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Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent

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MSR has redefined the benchmark for lightweight hiking tents with the Hubba Hubba NX. This popular and reliable lightweight shelter that has been redesigned, and now weighs in at a mere 1.54kg and boasts a packed size that will have you searching for a smaller rucksack.

With the use of high tenacity nylon fabrics, MSR has maintained strength and weather resistance, reduced weight still managed to add in more features, and packed it all in a versatile, lightweight compression sack.

Two large D-shaped StayDry™ entrances now feature built-in rain gutters to direct running water away from the vestibule. Adjustable end vents and multiple rainfly configurations optimise ventilation and include options to completely roll the fly back for a stargazer view on clear nights, or pitch in fast and light configuration with the optional groundsheet.

The DAC Featherlite NFL all-in-one hub and pole system maximise interior space, while adjustable stake out loops, lightweight reflective guy ropes and the six MSR Needle stakes ensure the MSR Hubba Hubba is pitched perfectly every time.

  • 1.54kg Minimum weight
  • 0.97kg/1.19kg Fast & Light® weights
  • 1.72kg packed weight
  • Two StayDry™ entrances and vestibules
  • Multiple rainfly configurations
  • 3 setup options (dual skin, rainfly with optional groundsheet, rainfly only)
  • DAC Featherlite NFL all-in-one hub and pole system
  • Includes MSR Needle stakes, 2 guy ropes, 2 aluminium cord adjusters
Snowys Code:
127820
Supplier Code:
T220 02750
Season:
3
Sleeping Capacity:
2 Person
External Dimensions:
213L x 279W cm
Sleeping Area:
200L x 127W cm
Packed Dimensions:
46L x 15W x 15H cm
Max. Head Height:
100 cm
Material:
20D Ripstop Nylon
Inner Material:
Nylon
Floor Material:
30D Ripstop Nylon
Frame Material:
DAC Featherlite NFL
Waterproof:
3000mm Floor | 1200mm Fly
Weight:
1.72 Kg
Minimum Weight:
1.54 kg
Warranty:
Limited Lifetime

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Jun 17 2018

Awesome Tent

We love this tent just as much as we loved our older Hubba Hubba. We have camped out in all kinds of weather and it has never leaked. It also copes well with very windy conditions. We hike pretty light so the weight of this tent is perfect for two people. We bought the footprint as well as I thimk this required for a bit of extra protection set it up on not great surfaces. I have owned about five 2 person tents and this one is the best by far. Light weight and very easy to set up. Ticks all the boxes for us. I have given my older Hubba Hubba which is 5 years old to my daughter for her hiking adventures, as it's still going strong.

- ESPERANCE, WA
Jan 02 2018

Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent - relatively lightweight

I have used this Hubba Hubba NX tent for five nights hiking along the Great Ocean Road trek, camping at the campsites.The footprint is not included with this tend and must be purchased separately to provide adequate ground protection for fragile tent. This tent is neither the lightest nor the strongest tents available. There are lighter and stronger tent available in the market. The Light gray rainfly color attracts too much insects.(MSR - manufacture the dark-green colour please ?) Also, the rainfly does not fit properly, very lose tension on one site and very tightly stretched on the side. I have not encounter extreme weather on the trail yet. The tent provides adequate protection against light wind and light rain. I would recommend a one person tent instead of two person's tent because every gram count when you are hiking.

- Caulfield South, VIC
Nov 20 2017

Worth every cent

Yeah, it’s a bit snug for two plus gear, but this is my new go-to tent.

Very light, heaps of headroom, and the pole system makes it super easy to pitch.

- Melbourne
Nov 05 2017

Lite 'n Easy!

Bought this tent for its lightness and the possibility to use it without the flysheet. Love its compact size and lightness. Also super easy to assemble/disassemble. Love that this can be done under the flysheet when conditions are wet. Didn't buy the footprint but think I will probably do so for roughter conditions as the base of the tent seems quite thin. No cause for concern on grass or soft surfaces, however.

- Wollongong, NSW
Nov 01 2017

Awesome tent!

Used this tent on a recent motorcycle trip. Rained overnight at every camping stop and it didnt leak at all. Easy to set up and very well designed. Packs down to a very small bag. Very impressed!

- ISLE OF CAPRI 4217
Aug 06 2017

Simplicity

Great tent, two weeks in the Kimberley amongst the spinifex and mosquitos, on the NX footprint for added protection. Easy to assemble, lightweight and I used without the fly most nights. Plenty of room for pack, shoes etc inside. Love this tent.

