The Hubba Hubba Nx with MSR Footprint is a backpacking or trekking tent that perfectly balances weight saving against practicality. MSR have succeeded in developing a liveable two person, two door tent with two vestibules that only weighs 1.7kg.
The Msr Hubba Hubba Nx tent is designed for backpackers who need a tent that can do it all while still being compact and lightweight. It is MSR's bestselling 2-person tent due to its all round practicality and comfort while still only weighing 1.7Kg.
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 walk the Rhinogs, bag a few Munros, or camp out on the beach, the freestanding, Hubba Hubba tent lets you enjoy the full experience.
The inner comprises of three materials. A fully waterproof ‘bathtub’ floor, a fine taffeta like screen material for privacy and reducing drafts when sleeping and a mesh upper to ventilate and keep the tent cool. The mesh upper works in conjunction with the two opposite doors with two way zips and additional vents in the fly sheet to keep the Hubba Hubba cool in the summer and reduce condensation.
The new MSR Euro Green colour helps the Hubba Hubba NX tent to blend in with the green countryside found in so many parts of Europe and other temperate countries, so the hillside doesn't look scarred by bright 'unnatural' colours. As a result you set up camp discretely without upsetting subtlety of the natural vistas.
Please note: This listing is for the EURO GREEN Hubba Hubba NX, not the grey one shown in the video. Please see our other listing (bottom of this page), if you prefer the Grey colour.
The Hubba Hubba NX is also ultra-compact and precision-engineered.
The NX tent feels as light and efficient to use as it does to carry.
From its optimized, symmetrical geometry and non-tapered floor that maximizes usable space, down to its integrated adjustable stake-out loops that reduce setting up time, this tent redefines livability.
Whether you’re setting out to climb the Sawatch Range or circumnavigate Mount Rainier along the Wonderland Trail, the freestanding, 3-season Hubba Hubba tent lets you enjoy the full backcountry experience, 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.
• Optimized symmetrical geometry and non-tapered floor
• Large, easy-entry D-shaped StayDry™ door and vestibule
• Side entry zipper orientation
• Rainfly kickstand vent
• Adjustable rainfly (roll-up vestibule & stargazer view)
• Adjustable integrated stake-out loops
• Lightweight reflective guy-outs
• Durable high-tenacity nylon fabrics
• Reinforced Infinity bar tacks and lap-felled seams
• Durashield™-coated rainfly 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)
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 NFLRainfly Fabric
20D ripstop nylon 1200mm Durashield™ polyurethane & silicone
Mesh Type 15D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric 30D ripstop nylon 3000mm DuraShield polyurethane & DWR
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 your tent 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 stung up between trees to provide a rain shelter or to provide shade on hot days.
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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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