Kelty Reviews

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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 2 of 5 stars I just returned my second Kelty Coyote. The shoulder straps kept slipping on the first when carrying 35+ pounds. I tried a second and found…
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Kelty Cache Hauler

rated 5 of 5 stars I have used this pack frame to carry out several elk and deer.  It is extremely simple to use....fold down the shelf, put the load on it, snap…
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Kelty Trekker 65

rated 5 of 5 stars Very light and holds everything I need. Wish it had a better compartment for my hydration system but the top flap zipper works just fine. …
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Kelty Coyote 4500

rated 3 of 5 stars I've had this backpack for over 6 years and have used it EXTENSIVELY.  It has been treated me fairly well and I would recommend the pack only…
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Kelty Jaunt

rated 4 of 5 stars The only places that I've ever seen these bags for sale are at Marshall's and TJMax, which is where I got mine from. The quality seems to be…
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Kelty Sante Fe

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have owned my Sante Fe for 6-7 years. I go on long hiking trips year round in rain and snow, and it's never let me down. I am thinking of…
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Kelty Radiant 3

rated 3 of 5 stars I have been very happy with the weather beating qualities of this tent, and I think that it is very well made. It has a lot of ability to vent…
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had Noah's Tarp 12 for a couple of years now. This is a very light and adaptable tent for the backcountry.  Since I live in the Colorado…
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 5 of 5 stars Great pack for the price. I bought this from Dicks with a coupon for around $120-ish.  Light enough for the price. Great hip belt with pockets.
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Kelty Crestone 1

rated 3 of 5 stars Pros -inexpensive Now here's what I have to say about it, i've used it for four years, the design of this tent is pretty neat at first, but…
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Kelty Trekker 4300

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack is amazing!  I know most people now use internal frames, but this is one TOUGH AS NAILS pack that carries a heavy load with comfort. …
 
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Kelty Chuckwagon

rated 5 of 5 stars BEST DOG BACKPACK IN THE WORLD! I use it for extended walks with my dog, Captain Morgan, who is a yellow lab. Fits everything I could ever want…
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Kelty Sunshade

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great shelter! I really, really like it. It is simple to set up, be careful in strong winds! I use it over the camp kitchen most of…
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Kelty Green River 4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars My Kelty Green River 4 tent has been a great shelter so far! I have spent over two dozen nights in this tent and it has worked very well in…
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Kelty Screenhouse

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I purchased the Kelty Screenhouse two years ago and have used it about 2 dozen times. Set-up of this unit is a little tricky, but, once mastered…
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Kelty Teton 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this tent. I have used it for years up in Montana and down in Oregon. It makes for a pretty intimate time for two folks though. I've…
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Kelty Comal 3500

rated 4 of 5 stars Another great Kelty product! This was my first backpack that I have owned. It has proven itself to be a sturdy piece of equipment.  I bought…
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Kelty Falcon 2850

rated 5 of 5 stars To say that I know a thing or two about military packs is an understatement. For this review, I am going to base this pack on the tried and…
 
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Kelty Corrie 1

rated 4 of 5 stars First of all - the weight is off on this tent. I weighed mine and trail weight (fly, tent & poles, no sacks or stakes) is 3lbs 7.5oz. Weighed…
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Kelty Crestone 1

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this tent. I bought it 2 years ago, haven't used it a lot, maybe a dozen times, but it is excellent for the price. Most recently I spent…
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Kelty Cosmic 20 (synthetic)

rated 4 of 5 stars Great bag for the price ... took it out for an overnight late winter and slept nice and cozy at 28*F in my tent with my DIY footprint bubble…
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Kelty Redwing 2650

rated 5 of 5 stars I have two Kelty Redwings. Sometimes I loan one to a friend. I use this pack for long day trips or short overnighters. I have used it as…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I got this bag to go camping with my son in the Boy Scouts. Tried it out for size at home and thought it might be too tight but I figured I…
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Kelty Cosmic 50 (synthetic)

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent, cheap, warm enough for summer and small.
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Kelty Luxury Pillow

rated 1 of 5 stars I bought this pillow sight unseen and got a good deal on it. BUT, this pillow to me is the opposite of luxurious. Absolutely flat as a pancake.
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Kelty Trail Dome 4

rated 4 of 5 stars I'll keep this short and sweet since the other reviews covered everything. Pros: -Very very easy to set up -held up in 40 mile per hour winds…
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Kelty Trekker 3900

