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Why We Like The Gear Shed

If we want to turn our backpacking tent into a basecamp shelter, deck it out with the MSR Elixir Gear Shed. Compatible with MSR's Elixir 2 and 3 tents, this ripstop polyester vestibule is treated with PU, silicone, and DWR treatments, so it can keep gear dry and happy while enjoying all the extra space that comes with keeping packs and shoes in their own shelter.

  • Gear Shed adds dry storage to MSR's backpacking tents
  • Light ripstop with various coatings to shed rain, snow, and wind
  • Fits Elixir 1, 2, 3 and Hubba NX, Hubba Hubba NX, Mutha Hubba NX
  • Item #CAS00CT

[fly] 68D polyester, polyurethane coating (1500mm), [canopy] 40D nylon ripstop, [floor] 70D nylon, DuraShield (3000mm)
Number of Doors
Vestibule Space
26.5sq ft
MSR Elixer 1, Elixer 2, Elixer 3, Hubba Hubba NX, Mutha Hubba NX
Claimed Weight
1lb 13oz
Manufacturer Warranty
limited 3 years

Tech Specs

California Proposition 65


Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 4

awesome tent accessory

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

it's awesome accessory to extend your tent space. but the color is grey and red, not white and red. i have a mutha bubba tent and it's white and red. i'm thinking to return this because the information on web page is wrong.

>Rating: 5

Worth its weight on your back

I've put it through the wringer
True to size

Used this on several multi-day trips now and it's fantastic. Especially if you're somewhere rainy, like crossing Iceland. It keeps everything organized, and close, and is well thought-out. Makes a light backpacking camp and a small tent feel like a basecamp.

>Rating: 5

MSR is the best

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I have several MSR products, and as always, the quality is the best!!!! And the gear shed is not the exception!!!! U just gotta have it!!!

>Rating: 5

Dog house

Love this. Especially for dogs. And shoes and gear and everything else.

>Rating: 5

Awesome Basecamp Attachment

I've used it several times

This Gear shed attachment for the Elixir is awesome! I was little worried before purchase after reading other reviews about how easy it would be to attach. After a few nights backpacking and camping with the gear shed, I’m stoked on it! First time setting it up was semi tricky, but 2nd and 3rd time I set it up super smooth and taught. It saw some light rain and snow with medium 20 mph winds the other weekend and preformed great! I had 3 other peeps, dog and my gear hanging out cooking and chilling all evening in my 2 man tent with the attachment on while winds roared and rain drizzled outside, we hung out all warm and comfy out of the elements. I am looking forward to having this as a basecamp for the group when weather is less than ideal but you still want to hang out and eat. I was super impressed when the Gear shed is all sealed up how little breeze gets under the edges. It’s great to listen to the winds roar outside and feel very little air movement in the tent on cold winter nights. Then in the morning when the sun hits the tent and warms up you can open the vestibule on one side of the Elixir and the Gear Shed on the other side and get a great breeze through the tent as the openings face opposite directions and force air flow though tent to wick away any condensation that had built up through the night. Very well engineered shelter attachment that was worth the pickup.


Would this fit on a 2011 Hubba Hubba (not NX)? I've been looking for a matching green gear shed but striking out...