MSR Hubba Hubba 1 Tent Review
MSR Hubba Hubba 1 Tent Review
Looking for a reliable three season tent? Look no further than the Hubba Hubba 1 from MSR. This flagship backpacking tent is designed for thrill-seekers and nature-lovers alike, providing the perfect shelter if you are wanting to explore the great outdoors solo. The Hubba Hubba series tents also come in 2 person and 3 person options. With its lightweight yet durable construction, this tent is ideal for any type of adventure, from backpacking through rugged terrain to hiking along scenic trails and camping under the stars.
Thanks to its advanced pole structure, the Hubba Hubba 1 sets up in no time, ensuring you can spend more time exploring and less time fussing with your gear. And with its unique blend of mesh and solid fabric, you’ll enjoy maximum airflow, privacy, and protection from the elements, no matter what the weather throws your way. Plus, its convenient tech-friendly pockets and overhead gear loft pockets make it easy to stay connected and organized, so you can focus on the adventure at hand. Ready for your next outdoor excursion? The Hubba Hubba 1 is the versatile and reliable shelter option you’ve been searching for.
The Tent Body: Interior space
The tent body’s blend of mesh and solid fabric allows for maximum airflow, privacy, and weather protection, ensuring you stay comfortable no matter what the conditions. The no-curve tent doors feature easy-to-use zippers that can be operated with just one hand, and they also zip closed to a single point, so you’ll always know where to find the door, even in the dark.
With new tech-friendly pockets that feature cable ports at the corners, you can stay connected to your devices while enjoying the great outdoors. The overhead gear loft pockets are perfect for quick-access items like headlamps and sunglasses. The spacious 37 inches of headroom and the true rectangular floor provide ample space for all your gear.
The rectangular tent floor measures out to be 18 sq. ft of floor space, plenty of space for a sleeping bag. The tent only comes with a single door that restricts access from only one side of the tent. There are also overhead loft pockets that gives you more places to store gear.
Weight & Easy Setup: Tent Poles, MSR Hubba Hubba Tent Weight
The Hubba Hubba 1 is a backpacking tent that’s designed to be both light weight and easy to set up. The tent is light weight, weighing in at just 2 lbs. 7 oz. This makes it a good option for backpackers who are looking to keep their pack weight to a minimum.
Thanks to its unified hub and pole system, the Hubba Hubba 1 sets up in no time, ensuring you can spend more time exploring and less time fussing with your tent. The symmetrical design allows the tent poles to be assembled quickly.
Design: Rainfly and Tent Walls
With its symmetrical design, this tent sets up in no time, making it a game-changer when those unexpected rainstorms hit. You’ll be sheltered and comfortable thanks to virtually unbreakable Easton® Syclone™ poles and a DuraShield™ waterproof coating that keeps you dry even in the harshest conditions.
The tent’s canopy fabric is crafted from a premium 20-denier ripstop nylon with a durable water repellent (DWR) coating, ensuring superior protection against the elements. This fabric is also expertly designed to promote better ventilation and minimize condensation inside the tent. The tent fabric includes taped seams ensure that you won’t have to worry about leaks ruining your trip.
This MSR Hubba Hubba tent comes with a full coverage rainfly. The rainfly’s large side entry vestibules provide ample space to store your gear, while StayDry™ rain gutters ensure you stay dry when entering and exiting the tent. Kickstand vents also maximize airflow, keeping you cool and comfortable in any weather.
Final Thoughts on the MSR Hubba Hubba 1 Tent
Overall, the MSR Hubba Hubba 1 is a well-designed and high-quality backpacking tent that offers a good balance of livability, weight, and durability. It’s a great option for backpackers who are looking for a tent that is easy to set up, offers good ventilation, and can withstand inclement weather. It may not be the most budget-friendly option, but the price can be justified by its longevity and quality. Many outdoor enthusiasts have praised this tent, making it an excellent tent choice for those who are looking for a tent to take on multi-day backpacking trips or for camping in different climates.