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Well, I just joined Trailspace and saw that no one has reviewed the K3900. I’ve had this pack for several years now and it’s the only pack…
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Kelty Teton 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Lightweight, easy to set up, nice vestibule area, and it keeps out the elements beautifully!  I bought this tent when I was living in the Southeast…
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Kelty Triptease Lightline

rated 5 of 5 stars I was shocked at how reflective these lines are even with a small amount of light. I was tired of tripping over guy lines (I was lucky I never…
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 9

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I like the variety of tie points that allow dozens of setup options. The 9 foot size is about perfect for a backpacking kitchen or to allow…
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Kelty Orb 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have an older model that I have used extensively in Alaska. It has weathered every storm including a helicopter landing next to it without…
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Kelty Pacific Crest 5000

rated 5 of 5 stars I used this last year on one overnight hike. We experienced rain and most all the gear was still nice and dry.  The fit is wonderful. I tried…
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Kelty Salida 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Best Deal of 2011! I've been looking for a 2 man (solo use) 3 season backpacking tent in the $100-$140 range for six months now. I had previously…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5000 ST

rated 3 of 5 stars I bought this a while back.  I had the Redwing 3100 of the same color, which has stood the test of time so I thought this would be a good choice. …
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Kelty Coyote 4900

rated 5 of 5 stars Great Pack! I have owned the Kelty Coyote 4900 for 3 years now and have had absolutely zero problems. The pack is durable with no rips or torn…
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Kelty Triptease Lightline

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Every outdoorsman should carry a length of cord. You know the time you should have spent setting up that new tent before you went out with it…
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Kelty Radiant 3

rated 4 of 5 stars Used this tent in June 2008, measure 1.93 inches is plenty of room for me, my wife and our dog. I used the tent in different climates where…
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Kelty Trekker

rated 5 of 5 stars I have an older style Kelty Trekker, but it's always been great! When I got into Boy Scouts my parents got me this for Christmas one year, I've…
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Kelty Gunnison 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I'm copying my review from backcountry.com, since I don't want to type it out again: I got this tent about two months ago, and I've used it…
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Kelty Satori 4700

rated 5 of 5 stars I LOVE my Satori!!!! I have walked many miles with it. I use it for summer backpacking and in winter for snow camping. The two best features…
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Kelty Light Year XP 40

rated 4 of 5 stars I had been eyeing the Kelty XP 40 for over a year now, ever since I bought the Kelty XP 0. I was so happy with that bag that I figured I’d…
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Kelty Tioga 5300

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had my Tioga 5300 for 6 years and it is in mint condition. i've used it on sloping michigan trails, but lately on extremely uneven trails…
 
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Kelty Hawk

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome bag with ample room and pockets. Also hydration compatible (bladder not incl). Front of pack has elastic pocket for easy access to needed…
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Kelty Light Year Down 0

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Picked one up on closeout at the lower end of the shown price range and was not disappointed. This is a warm well made bag at more than fair…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 5 of 5 stars Just can't say enough nice things about this bag. I got it for winter camping on the PNW coastal area. The duck down lofts up nicely. I bought the…
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Kelty Villa 4

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I got this tent mainly for car camping. I was first attracted by the unique design and full coverage rain fly with spacious vestibules. The…
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Kelty Super Tioga 4900

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This a big pack and it allows you to pack heavy and still be comfortable. I generally pack heavy, around 50 lbs. I can carry 3 Nalgene 1 Quarts…
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 5 of 5 stars This bag is great!  2.5 lbs packs down small and keeps you warm!   Camped last week in 30 degree weather, super comfortable.  Dropped down…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5600

rated 5 of 5 stars Bought a Red Cloud 5600 for a 5 night trip to Clear creek in the Grand Canyon. Plenty of room, rode on my back like a dream. Easy to get to…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5600

rated 5 of 5 stars Got a Kelty Red Cloud 5600 at the local thrift store just off the University Campus. It will be my winter pack. Holds everything I need and…
photo: Kelty Men's Red Cloud 5600
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Kelty Cosmic 20

rated 5 of 5 stars Love this sleeping bag.  It is my 1st down bag.  It compresses nicely, weighs about 2lb 8oz, and fits me well.  I'm about 200lbs, broad shouldered…
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Kelty Redwing 3100