- Tharwa
Jul 30 2017

Excellent wee tent

We used this tent for a 5 day hiking trip in Queensland, weather was fantastic so can't rate any adverse weather conditions! SO quick and easy to put the tent up ( 2 minutes) and fold away, and yes, it's cosy with 2 people but we managed fine and slept great in it. We primarily bought it because it is super light for hiking, and have been delighted with our choice of tent.

- Hervey Bay
Jul 27 2017

Great!!

Extremely easy to put up and comes in a bag that I can attach to the outside of my pack without worrying about it getting wet. Recommend!!

- Perth
Jun 28 2017

Great space in a well designed lite weight two person tent

The tent is well made for one of such light material however it set ups quickly as long as you ensure you do a test run first before taking it on a actual trip. The fly does need attention when placing it on the frame as it can be very tight if not done perfectly. I found that you must have a footprint if you do not want punctures as the floor is also light weight and you would be foolish to think you can get away without one and not damage the waterproofing. Heaps of headroom and good vestibles. The size and weight when pack makes it easy to backpack.

- Canberra
May 03 2017

Spectacular

A beautifully designed tent. Very relaxing nights in a well thought out space. Everything simply works.

- Kangaroo Valley
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Is there much differnce between Mont moondance and Hubb NX1 answer

so i am trying to decide between Mont and MSR leaning toward mont because someone said its an Australian product. Is this correct. They seem to be very similar

- Byron bay(4 months ago)

G'day Janet, 

We don't stock Mont products, so it's a little hard to do a good comparison for you. I spoke to a colleague who used to work for a competitor that sold Mont products and he said that Mont tended to have a slightly thicker floor material but they were also a fair bit heavier than MSR. Mont is an Australian company but their products aren't manufactured here. Whichever way you go, you'd be getting a great tent and we'd be more than happy to help you out with getting an MSR Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent if that's the way you went.

- Snowys(4 months ago)

Hubba Hubba any good for NZ in November?1 answer

G'Day folks, Just curious if this tent will be fine to take with me on a 2 week hike to NZ. Will be travelling to The Remarkables, Mount Alfred and The Greenstone Caples area in November if that helps at all with regards to weather. Cheers in advance.

- Adelaide(4 months ago)

G'day Clint,

The MSR Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent should be absolutely fine in a New Zealand November. It's a good light choice for the hike too!

- Snowys(4 months ago)

Will the footprint from the MSR Elixer 2 tent work with this?1 answer

Will the footprint from the MSR Elixer 2 tent work with this?

- North Hobart(5 months ago)

G'day Luke,

All of the MSR footprints are made to fit specific models so I wouldn't want to promise the Elixir 2 footprint would work with a Hubba Hubba. 

- Snowys(4 months ago)

warranty info1 answer

What is meant by the 'limited lifetime' warranty?

- Umina Beach(6 months ago)

G'day Pam,

A limited lifetime warranty means that it's covered for any manufacturing defaults for the life of the product. It doesn't cover wear and tear or any damage that a user might inflict on it. I hope this clears things up for you. 

- Snowys(6 months ago)

RE ; MSR Hubba Hubba NX 25 answers

Hi there, I noticed that your tent listing is only showing Hubba hubba NX , and not NX2 (ie; the newer later version) I want to find out .., if your tent ( ie; the listed 'NX' version you are advertising) > is an earlier version of this tent (ie; before the NX2) .., or is it actually the absolute latest NX2 version ? Regards David

- Palm Beach(9 months ago)

G'day David,

Good spot. We've actually not got the NX2's yet, so all our current stock are still the MSR Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tents. We're hoping to get the NX2 in the coming months. 

- Snowys(9 months ago)

Is there actually such a model? I haven't seen any sign of an NX 2 tent. Just an NX 2-Person tent. Maybe there is a confusion?

- ADELAIDE(6 months ago)

G'day Fab, 

I've just checked the MSR website, and there is indeed a Hubba Hubba NX2 Tent, which you can check out here for more information if you like. 

- Snowys(6 months ago)

Thanks Emily, that's the one I found as well. I think the "2" in the name just indicates that it's a 2-person tent and not a newer model. The specs and the pictures seem to be the same at least.

