Kelty Reviews

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Kelty Grand Mesa 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This tent is overall a good option if you need a lightweight 3-season but are not willing to spend much. This tent is overall a good option…
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Kelty Lakota 65

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great fitting pack, with plenty of support. I've used other brands of packs, but wasn't completely satisfied until I found this one.
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Kelty Recluse 3.0i

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Ruffing it without ruffing it. Super comfortable and large—the two outside baffles keep you center all night and warm. This pad has wonderful…
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Kelty Salida 4

rated 4 of 5 stars If you're looking for a larger tent, this one is near-perfect for casual campers. Backpackers may wish to keep looking. But whoever you are,…
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Kelty Red Cloud 110

rated 5 of 5 stars Comfortable HUGE rucksack that you hardly notice on your back. This pack fits extremely well for the size. The way the internal frame is designed…
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Kelty Windfoil Ultralight

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Mine is still going strong since 1997 through heavy use and a fair amount of neglect. It's kept me bone dry except for the times the ground…
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Kelty Coyote 80

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A lot of quality and more features than the price could tell. Kelty is all about quality and small prices. The Coyote is my very first pack…
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Kelty Super Tioga

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Carries Heavy Loads Great. Good for packing with younger ones, where the burden is on you. Hunters, fisherman, young family backpacker daddies,…
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Kelty Crestone 1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Love this tent. Bulletproof. Affordable. This tent is probably my favorite backcountry piece of gear I own.   It is very easy to set up. It…
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Kelty Trekker 65

rated 4 of 5 stars A great pack. Just needs some time to be adjusted correctly to fit your needs. This is about as good of an external frame pack as you can find…
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Kelty Gunnison 1.1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Bought this to replace an old Coleman single person tent I've had since the mid-90s. This is last year's model that I bought from the Kelty…
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Kelty Vista 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Close to perfect for canoe camping in the Canadian wilderness. Forget Kelty's semi-apology to backpackers about weight. Roomy, very workable…
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Kelty Light Year XP 20

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This bag is a good deal for the budget conscious. It's a bit bulky for a backpack, but if you're concerned about staying warm and cozy, it'll…
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Kelty Avocet 30

rated 4 of 5 stars Great pack for longer day hikes or if extra gear is needed — Streamlined and good tight fit to your body. OVerall I was very happy with this…
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Kelty Gunnison 2.1

rated 5 of 5 stars Very easy and fast to set up and take down. Packs down relatively small for a tent this size. Fits my 6' 5" slender frame great. Holds two adults…
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Kelty Light Year Down 20

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a very warm and durable bag! I purchased this bag 5 years ago and it has held up on many trips! With no visible wear and a nice long…
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Kelty Roam

rated 3 of 5 stars This is one of those products that you'd like to complain about, but there's really nothing wrong with it. I don't like the rust/gray combo,…
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Kelty Yukon 50

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Old school, but performs well. This is the traditional boy scout bag, but it will fit most adults. External frames are hard to beat when when…
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Kelty TC 2.1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a very made product. It's extremely functional. This kid carrier rocks. Not only can you carry your child on your back but also a goodly…
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Kelty Grand Mesa 6

rated 3 of 5 stars Large size and easy setup are the good things about this tent. But it does have a few issues that could be easily remedied. I bought this as…
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Kelty Light Year XP 20

rated 5 of 5 stars Great bag, warm and comfortable. Used it many times with no issues. Very warm bag that compresses into a nice lightweight package. Stuff sack…
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Kelty Pawnee 55

rated 4 of 5 stars This thing is so comfy! It fits snugly around the waist and has killer back support. One of the best packs for the price! This is a solid backpack.
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Kelty Redwing 50

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Fantastic pack for the money. Comfortable, rugged and stylish. I can fit a lot of gear in this pack. It still fits in my trunk. Fits perfect.
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Kelty Wind Jammer

rated 4 of 5 stars I like the simple vintage look combined with the versatility of the carrying options: backpack, messenger bag strap, side or top handles. I…
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Kelty Grand Teton 2.0

rated 3 of 5 stars The Kelty Grand Teton 2 is a decent backpacking tent with a small vestibule and narrow width. Billed as a "two-person" tent, I can only advise…
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Kelty Red Cloud 6650

rated 4 of 5 stars The Kelty Red Cloud 6650 is a cavernous 109 liter pack ready to swallow up anything you want to put into it. Weighing 6lbs, the Red Cloud 6650…
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Kelty Gunnison 2.1

rated 4 of 5 stars I've had the standard (not the "pro") Gunnison 2 person tent for approx. 5 years and have used it in a variety of locations and seasons. I haven't…
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Kelty Redwing 40

