MSR Twin Brothers


Spring 2011
Minimum weight 4 lb 14 oz / 2211 g
Packed weight 5 lb 6 oz / 2400 g
Seasons 4-season
Sleeping capacity 4-6
Doors 1
Floor length 14 ft 0 in / 427 cm
Floor width 7 ft 6 in / 200 cm
Floor area 96 sq ft / 8.9 sq m
Peak height 68 in / 173 cm

Manufacturer's Description

Big brother to the Twin Sisters, this livable shelter provides all-weather protection for up to six people and pitches easily with included poles or trekking poles for added efficiency.

* 68 inches (173 cm) of peak height with vents
* Large door
* Snow flaps
* Proprietary DuraShieldrM coatings that seal out the elements. An optional, removable floor is sold separately.

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

With all-season versatility / protection, this shelter offers dry space and a 6 ft. clearance, making a small-group shelter for minimalists or full-protection meet spot for guided backcountry groups.


On Sale. Free Shipping. MSR Twin Brothers 4 Person Shelter FEATURES of the MSR Twin Brothers 4 Person Shelter Huge Space: 6in. peak height, large door and peak vent provide superior access and livability Full-protection: Steep roof, snow flaps, optional floor and DuraShield coating help seal out the elements Includes Poles: Aluminum poles provide sturdy, light and reliable support Covered external peak vents, guy loops for pole-free set-up, reinforced guy points

- Moosejaw

MSR Twin Brothers Camping Tarp Shelter - The Twin Brothers tarp offers all-season versatility and protection. The Twin Brothers shelter has vast amounts of space with a 6-foot overhead clearance, making it the perfect small-group shelter. This Camping tarp is a great full-protection gathering point for guided groups in the backcountry. The Tarp uses a simple two-pole design, pitches easily, and packs down small for maximum versatility. For the extreme hiker who wants the best of the best the Twin Brothers camping tarp is what you need.

- Outdoorplay

Cramming four full-size adults into a three-person tent can be a nightmare even in the best of weather. Keep things simple with the rugged Twin Brother 4-Person Tent. Built for all-weather, four-season use and weighing just under five pounds, the Twin Brothers provides burly protection at the cost of just over a pound per person. And in a pinch, the Twin can squeeze in two extra bodies, making it one of the lightest shelter options available for groups of six.