- ADELAIDE(6 months ago)

Hi Fab, 

Apologies, it seems that myself and my teammate Ben have a got a bit confused, to clear it up - there is only one model of this tent, and the 2 in the name does indeed just indicate that it's a 2 person tent on MSR's website.

As far as we can find, there is no updated version available. Again, so sorry we confused you! 

- Snowys(6 months ago)

Minimum weight again..1 answer

So 1.54kg is tent, fly pegs, guy ropes, pole but no stuff sacks?

- Radelaide(10 months ago)

G'day Glen,

I've blatantly copied and pasted this from the MSR website which should help you understand what you'll get with the minimum weight of your MSR Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent - "At MSR, we voluntarily follow ASTM International F 1934-98 standards around these two tent industry terms. In accordance with this standard, packaged weight includes the total weight of the packaged contents off the shelf. Minimum weight, by comparison, refers to the combined weight of the tent body, rainfly (if applicable) and tent poles, but not any of the other items that may appear in the package, such as tent stakes, guy cords, stuff sack, etc." I hope this clears things up for you. 

- Snowys(9 months ago)

What does minimum weight mean?1 answer

Just wondering what minimum weight vs packweight meant, cheers.

- Radelaide(10 months ago)

G'day Glen,

In full, the MSR Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent weighs 1.72kg but in certain conditions, not all of the parts of completely necessary for the tent to work. If you leave those pieces behind, you'll only have to take 1.54kg with you. 

- Snowys(10 months ago)

wind spec1 answer

wondering what wind/gust speed the hubba hubba is capable of withstanding? i've been through some pretty heinous blows in my minaret, but i'm looking for something a bit roomier for a bikepacking trip in patagonia with my partner. thanks

- South Hobart(10 months ago)

G'day Dan, 

I've just spoken with the MSR rep here in Australia & as soon as I said the word "Patagonia" he said that you'd be dooming yourself if you took an MSR Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent. He said that the best bet you'd have of surviving the winds of Patagonia would be to use a North American 4 season rated tent. The only one we stock is the Marmot Limelight 4P Hiking Tent

- Snowys(10 months ago)

Replacement Components1 answer

I've heard a bit about people on the Overland Track getting their tents ripped by wildlife trying to get in to get to food. I don't plan on keeping any food inside the tent, but I'm wondering if parts of the tent did get ripped, can they be replaced eg just the inner or just the fly? Also, is there another inner you can get for this tent with walls and a heavier floor to make it more of a 4 season tent for other trips? What would be the best system to keep food safe from animals on the OT? Some peopel have written you need to hang it from the rafters in the hut on pieces of builders string? Seems odd.

- Eureka(10 months ago)

G'day Pete,

You certainly get spare parts for your MSR Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent, we'd just need a couple of weeks lead time to get them in for you. You can't get a thicker inner or fly to make it a season 4 though, I'm sorry to say. Lastly, as for the best way to hide food from the critters on the Overland Trail, as odd as it sounds, the people telling you to hang your food from trees are bang on the money. We'd suggest getting a dry bag to put your food in, attach it to string and hang it from a tree branch. Make sure it's low enough from the branch to stop possums from reaching it from the branch and high enough from the ground to stop other critters from getting to it. 

- Snowys(10 months ago)

Erect it under the fly?1 answer

If you have just the fly setup can you then put the rest of the tent up from underneath the fly?

- Eureka(10 months ago)

Howdy Pete,

You sure can, but you'd need the optional footprint to do this, and it slows down set-up time, especially if you want to do everything from completely inside the tent.

Basically, you need to pitch in the fast & light configuration with poles, footprint and fly. You then need to get into the shelter and attach the inner, given the limited space you're working in, this can feel a little cramped as you lean right over into the corners to attach the eyelets on the inner tent to the base of each pole, then you need to move around a little to get the inner pegged to the frame.

It probably sounds more difficult than it actually is, with one or two trial runs you'll find it pretty easy.

- Snowys(10 months ago)

Does this come with groundsheet?1 answer

Does this come with a separable groundsheet like the parallel import version (MSR wholesale version etc)?

- tamborine mountain(1 year ago)

G'day Bob,

You can find the footprint for the MSR Hubba Hubba NX Hiking Tent which is available separately here.

What do you mean exactly by import version?

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Is it a bug attractor?1 answer

Just wondering, as the tent is white looking from the photos, wouldn't it attract bugs and other critters and glow when it's a well lit night like when it's a full moon?