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Overall pretty good overnight pack. Overall pretty good overnight pack. Not for backpacking. Lots of pockets which is handy if packing many…
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Kelty Red Cloud 90

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Overall this pack fits the niche very well. For me its a great pack to store my supplies plus supplies for the group. This bag is well constructed…
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Kelty Zenith 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great tent on a budget. Took this bad boy out during the rain with my fiance. Held up well, just got a bit condensed. Blame that more on the…
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 5 of 5 stars I'm 16 and went on my first ever overnighter backpacking trip with this pack! It was very comfortable and I can't wait to use it on many more…
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Kelty Mistral -20

rated 4 of 5 stars Gets the job done for car campers on a budget. Heavy and bulky but well made, seems pretty lofty and is plenty warm down to zero. Haven't tried…
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Kelty Grand Mesa 2

rated 4 of 5 stars I used this tent on several trips this last summer. I found it roomy and comfortable for two of us. Weight of the tent was great when split.
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 5 of 5 stars Very well constructed. Excellent load carrying capacity. Bought it from campmor on a sale about 2 years ago for $85. Getting the backpack to…
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Kelty Redwing 50

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This pack is a solid performer for a one- or two-day excursion. It has good capacity and a lot of useful features. I got the M-L sized one.
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Kelty Hula House 4

rated 3 of 5 stars As a more expensive Kelty tent it is a step up from the Trail Domes that I have had the misfortune of having when the winds were storming. It…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 4 of 5 stars This bag is a down sleeping bag provided to the hiker on a budget. Every hiker has been in a situation where he is shopping for gear and he…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 4 of 5 stars Very durable, well fitting bag, but it holds condensation in the loft. I have had two winter deployments to Afghanistan in the Marine Corps.
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Kelty Lounge 4

rated 4 of 5 stars Nice and sturdy tent. Set Up: I am an outdoors guy, so this was pretty easy for me. The two things which took the longest were threading the…
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Kelty Salida 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Light enough for backpacking, 3-season reliabilty, good construction, easy to set up, good color. I was looking for a lightweight and weather…
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

rated 5 of 5 stars A must have for group outings — will keep you dry and give you a great common area to hang out under on wet and/or windy days. I've had a…
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Kelty Cosmic 20 (synthetic)

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I love this bag. Back story: As a scout in the '70s, late '70s, we camped year round and down versus synthetic was always a hot topic. At some…
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tarp, sturdy, waterproof, saved our trip. Four of us spent 23 days kayaking in Glacier Bay this past summer... It rained on us 19 days…
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Kelty Coyote 80

rated 5 of 5 stars This thing is baller. Straight up delivers durability and comfort, promotes good posture very ergonomic fit fully adjustable and accomadates…
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Kelty Redwing 44

rated 4 of 5 stars I got this pack for Hut and Yurt snowshow trips... need space for gear and food but not a larger pack (i.e. for backpacking) or smaller pack…
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Kelty Cosmic 0

rated 4 of 5 stars Backpacking overnight it got to 23 degrees stayed warm. Very pleased for the price it is a great bag. Warmth: at 23 deg. it was great. Fit &…
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Kelty Salida 2

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great quality tent for a person who needs a lightweight low priced tent. The Salida 2 has just the right amount of features for the…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5400

rated 5 of 5 stars Great durable pack. I have had this pack for twelve years now. It is a work horse in every sense. I have carried 70+ pounds on two-week off-trail…
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Kelty Acadia 2

