Seasons 3
Minimum Weight 4 lb 1 oz / 1.84 kg
Packaged Weight 4 lb 9 oz / 2.07 kg
Width 140 in / 355.60 cm
Length 140 in / 355.60 cm
Height n/a
Floor Area 110 sq ft / 10.22 sq m
Packaged Diameter 5 in / 12.70 cm
Packaged Length 21 in / 53.34 cm
Number of Poles 3
Pole type DAC DA17 Fiberglass
Fly Fabric 68D Polyester 450 mm

Manufacturer's Description

Visit Kelty's Car Tarp page.

Retailers' Descriptions

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Have you ever rigged a tarp off of your vehicle for camping? Kelty knows your type and designed the CarTarp to improve your experience. The versatile CarTarp system is designed to work with a vehicle or structure to extend your shelter. Use it to stay dry or as a sun shade. The tarp includes three poles and numerous guyline points to achieve the shape that suits your needs.

- Altrec Outdoors

The Kelty Car Tarp provides the right amount of protection and everything else you need to ensure a near-perfect, hassle-free fit to your car.


On Sale. Free Shipping. Kelty Car Tarp FEATURES of the Kelty Car Tarp Guyout points Taped seams SPECIFICATIONS of the Kelty Car Tarp Season: 3 Number of Poles: 3 Poles Type: DA17, Fiberglass Fly: 68D Polyester 450 mm Minimum Weight: 4 lbs 1oz / 1.8 kg Packaged Weight: 4 lbs 9 oz / 2.1 kg Floor Area: 110 square feet / 10.2 square meter Dimension: 140 x 140in. / 356 x 356 cm Packed Dimension: 5 x 21in. / 13 x 53 cm

- Moosejaw

Kelty Car Tarp Camping Shelter - Don't go to that weekend-long summer music festival without the Kelty Car Tarp. This easy-to-use, versatile shelter gives you shade when the noonday sun is beating down on you. The Car Tarp attaches to your vehicle, and three DAC fiberglass poles prop it up. Place your guylines where you want them and line length adjusts so you have no slack. Should the weather turn rainy, this three-season Kelty shelter will help keep you dry, too. For use with a vehicle or structure, the Kelty Car Tarp is a simple, versatile, high value shelter that provides the right amount of protection.

- Outdoorplay

Kelty Car Tarp


The Kelty Car Tarp is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 26, 2016 at REI.

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