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this pack for my first big Russia trip in 2001. Now the inside is flaking off and I can't find anything that might match its phenomenal…
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 2 of 5 stars I bought this pack in early 2010, I forget when exactly, I bought it to replace my old ALICE pack I had been using. I was on a budget, so when…
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Kelty Squall 2800

rated 5 of 5 stars I'm a 6'2" 200lb. guy and this is my favorite pack! It's big enough for everything but a sleeping bag! I hike and climb A LOT and I really…
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Kelty Yukon 3500

Do not buy the Yukon packs unless you know 100% what you are buying. I have one and the pockets zip 3/4 the way up and it does not zip all the…
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Kelty Serrano 15

rated 4 of 5 stars This 3 season women's +15 bag is excellent for this cost. Kept me warm and dry during the worst spring rainstorm ever, where by morning my tent…
 
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Kelty Red Cloud 5000

rated 5 of 5 stars I LOVE THIS BACKPACK! As a woman finding a bag thats waist straps would fit my waist was virtually impossible until I found this backpack! It…
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Kelty Soar 5200

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A Very nice and lightweight pack. This was a replacement for an older pack I had and at 6'3" fit me very well and was quite comfortable. Ease…
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Kelty Gunnison 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have had this tent for about 4 years, and it has been an outstanding tent for the price. It is rated as a 2 man, but being a fairly large…
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Kelty Trail Dome 6

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I received this tent as a gift for Christmas last year. I finally used it this past weekend (10/9/10). In my opinion the tent is a little snug…
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Kelty Recluse 2.5i

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I tested this pad during a four-day sea kayaking trip to the Apostle Islands over Labor Day. Space was limited in my kayak. It was essential…
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Kelty Gunnison 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I've had this tent for four years and it still holds up great. I bought it to use as a river guide in Alaska. Camping on river banks and sand…
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Kelty Gunnison 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great tent, if you are looking for a relatively cheap tent mixed with the great Kelty quality, look no further. Obviously made for smaller groups…
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Kelty Gunnison 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I took this tent on a 4-day trip on Oregon's section of the Pacific Crest Trail and it held up well until the last day. In the process of shopping,…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5600

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Ok this pack has great load lifters and they work flawlessly. It is made very solidly and even the plastic parts are heavy duty and you can…
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Kelty Blanca 2000

rated 4 of 5 stars After many years of day hiking with an old Jansport bookbag/backpack, I finally splurged on the Kelty in 2002 when planning a trip to the rainforest…
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Kelty Cache Hauler (Frame Only)

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I bought this pack specifically to haul with. I also used it to carry dry bags with. My hauling mostly consisted of bear bait and gear, I went…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5400

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a great pack. I've taken it on several trips, ranging from a quick overnighter to a week long Trans-Sierra trip. It balances weight…
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Kelty Eagle 7850

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I am active duty military (Army) and i bought this pack in 2007 during a rotation in Afghanistan. Let me start by stating that this pack is…
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 5 of 5 stars The best value in a backpack, period. There are better packs, but they are more expensive and they are all overpriced. This backpack is superior…
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Kelty Trekker 3950

rated 4 of 5 stars I purchased my Trekker for a 300-mile thru-hike of the Long Trail in Vermont's Green Mountains. It was my longest backpack, I knew I'd be packing…
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Kelty Grand Canyon 9

rated 5 of 5 stars We went from a Kelty Vortex, which is a pretty small, to this tent when we got to the stage in life that we wanted to stand up in the tent,…
 
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Kelty Gunnison 4.1

rated 4 of 5 stars Great car camping tent for a family of 3. We can use our large 25" wide sleeping pads and still have room for duffel bags inside the tent. Two…
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Kelty Base Camp