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Good for short time, no good for longer usage. Kelty tent was good for few years, then rainfly became sticky and leaky. When I asked about lifetime…
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Kelty Alpine Pad

rated 3.5 of 5 stars It's just okay. If used for a basecamp pad or for car campers, this would be a great pad. It is comfortable, warm, and is a closed-cell pad…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an amazing bag! This bag has gotten me through 18-degree weather while on a sleeping pad and insulated against the ground without any…
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Kelty Lakota 65

rated 4 of 5 stars Great pack for the price! This is a great pack. It is durable and the single stay molded well to my back. The hip belt sat a little high and…
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Kelty Light Year XP 20

rated 5 of 5 stars Great bag! Comes in long length for women!! I purchased this bag for a hiking trip as I needed one that was very lightweight and that could…
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Kelty Salida 2

rated 4 of 5 stars Great tent for what we needed. Bought on sale to replace my old backpacking tent that relied on being staked out to keep it up. Nice tent,…
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Kelty Yellowstone 2

rated 3 of 5 stars This tent is a good buy for a three-season tent. It's on the heavy side by today's standards, but weighs less than our previous 1970's-era Gerry…
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Kelty Cosmic 20 (synthetic)

rated 4 of 5 stars With the Cosmic, Kelty delivers a terrific three-season bag. It has a great feminine look and a terrific sub-$100 price tag. Kelty positions…
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Kelty Teton 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Simple. Functional. Durable. Priced well. I believe that the best products in the world are simple, functional, long lasting, and have a great…
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Kelty Eve 2

rated 4 of 5 stars Very lightweight. Good headroom. Very easy to assemble. Floor space average -- good for smaller backpackers sharing a tent, or larger backpackers…
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

rated 4 of 5 stars Great tarp I use a hammock and use this as my tarp. It is a good size and light weight. If you are looking to drop your pack weight, the best…
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Kelty Double Wide Basecamp Pad

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Finally, we got rid of those constantly leaking air mattresses and got a Kelty Double Wide Basecamp pad to replace them. And, this pad not only…
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Kelty Elkhorn 675

rated 5 of 5 stars I have used this fanny pack for several years and in different mountain regions. It is my standard for elk and deer hunting. For what I do:…
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Kelty Cabana

rated 4 of 5 stars Great all-around shelter, but a bit heavy and stuffy for some uses. We bought this for our family beach vacation with our 18 mos old who had…
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

rated 5 of 5 stars This tarp is so versatile. I typically use it as an area cover, however it makes a great bivy with no poles. The center loop on the top allows…
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Kelty Zodiac 4

rated 2.5 of 5 stars It is a good size tent with plenty of room. I spent one night in the tent during a 9-hour period of constant rain and the inside stayed dry!
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Kelty Crestone 2

rated 4 of 5 stars I like it. Very light and stable, perfect to use. Just put some string across.
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A warm well made bag that packs down small, and is priced for value. I settled on this bag for several reasons including: price, stuff size,…
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Kelty Pacific Crest 5000

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack is very comfortable even when hauling tons of gear. Well built construction and very good padding. Tooooo bad this pack is discontinued!
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Kelty Coyote 80

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I loaded this bad boy up with 55 pounds of food and gear for a week long trip in Utah's Uinta Mountain range. Based on the cost, I was a little…
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Kelty Trek

rated 5 of 5 stars After thirteen years and five kids we passed it to friends in 80-90% condition. I carried all five of my clones in a Kelty kid carrier.  It…
 
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Kelty Trekker 3900 ST

rated 4 of 5 stars External frame pack which is comfortable, durable, and suitable for use on good trails which don't involve scrambling. I have been using this…
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Kelty Mistral 20

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Bought the LARGE size for sleeping in my toy box with the furnace set to 55 to conserve gas and battery or in the back of the pickup when…
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Kelty FC 3.0

rated 3 of 5 stars Pros It's comfortable, my kiddo likes ridding in it. Plenty of pocket room for carrying diapers,snacks and such. It comes with a sun shade and…
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Kelty Cosmic 0

