing, Plus red vestibules for fast and easy setup

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Product Features

  • Includes an MSR Elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly
  • Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy
  • One person tent for solo backpackers and campers
  • Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits one large mat; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views; built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability

One person tent for solo backpackers and campers Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits one large mat; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views; built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability Includes an msr elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy

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MSR Elixir 4-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent
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MSR Elixir 4-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing, Plus red vestibules for fast and easy setup

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Product Features

  • Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy
  • Built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability
  • Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views
  • Includes an MSR Elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly

Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views Built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy Includes an msr elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly

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MSR Elixir 3-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent
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MSR Elixir 3-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing, Plus red vestibules for fast and easy setup

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Product Features

  • Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views
  • Includes an MSR Elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly
  • Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy
  • Built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability

Includes an msr elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits two mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views Built-in gear lofts and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls enhance livability Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy

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MSR Elixir 3-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent (2017 Model)
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MSR Elixir 3-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent (2017 Model)

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Easy Setup: Freestanding system features color-coded poles, clips and webbing for fast and easy setup.

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Product Features

  • Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy.
  • 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.)/Imported
  • Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits three mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views.
  • Includes an MSR Elixir Footprint that allows for a lightweight Fast & Light setup with rainfly.

Includes an msr elixir footprint that allows for a lightweight fast & light setup with rainfly. 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.)/imported Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy. Unique pole geometry optimizes headroom and fits three mats; adaptable rainfly allows for excellent views.

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MSR Elixir 4-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent (2017 Model)
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MSR Elixir 4-Person Lightweight Backpacking Tent (2017 Model)

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Easy access to doors and vestibules

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Product Features

  • Built-in attic gear lofts put critical gear within reach
  • Footprint included
  • Storm-ready, adjustable guy-lines pre-attached on rainfly
  • Optimized floor area sleeps four comfortably

Built-in attic gear lofts put critical gear within reach Optimized floor area sleeps four comfortably Storm-ready, adjustable guy-lines pre-attached on rainfly Footprint included

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MSR Zoic 1-Person Lightweight Mesh Backpacking Tent with Rainfly, Red
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MSR Zoic 1-Person Lightweight Mesh Backpacking Tent with Rainfly

Red

by Cascade Designs Inc.
What We like

Easy-pitch, hubbed pole design with lightweight, strong aluminum poles; long-lasting Xtreme Shield waterproof coating on tent body and rainfly

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Product Features

  • Spacious, lightweight backpacking tent with full micromesh canopy for excellent breathability and views
  • Wide floor plan and steep sidewalls create a roomy interior that accommodates a 25-inch wide mattress; built-in gear lofts store small items
  • Closure Type: Zipper
  • 21.5 square feet of floor area, interior peak height of 39 inches, plus 9 square feet of vestibule area
  • Care Instructions: Hand Wash

Care instructions: hand wash Closure type: zipper Spacious, lightweight backpacking tent with full micromesh canopy for excellent breathability and views 21.5 square feet of floor area, interior peak height of 39 inches, plus 9 square feet of vestibule area Wide floor plan and steep sidewalls create a roomy interior that accommodates a 25-inch wide mattress; built-in gear lofts store small items

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