The MSR Hubba Hubba nx (grey) is a tent designed for backpackers who need a tent that can do it all while still being compact and lightweight.
The bestselling MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2-person tent feels as light and efficient to use as it does to carry.
From its optimized, symmetrical geometry and non-tapered floor that maximize space, down to its integrated, adjustable stake-out loops that speed setup, this tent redefines lightweight liveability.
Whether you’re setting out to climb the Sawatch Range or circumnavigate Mount Rainier along the Wonderland Trail, the free standing, 3-season Hubba Hubba tent lets you enjoy the full backcountry experience â€” including time spent in the tent.
• Ultralight: Minimum weight is 1.54 kg two Fast & Light options from .97 kg
• Maximum Space: Head and elbow room throughout tent; two large side-entry vestibules to store gear.
• Livable: Two large StayDry™ doors with built-in rain gutters; adaptable, cross-ventilating rainfly.
• Easy Setup & Packing: Unified hub-and-pole system with colour-coded clips; ultra-compact compression stuff sack.
Please note: This listing is for the White/Grey Hubba Hubba NX, shown in the video. Please see our other listings if you prefer the 'Euro Green' colour. (Bottom of this page)
Full list of features
• Optimized symmetrical geometry and non-tapered floor
• Large, easy-entry D-shaped StayDry™ door and vestibule
• Side entry zipper orientation
• Rain fly kickstand vent
• Adjustable rain fly (roll-up vestibule & stargazer view)
• Light gray rain fly colour (neutral light)
• Adjustable integrated stake-out loops
• Lightweight reflective guy-outs
• Durable high-tenacity nylon fabrics
• Reinforced Infinity bar tacks and lap-felled seams
• Durashield™-coated rain fly and bathtub-style floor
• Compression stuff sack with pull handle
Capacity 2 persons
Fast & Light® Minimum Weight w/o footprint 0.970kg
Fast & Light® Minimum Weight w/ footprint 1.19 kg
Minimum Weight 1.54 kg
Packed Weight 1.72 kg (EMS Office Scales 1720g + Footprint 190g)
Packed Volume for transport, EMS Office measurement – 8.9 Litres
Pole Length Packed, EMS Office measurement 430mm
Body Weight 0.57 kg
Rainfly Weight 0.55 kg
Frame Weight 0.42 kg
Floor Area 2.7 sq. m
Vestibule Area 1.62 (.81 + .81) sq. m
Tent Volume 1217 litres
Vestibule Volume 481 (240.5 + 240.5) litres
Interior Peak Height 100 cm
Packed Size 47 x 13 cm (approx 6.24 Litres)
Number of Doors 2
Free standing yes
Number of Poles 1 DAC Featherlite
20D ripstop nylon 1200mm Durashield™ polyurethane & silicone
Mesh Type 15D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric 30D ripstop nylon 3000mm DuraShield polyurethane & DWR
EMS Special Offer: MSR Hubba Hubba NX Combo Deal Includes MSR Footprint and Free 24hr Shipping.
Why do I need a Footprint? -- The MSR Footprint offers greater protection for the underside of your Hubba Hubba tent on rocks, gravel and gritty, sandy or rough surfaces. The footprint takes the wear & tear instead of tent floor which could add many extra years to the life of your tent. The Footprint helps to keep your tent clean in muddy conditions and allows more set up options for the Hubba Hubba (see secondary photos). The Footprint can also be used as a 'mini-tarp' which can be laid out on wet grass for picnics, wrapped over rucksacks or other gear to keep them dry, or strung up between trees to provide a rain shelter or to provide shade on hot days.
All Tents are shipped FREE via 24 Hour tracked courier service. (UK mainland only - may take longer for remote locations).
The Hubba series has been around for several years now and has seen small tweaks and modifications year on year, including less obvious, but vitally important changes in material technologies. I'm slightly surprised the NX isn't named the EVO or Evolution.
The key features of the NX are the same as previous Hubba Hubba models, namely the double doors and double vestibule, non-tapered floor plan and trans-axial pole in the roof. That means getting in and out of the tent is easy and you don't have to clamber over your companion to get out, there is plenty of room for boots and packs outside the living area and the walls and ceiling are supported so there is plenty of head and shoulder room to sit up in. If you need to extend your NX, then there is the after market Hubba Gear Shed that fixes to the side to make an extra large porch.
The new NX incorporates non-drip rain gutters around the doors, extra tough infinity loop stitching in key areas, newly designed tensioning straps and loads of quality touches, but what you are going to appreciate most is the reduction in weight and pack size.
The NX when fully packed with all components and including a few manufacturer's tags and labels, weighs in at 1701 grams on the EMS office scales, or 850 grams per person if you split the load. The pack is slightly square and measures approximately 46x11x18cm. The square pack is also going to please people who need to pack it into bike panniers.
The three season rating is a Three Season U.S. rating. The States can see some fairly heavy snowfall in early Spring, so with the exception of the occasional freak storms we sometimes get with very high winds the NX should be fine all year round in the U.K. Additional guy lines are recommended for very windy conditions and winter use.
I wasn't too keen on last year's grey/white colour, so I'm really pleased to see the green model is not just in green, but a nice mid-dark mossy green. Looks like this might be the backpacking tent to beat.
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Free Pole Section Replacement!
What if you trip over a guy line and squash your tent? Regardless of the reason, if you bought your MSR tent from Elite Mountain Supplies, then we will have replacement pole sections shipped to you free of charge for the lifetime of your tent. We’ll even organise replacement poles sections if you're away from home on a trip or expedition. Just let us know via email.
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