Our most livable 1-person backpacking tent.
MSR’s most livable camping and backpacking tent for one, the MSR Elixir 1 tent sets up fast and features a large vestibule and plenty of room for soloists.
The MSR 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.
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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. Footprint included.
Livable: 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.
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, plus red vestibules for fast and easy setup.
Privacy: Mesh and solid fabric panels offer ventilation, warmth and privacy.
Minimum Weight 3 lbs 15 oz/1.78 kg
Packed Weight 4 lbs 12 oz/2.16 kg
Floor Area 20 sq. ft/1.86 sq. m
Vestibule Area 12 sq. ft/1.11 sq. m
Tent Volume 28 cu. Ft/793 liters
Number of Poles 2 7000 series aluminum
Interior Peak Height 39 in/99 cm
Packed Size 19 x 6 in/48 x 15 cm
Number of Doors 1
Rainfly Fabric 68D ripstop polyester 1500mm
Polyurethane & DWR
Canopy Fabric 40D ripstop nylon DWR
Mesh Type 20D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric 70 taffeta nylon 3000mm polyurethane & DWR