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Description of MSR E House ShelterWhether you consider it a bare-bones tent or a deluxe emergency shelter, the E-House shelter is a versatile addition to any gear closet. This full-coverage, single-wall, silnylon shelter pitches like a tent with trekking poles to provide complete, ultralight coverage for two or as an emergency tarp for up to 4. Pack one or two along while guiding outdoor education trips for added assurance, or use it on exceptionally fast and light outings to burn the miles with tiny packs.FeaturesUltralight and Compact Weighs a mere 1 lb. 4 oz. .57 kg and packs down small.Reliable Protection Fully taped seams, skirted base, and zippered entrance keep out the elements.Versatile Provides ample room for two to sleep, or use as an emergency tarp for up to four.Multiple Setup Options Use trekking poles or even sticks, or tie off the guy cords to an overhead object.Capacity 2-4Minimum Weight 1 lbs 4 oz 560 g

- US Outdoor Store

The MSR E-House offers super-light emergency shelter from the elements; stow this in your pack for those frightful, unexpected storms during your hike. Quick and easy to set up; hunker down and pass the time protected while the storm passes and you can be back on your way! PRODUCT FEATURES: Superlight: weighs just 1 pound, 4 ounces Requires the use of a pair of adjustable trekking or ski poles for set up, or with guy cords tied to an overhead object Fully-taped seams, skirted base, and zippered entrance keeps out the elements Floorless construction Zippered vents and ample room for two makes it functional enough for planned or emergency use

- Appalachian Outdoors

Providing ample coverage and protection for ounce-counting minimalists, the floorless E-House shelter is one of the most compact and lightest weight 2-person, 3-season shelters from MSR. It accommodates 1 person with enough room for gear or 2 people with minimal gear inside; protects from sun, dew, wind and light precipitation. Straightforward silnylon canopy with a burly DuraShield(TM) waterproof coating delivers long-lasting protection. Pitches with your own trekking or ski poles (not included), or from trees and overhead objects. Reinforced guyout points allow multiple pitch options; requires guylines and stakes (not included). Toss the MSR E-House into a pack lid on any trip for use as an emergency shelter; can also be used as a poncho or improvised bivvy cover. Closeout.


At just 20 oz., this full-coverage, single wall shelter is truly versatile. Pitch the MSR E-House with trekking poles, sticks or cord and provide complete coverage for two, or use as an emergency shelter for up to four people. Features a zippered door, vent, fully taped seams, and skirted base to keep out the elements.

- CampSaver.com

At just 20 ounces, the MSR? E-House is truly versatile. It can be an emergency shelter for up to people, or a fast & light shelter for two.


MSR E-House


The E-House has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$54.73 - $149.95

The MSR E-House is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen December 18, 2013 at Appalachian Outdoors.

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