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Cosmic 20

rated 4 of 5 stars Super affordable sleeping bag. It is perfect for a camper/backpacker on a budget. This bag is not only affordable, it's lightweight and compactable. This is the perfect bag for someone who wants decent performance without shelling out the $550 for the Western Mountaineering ultra lightweight bag (which is totally worth it if you don't have a budget). Full review

Teton 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this tent. It is going to replace my old solo tent. I recently picked up a gently used one, in great shape, and love the tent. The only thing missing was the original ground cover. So I used one from one of my other tents and I replaced the dried out shock cord. Easy to set up, plenty of room as a solo, and I stayed dry through a nasty thunderstorm while on a canoe trip. This will be my solo tent going forward. I'm giving my REI NiteLite away in favor of this tent. I have yet to see a "2-person"… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars This tent sleeps two comfortably. The footprint is a must to keep moisture out. The tent is perfect in weight to backpack camp. Dries quickly and packs easily. Highly recommend! Full review

Noah's Tarp 12

rated 4 of 5 stars The Kelty Noah 12 is a great tarp for two hammocks or a lot of room for one. It's roomy and can hold its own in a downpour and keeps you dry when the rain sets in. I would recommend this to everyone. The Kelty Noah's Tarp 12 is a great tarp for two hammocks or a lot of room for one hammock. The tarp has plenty of tie-down points for any configuration that you want. I have used this in a straight downpour rainstorm and it kept me and a friend dry the whole time. One thing that I would change on it… Full review

Grand Mesa 2

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent tent for backpacking, survived four nights in the BWCA in Minnesota, holding up to high winds and rain. Great value for the money. Overall I'm very pleased with the Kelty Grand Mesa 2. It was easy to set up and take down, and roomy for one camper. I survived my first trip to the BWCA with flying colors snugly inside while the howling tempest raged outside for two days. I haven't tried it with two campers yet. I'm sure it will be snug, but with my wife by my side, I see no issues. The single… Full review

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Kelty Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

James McEnaney Wins Kelty Gunnison 3.2 Tent
Congratulations, James McEnaney! For sharing your review of your Lowe Alpine Airzone 35, you've won a Gunnison 3.2 tent, thanks to Kelty (worth $250). Read more
June 24, 2013

Last Week: Review Your Gear to Win a Kelty Tent
We're giving away a Gunnison 3.2 tent to one lucky reviewer next week, thanks to Kelty. Review your outdoor gear by Sunday, June 23, to be entered to win a new tent ($250 value). Read more
June 16, 2013

Review Your Outdoor Gear to Win 3-Person Kelty Tent
Have you shared your review yet? Review your outdoor gear by Sunday, June 23, and you're entered to win a Gunnison 3.2 three-season, freestanding tent, thanks to Kelty. Read more
June 9, 2013

Win a Kelty Gunnison 3.2 Tent by Reviewing Your Gear
Review your outdoor gear now through June 23 and you could win a Gunnison 3.2 three-season tent, thanks to Kelty ($250 value). The Gunnison could be sheltering you and two friends in the backcountry this summer, thanks to your gear review. Read more
June 3, 2013

A Flood of Water-Repellent Down for Sleeping Bags
Down that keeps you warm, even when wet? A flood of hydrophobic DownTek, DriDown, and Q.Shield Down insulation promises to repel water while maintaining loft, insulation, and breathability, even when wet. Read more
July 24, 2012

Outdoor Retailer: Kelty lights, vintage packs, pads
Kelty introduces its first ever line of lights for spring 2011, along with vintage-inspired day packs, and new sleeping pads. Scott Kaier showed us the goods. Read more
August 4, 2010


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