MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2 Person Backpacking Tent Review

MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2 Person Backpacking Tent

Precision-engineered and ultra-compact, the MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2-Person Backpacking Tent is extremely light at 3 lbs. 7 oz/ 1.54 kg for complete ease in reaching the off-the-beaten track camp sites.

From its adjustable stake-out loops and non-tapered floor to its symmetrical geometry, this 3-season tent makes it easy to enjoy the backcountry experience. Plus, there is great ventilation and built in gutters to keep the campers dry and comfortable at all times.

Features You’ll Value

Easy, light and awesome, the MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2 Person Tent is packed with a variety of useful features to give the most enjoyable all-round camping experience. Let’s take a look at a few of the most appealing qualities:

Material

The construction of the MSR Hubba Hubba NX is based on a combination of tough, hard-wearing materials like 20D high-tenacity ripstop nylon and 15D nylon micromesh for the canopy, while the floor is 30D high-tenacity ripstop nylon. Also, the rain fly is in 20D ripstop nylon that is also silicone and Durashield polyurethane coated.

Set Up

The assembly process for this tent is quick and easy. A color-coded, unified hub-and-pole system helps to simplify the setup. After a few attempts (trying at home is a good idea) the tent can be fully set up by one person in about 5-10 minutes.

Intended Use

The MSR Hubba Hubba NX is a lightweight tent (3lbs 7 oz for tent, poles and rain fly only) and a practical choice for backpacking in the wilderness

Dimensions

The size of this 2-person tent is 84 inches by 50 inches for the floor dimensions, 29 square feet for the floor area, 17.5 square feet for the vestibule area and a peak height of 39 inches.

For complete ease in storing and transporting, this tent is packaged with an ultra-compact compression sack which is relatively easy to use.

Extras

Useful extras in this tent include the adaptable, cross-ventilating rain fly, two StayDry door with rain guttering, and two side-entry vestibules to accept a useful amount of camp gear.

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Pros

  • Great all-round ventilation for warmer nights
  • Nice vestibules with plenty of space to accept supplies
  • The assembly process is quick and efficient
  • Pretty lightweight tent

Cons

  • The tent does not come with a footprint (sold separately)
  • Would be nice to have a few more internal pockets

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