Where to Buy

sponsored links
Help support this site by making your next gear purchase through one of the links above. Click a link, buy what you need, and the seller will contribute a portion of the purchase price to support Trailspace's independent gear reviews.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The versatile Slider 65 offers fully ventilated Aero Beam(TM) suspension which adjusts easily for a snug fit when carrying heavy loads. The secondary low-profile hood provides volume options, and the pockets on the waistbelt and sides help organize your gear.

- Altrec Outdoors

Load up your Kelty Slider 65 Backpack and disappear into the mountains for a long weekend. The Kelty Slider features breathable shoulder straps, hip-belt, and back panel so your back doesn't get soaked in sweat as you wind your way up the switchbacks. Load compression straps, load-lifter straps, and belt stabilizers all ensure your full Slider backpack sits comfortably on your back and hips. Kelty helps you stay organized with several pockets for your gear and gadgets, a sleeping bag compartment, and a hydration sleeve for your water bladder (not included).

- Backcountry.com

The Kelty Slider 65 pack for backcountry adventures offers an adjustable, ventilated suspension in a lightweight, durable package. Adjustable AeroBeam™ suspension features a breathable hipbelt, back panel and shoulder straps for enhanced comfort and even distribution of your load. 2-layer padding in the hipbelt and 3-layer padding in the shoulder straps help preserve comfort for the long haul. Sternum strap, load-lifter straps and belt stabilizers help balance the load; pulleylike Scherer Cinch™ doubles hipbelt tightening force. Quick rip-and-stick adjustment allows the shoulder strap system to easily slide up and down on pack's frame to fit torsos of various lengths. Top-loading design provides easy access to pack contents; expandable hood allows you to stash more gear. Spindrift collar cinches down over the main compartment to seal out rain and snow. Zippered hipbelt pockets, 2 waterproof stretch side pockets and a large front shove-it pocket keep your often-used essentials handy. Ice axe loops and multiple lash tabs let you strap on extra gear outside. Hydration sleeve holds a reservoir up to 3 liters and features tube ports on lid (reservoir sold separately). Side compression straps secure and stabilize the load. 210-denier ripstop nylon and laminated 150-denier stretch polyester ensure durability and light weight.


The versatile Kelty? Slider 65 offers fully ventilated AeroBeam2; suspension which adjusts easily for a snug fit when carrying heavy loads. The secondary low profile hood provides volume options, and the pockets on the waistbelt and sides help organize gear. Top loading bag with sleeping bag compartment. Hydration compatible with reservoir sleeve. Breathable waistbelt, back-panel and shoulder straps. Mesh water bottle pockets and waterproof side pockets. Large stretch front pocket. Load compression and side compression straps. Two layered waistbelt with zippered waistbelt pockets. Ice axe loops and key fob.


CLOSEOUTS . The Kelty Slider 65 4000 internal frame backpack has enough capacity for extended backpacking trips and comfortable AeroBeam suspension with great ventilation. Packbag: Hydration compatible Top loading Sleeping bag compartment Hold-open bar Large stretch front pocket Reservoir sleeve Mesh water bottle pockets Stretch, waterproof side zip pockets Security pocket Side compression straps Load compression strap Spindrift collar Secondary low profile hood Ice-axe loops Lash tabs Key fob in primary hood pocket Suspension: Adjustable AeroBeam suspension Breathable waistbelt, back panel and shoulder straps Two-layer padded waistbelt with zip pockets Three-layer padded shoulder straps Load-lifter straps Sternum strap Belt stabilizers Fits torsos: 16 to 21” Dimensions (HxWxD): 40x14x13- ” Capacity: 4000 cu.in. Weight: 6 lb. Material: Body fabric: Nylon ripstop and polystretch polyurethane laminate Reinforcement fabric: Nylon oxford Frame: Aluminum CLOSEOUTS . Philippines.

- Sierra Trading Post

Kelty Slider 65


The Slider 65 has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$125.98 - $230.00

The Kelty Slider 65 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen January 25, 2011 at SunnySports.

Recently on Trailspace

Review Your Gear and You Could Win $450 Sawyer Prize

Eddie Bauer Goose Down Face Mask Review

Fjallraven Women's Abisko Trekking Tights Review

Outdoor Research Men's Southback Sensor Gloves Review

Two March Snow Trips