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this because I am frequently on the go and my 20-month son is intolerant of shopping carts and now pretty much anything that isn't…
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Kelty Trekker 3950

rated 1 of 5 stars I ordered a Kelty Trekker 2 3950 two weeks ago, and my sons and I went on a backpack trip to the Shining Rock Wilderness, NC on July 21. The…
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Kelty Green River 4

rated 4 of 5 stars We have owned this tent for 3 years and it had never failed us until this last trip. It is a fairly easy setup for two-people, but a bit of…
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Kelty Red Cloud 6650

rated 5 of 5 stars I have owned my pack for over a year and I never leave home without it. I have hiked on trail and not on trail, I have climbed rock faces, I…
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Kelty Gunnison 2.1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This tent is relatively lightweight (especially broken up between two people) with a great amount of room for two people - we're married and…
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Kelty Zen

rated 4 of 5 stars This has been a solid tent. I've used it for solo hiking. I haven't had it out in extreme conditions, but it has kept me dry during some rain…
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Kelty Moraine 3600

rated 4 of 5 stars I ran in a trail race and got a 30% off coupon at the Sports Basement. After the coupon and my AAA discount, I paid $75, including tax for this…
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Kelty Red Cloud 6650

rated 4 of 5 stars A big hauler when going big is the only option. I have climbed Mt. Adams and used this pack for most of the summer on other multi-day hikes…
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Kelty No-Bendium II Gold

rated 5 of 5 stars I camp mostly in areas that tends to have hard soil and a lot of rock. I often need to pound the stakes into the ground, and let me tell you,…
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Kelty Cyclone 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I bought this tent from a second hand outdoors store in Bozeman, Montana. I've used it on several climbing trips. I've set this thing up in…
 
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Kelty Lounge 4

rated 1.5 of 5 stars The Kelty Lounge 4 appeared to offer what we were looking for in a car camping tent (as viewed from the pictures on the web anyway): a reasonably…
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Kelty Super Tioga 4900

rated 5 of 5 stars I have used this pack for a weekend camping trip to a few week long backpacking trips in the White Mountains. It has worked perfectly. The only…
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Kelty Green River 4

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This is a great tent. Lightweight and spacious. The floor material seems a little thin. I would be afraid to setup over rocky or uneven terrain.
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Kelty Light Year 3D 45

I think the Kelty Light Year 3D has been discontinued. I am researching the Kelty Light Year XP for my son, who will be hiking the AT and canoeing…
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Kelty Cricket 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Very nice freestanding 3 season tent. Great for one person, decent headroom at the front where you need it. Tight fit for 2 people, but that's…
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Kelty Palisade 4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This was the second tent that I received from Kelty. I had purchased the Kelty Villa 4 this year (2010) and when I set it up I came to find…
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Kelty Crestone 1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Pros: - Very Light - Portability - Easy to set up No very bad things, but need tarp under tent at all times.
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Kelty Eagle

rated 5 of 5 stars I've had this pack for several years and hiked, literally, close to 2000 miles with it. I'd love to replace it at nearly any price but can't…
 
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Kelty Coromell Down 25

rated 4 of 5 stars I purchased the Kelty Coromell 25 A couple of week ago from Sunny sports.com and have used it a few time. Being 5'10" and 185 lbs I find the…
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Kelty Mantra 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great tent for two traveling light. Set-up is super easy with only three poles and color-coded clips. Weather-proof in all conditions and super…
 
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Kelty Windfoil Ultralight

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have had this tent for over 15 years and it still functions and even looks new. And yes, have used it quite a bit. Honestly, I have not had…
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Kelty Pagosa 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars A great tent. I'm 6'6" and the length is outstanding. I don't kick the ends. The 2 man version provides gobs of room for me. It has good ventilation…
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Kelty Coyote

rated 2 of 5 stars I got this pack a while ago as a hand-me-down. I really liked all the pockets on it and the fact that it has an adjustable torso, but it had…
 
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Kelty Pawnee 3300

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Got this bag with a great price and couldn't be happier. It's the perfect size for me, handling all my gear when I go on a 1-2 night trip. It…
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Kelty Junior Tioga 2050

rated 5 of 5 stars it's my favorite pack yet because i don't need a huge pack and i don't need a daypack because if i go on a day hike then i will normally take…
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

rated 3.5 of 5 stars I got the Noah's Tarp 12 to use as a dining fly/community shelter. I thought it would be useful and quick to pitch both car camping and on large…
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Kelty Redwing 3100

rated 4 of 5 stars Good pack for weekend trip. Anything longer than 3 or 4 days and you are going to be short on space. Great fit, and lots of compartments.
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