MSR completely redesigned the Hubba and now the new MSR Hubba NX is available in Dark Euro Green.
The new MSR Hubba NX tent is reinvented as the most livable tent available in the ultra-light weight category. The HHNX 1-person backpacking tent now weighs just 1.29kg packed.
The new Dark Euro Green colour helps the NX to blend in with the green countryside found in so many parts of Europe and other temperate countries, so the hillside doesn't look scared by bright 'unnatural' colours. As a result you set up camp discretely without upsetting subtlety of the natural vistas.
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.
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.
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 1.12 kg; two Fast & Light® options from .73 kg .
• Maximum Space: Head and elbow room throughout tent; large side entry vestibule to store gear.
• Livable: Large StayDry™ door with built-in rain gutter; adaptable, cross-ventilating rainfly.
• Easy Setup & Packing: Unified hub-and-pole system with colour-coded clips; ultra-compact compression stuff sack
• Livable: StayDry™ door 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
EMS Exclusive Deal: Hubba NX Supplied With MSR Hubba Hubba Universal Footprint worth £35
Please Note: This listing is for the Green version not the grey colour in the video.
Fast & Light® Minimum Weight w/o footprint 1 lbs 10 oz / 730 g
Fast & Light® Minimum Weight w/ footprint 1 lbs 15 oz / 850 g
Minimum Weight 1.12 k
Packed Weight 1.29 k
Body Weight 390 g
Rainfly Weight 390 g
Frame Weight 330 g
Total Weight as including labels (EMS Office Scales): Tent 1297 grams, Footprint 139 grams
Floor Area 1.67 sq. m
Vestibule Area 0.84 sq. m
Tent Volume 736 litres
Vestibule Volume 241 litres
Interior Peak Height 91 cm
Packed Size 46 x 15 cm
Number of Doors 1
Number of Poles 1 DAC Featherlite NFL
Number of Stakes 6 MSR Needle Stakes ™
Rainfly Fabric 20D ripstop nylon 1200mm Durashield™ polyurethane & silicone
Canopy Fabric 20D ripstop nylon
Mesh Type 15D nylon micromesh
Floor Fabric 30D ripstop nylon 3000mm DuraShield polyurethane & DWR
The Hubba series has been around for several years now and has seen small tweaks and modifications year on year, but also less obvious, but vitally important changes in material technologies. I'm slightly surprised the NX isn't the EVO or Evolution.
The key features of the NX are the same as previous Hubba Hubba models, non-tapered floor plan and trans-axial pole in the roof to create the porch and to support the walls and ceiling so there is plenty of head and shoulder room to sit up in.
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 manufacturers tags and labels, weighs in at 1359 grams on the EMS office scales. The pack is slightly square and measures approximately 46x11x14cm. 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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