Weight 1 lb 7 oz / 0.6 kg
Capacity 1600 cu in / 26.2 L
Width 15 in / 38 cm
Length 18 in / 46 cm
Height 11.25 in / 28 cm



Almost a great product. The size is perfect for my…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars

Almost a great product. The size is perfect for my daily commute to school, and the laptop sleeve works great. There's more bells and whistles than I use.

However, I have some minor complaints. 1) The zippers often come apart, though it's easy to correct by just zipping back over it. 2) The chest strap sometimes comes off the wire that is sewn into the shoulder strap. 3) The wires in the shoulder strap are squeaky.

Kelty Beat


The Beat has been discontinued. It last appeared in Kelty's 2010 product line.


The Kelty Beat is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 15, 2012 at Altrec Outdoors.

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