- Tasmania(1 year ago)

G'day Tracey,

That's a great question. I can't be 100% sure, but this isn't something we've been provided feedback on. MSR is a very reputable brand with hundreds of these models being sold, so the fact that we haven't heard anything would suggest that you'd be okay.

- Snowys(1 year ago)

What model is this? 4 answers

Can you advise what year model this is? As the weight seems to be very different (1.7 vs 1.29) that is advertised for this tent on MSR and REI websites

- Sydney (1 year ago)

G'day Kylie,

The 'NX' is the current model MSR Hubba Hubba. I've just had a look at REI's website here and the weight specification on both minimum and packaged weight seem to match up. Can you help me out by directing me to what you are looking at so I can clarify?

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Sorry Ben, I got it mixed up with the MSR Hubba 😳 I've been comparing the two across half a dozen different websites for a week and got mixed up! Not sure if you're also able to answer this - I'm tossing up whether to just get the hubba hubba, rather than the hubba 1p, for solo hiking - purely for comfort and to be able to keep my pack inside in dreadful weather. Is 1.7kg still a respectable weight when comparing to 1man tents? The tents we have already are vaude 4 season tents and they're so much heavier that I can't really compare and want to make sure I'm not buying something that is realistically too heavy to be 'respectable' for solo use :)

- Sydney (1 year ago)

Hi Kylie,

No worries! Yes - 1.7kg is very respectable weight if being carried by 1 person. That's the beauty of the high-end MSR tent. Most of the mid-range tents are around that range of 1.7kg for their 1p tents. As a result, for 1.7kg, you'll still get the benefit of a high-quality tent along with the additional space and convenience.

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Thanks heaps! I'm buying one now!

- Sydney(1 year ago)

extreme weather1 answer

would this tent be suitable for the Overland Track in Tas, for end of winter start of spring?

- Brisbane(1 year ago)

Sure would Rebecca, the Hubba Hubba is a tried and proven tent for just about any location and season in Australia. It is important to remember though that everything has its limits, which means that should you experience unseasonal extreme cold conditions or heavy snow, you can still use the Hubba Hubba, but need to make some considerations or adjustments in line with the weather. This may mean a little extra warmth in your sleeping arrangements, or regular checks on snow levels to ensure your tent does not collapse under the weight. These are extreme conditions though and are just something to be aware of/prepared for, it's probably not worth carrying a heavy 4 season tent on the off chance that you get one or two nights of unseasonal weather.

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Waterproof1 answer

Is the bag for the tent waterproof

- Cranbourne (1 year ago)

G'day Adam,

The bag isn't waterproof, no. You could always pop it in a Sea to Summit dry bag if you're wanting to protect your other gear from a wet tent or, instead, bag those other dry items seperately. It's a good idea to let a wet tent breathe, so you're better off protecting those other items.

Cheers, Paul

- Snowys(1 year ago)

Are the seams taped?1 answer

Are the seams fully taped on the inner and fly?

- Central Coast(2 years ago)

G'day Bob, 

I've just had a look at the display model in store, and the MSR Hubba Hubba NX definitely has fully taped seams on both the inner tent and fly. 

- Snowys(2 years ago)

Freestanding?1 answer

Some camping locations require you to camp on a wooden platform/deck where the tent cannot be staked down.Can I pitch the tent without staking it down?

- KILLARNEY VALE, NSW(2 years ago)

G’day Nick, the Hubba Hubba NX tent from MSR would work perfectly on a wooden platform as it is freestanding. The only thing is - we would highly recommend picking up the matching footprint as you’ll need to protect the underside of your tent from the hard wooden surface (Snowys code: 33861).

- Snowys(2 years ago)

colour1 answer

do you have this tent in the green colour?

- ALDINGA BEACH, SA(3 years ago)
G'day Bridgett - I just had a chat to the Australian distributor of MSR and it was the previous - now discontinued - model that had the green fly. Unfortunately they're no longer available. The new model works just as well though. ;) Hope that helps. Cheers, Paul
- Snowys(3 years ago)
Heads up! Our store in Brendale (QLD) doesn’t have footwear available for fittings. If you order online, your footwear will be sent from SA... quick-smart!
Heads up! Our store in Brendale (QLD) doesn’t have footwear available for fittings. If you order online, your footwear will be sent from SA... quick-smart!
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