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an awesome bag for the price. Well made with durable zippers, nice features, and rated to 0 degrees. Got this bag for my wife who is…
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Kelty Light Year Down 20

rated 4 of 5 stars I believe I have the 2010 version. I paid $160 for this bag. I purchased the long for myself and the regular for my wife. It's filled with 600…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 5 of 5 stars Bought this bag to replace my bigger, heavier synthetic bag on sale this summer.  I have now "test driven" it in the backyard twice, and I…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 4 of 5 stars This bag is great for its price. I have used it a few times already and only have a few complaints. It's not as well designed as some other…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5400

rated 5 of 5 stars This is an absolutely phenomenal pack. I've taken it on two Philmont 12-day treks, one trip to Boundary Waters and dozens of other backpacking…
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Kelty Gemini 45 Double

rated 5 of 5 stars Absolutely the best sleeping bag for mild climate. At 40 degrees in tent I was very comfortable, slept like a log.
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Kelty Cosmic 0

rated 5 of 5 stars I was given this as a Christmas present last year. I did a lot of research and thought for the money it would be good. It has exceeded my expectations.
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Kelty Gunnison 2.1 Pro

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This review is for the Kelty Gunnison Pro 2.1.  I've only used it once, but am very impressed so far.  According to my scale, the tent/stakes/guy…
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Kelty Green River 6

rated 4 of 5 stars Bought the Kelty Green River 6 two years ago as a base camp for elk hunting in the archery season. Both times it poured rain almost every day,…
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Kelty Mistral 20

rated 2 of 5 stars The Mistral was my first mummy bag. I made the purchase around 2001 or before (so, I'm guessing it's not the version for sale today). My purchase…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 5 of 5 stars Bang for your buck, this bag wins, hands down! Having used this bag for over a year now, for what I paid ($50) it can't be beat. Light, lofts…
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Kelty Compression Stuff Sacks

rated 3 of 5 stars This review is for the EXTRA LARGE (11" x 22") compression sack. I admit it, I'm fairly cheap. Buying this stuff sack was an effort to salvage…
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Kelty Redwing 2650

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Purchased from REI on sale for ~$60 in ~2006  Uses: day hikes, beach days, book bag (poli sci graduate student book weight exceeds any amount…
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Kelty Satori

rated 5 of 5 stars I have owned this pack since 2004. I have used it for weekend trips and multi-day trips. The ability to add or remove pockets makes it very…
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Kelty Tioga

rated 4 of 5 stars I've had my Tioga for over 25 years now. I've taken it on over 30 trips. It's been a great trail pack. One of the most durable things Ive ever…
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Kelty Elkhorn 675

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I've had this pack for a few years now. This a good cool season hunting pack which is what I use it for.  It makes a good archery pack. In…
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 4.5 of 5 stars In addition to the Coyote, I've got a couple of other Kelty packs and love them all.  My one and only beef is that they're on the heavy side and…
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Kelty Green River 6

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Bought this tent a few years ago. Wind is not favorable with this tent. First strong wind ripped the rain fly cord off of the tent. Last month…
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Kelty Trekker 65

rated 5 of 5 stars Purchased this backpack earlier this summer and took it on a 5-day pack trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The pack is outstanding.
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Kelty Redwing 3100

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this pack. I have owned it for two years and abused it in every way possible. It has been on probably around 20 backpacking trips including…
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Kelty Salida 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Just starting to get into backpacking and was looking for a good, sturdy, waterproof/resistant and lightweight tent for a reasonable price.
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Kelty Luxury Pillow

rated 1 of 5 stars Same as previous reviewer, Bought it online. I bought it as a small nap pillow for the office because I figured it be too big/heavy/luxurious…
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Kelty Red Cloud 110

rated 5 of 5 stars It's the same as Kelty's Red Cloud 6650 with plenty of reviews...
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Kelty Villa 6

rated 4 of 5 stars This proved to be a great tent for our family of 4, camping in wet WA state.  I was very pleased that everything stayed dry—even without…
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Kelty Coyote 4900

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I first bought this backpack in 2007 and have used it every summer since then. The Coyote 4900 is an incredibly reliable pack. It is easy to…
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Kelty Teton 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have used this tent for several years and have carried it many miles and slept in it in many different conditions. This is the best tent i…
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Kelty Trekker

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought my Trekker back in the '90s and it still is the best pack that I have used. I have several packs and this one is the BOSS.
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Kelty Hula House 4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Camping on the Northern California coast can test even the best tent. Gusty winds, blowing sand and cold, damp fog are but a few of the challenges.
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