Kelty Reviews

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Kelty Villa 4

rated 4 of 5 stars I purchased this tent at a killer deal on closeout. I read some bad reviews about the fly but purchased anyway. Conclusion? No problems with…
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 4.5 of 5 stars i've had this pack for 5 years and it kicks ass, i've have been around the world three times with it, and bring it every year i go fishing in…
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Kelty Mantra 5

rated 5 of 5 stars We purchased this tent before heading out to Yellowstone and the Tetons last summer with our 4- and 6-year-old girls. We did put it up in the…
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Kelty Mistral 0

rated 3 of 5 stars Synthetic bags retain more heat when wet, dry faster and they’re easier to clean and the Kelty Mistral zero-degree bag is ideal for campers…
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Kelty Light Year 25

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I was looking for a lightweight sleeping bag but didn't want to spend a fortune. This bag is great. I have used it in temps down to the low…
photo: Kelty Men's Light Year 25
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Kelty Gunnison 2.1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent tent for the money! Decent sized for two people. A little on the heavy side. Nice to have two doors with vestibules. Mine has yet…
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Kelty Creel

rated 5 of 5 stars Great bag. I really wanted a shoulder bag with a real belt (not a fanny pack with a shoulder strap) and this totally fits the bill. It's great…
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Kelty Gunnison 3.1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Needed a smaller tent for two and gear for a Scout outing. Tent arrived on departure day, no time to play around with it. Overall, very good…
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Kelty Pagosa 4

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this tent last year before I went on a camping trip to Mammoth Cave, Great Smoky Mountains and Outer Banks, NC and Shenandoah. This…
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Kelty Falcon 2850

rated 5 of 5 stars This bag is one of the best backpacks I've been able to find. It incorporates Kelty comfort with Military grade durability. A major advantage…
 
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Kelty Sage 3

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great tent. I work in outdoor education and have used and seen many. This one is designed well for 3 season use. It is light weight but also…
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 5 of 5 stars I didn't know that carrying 25 lbs on your back could be so comfortable! This is the men's model but it fits like magic and there seems to be…
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Kelty Orb 2

rated 5 of 5 stars The Kelty Orb 2 tent is a really strong tent. If you put it up, it will keep on working for you in any type of weather. I have used it in -20c…
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Kelty Domolite 4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars We've owned this tent for over ten years now and use it mostly for canoe camping. It's been through some tough weather with no problems. I have…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5600

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Likes: The pack is great. I am 6 ft 175, and it molded to my body perfectly. Weight was distributed on my hips well, and there were plenty of…
photo: Kelty Men's Red Cloud 5600
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Kelty Redwing 2650

rated 5 of 5 stars I cannot say enough good things about this pack. I bought it about four years ago because I needed a backpack for school that could double as…
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Kelty Gunnison 4.1

rated 4.5 of 5 stars We (wife, self and two boys) have used this tent 5 or 6 times now. I have had no problems with it at all. It's not real heavy for a 4 person…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5000

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Loved the pack, but, I don't like the small water bottle holders on the side. My regular size bottle had to be clipped in to stay. The mesh…
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Kelty Redwing 3100

rated 5 of 5 stars I have the 2009 model and have used it bi-weekly over the past year. The Kelty Redwing 3100 is my go-to pack for day use or up to three days…
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Kelty Tornado 4900

rated 5 of 5 stars This bag has been everywhere with me! It was given to me as a gift in 2004, 5 years on and is almost as good as new. It's been backpacking across…
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Kelty Chuckwagon

rated 5 of 5 stars I have a yellow Lab. He absolutely loves it. He goes ape sh*t when he sees me grab it. Makes him feel important. I usually put water bottles,…
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Kelty Trekker 3950

rated 5 of 5 stars This pack is comfortable and carries a lot of gear. What more can be said. This pack succeeds where it needs to. It does weigh five pounds,…
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Kelty Redwing 3100

rated 5 of 5 stars Have the 07' or 08' model. Lots of space/room and it is hydration compatible (not included). I actually put my Camelbak hydration pack in and…
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Kelty Gunnison 4.1

rated 5 of 5 stars Bought used on eBay 2005 or 2006 model. Listing advertised there were ember holes in tent and rain fly. I think there were 2 holes and easy…
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Kelty Cosmic 50 (synthetic)

rated 5 of 5 stars Well I got this 'bag for my 14th birthday and I was most impressed by the ease it reaches its size. It seems that many bags can be compressed…
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Kelty Crestone 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Not what I expected. However, very light load to pack on your bag, and I will admit that it definitely stays very dry and circulates air very…
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Kelty Cosmic 0 (synthetic)

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a great sleeping bag! I was a little skeptical at first due to its low price but this bag has done nothing but provide many a warm and…
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Kelty Green River 4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a wonderful tent for the outdoorsman. Very spacious living area. The vestibule has lots of room for storage. I have been using this…
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Kelty West Coast 4800

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought this pack 9 years ago and have used it for my twice a year 2-3 day trips to Allegheny National Forest. I am 5'8" and it fits perfectly.
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Kelty Grand Mesa 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased this tent in October to use for basic camping. I do much car camping but usually out on backroads in the forest or out in the Mojave…
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Kelty Redwing 3100

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It's my second Kelty. I needed something smaller than what I had for shorter trips. I travel rather light, so the bag isn't under much stress.
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Kelty Grand Mesa 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is the best backpacking tent I have ever owned. It is an awesome tent. This is a premium tent at a bargain price. First use was in a terrible…
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Kelty Teton 2

I have an REI 6 man dome for car camping with the fam. But in October I'm going camping with Woodbadge and on the second 3-day weekend I have…
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Kelty Galactic 50

rated 4 of 5 stars Great for warm summer camping. I like this sleeping bag very much, though I think its temperature rating should be changed. I bought this sleeping…
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Kelty Trekker 3900 ST

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I was looking at internal frame packs when an old timer at the local shop talked me into trying a Kelty external frame. Great decision, this…
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Kelty Zen

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The Good: Lite wt. Easy set up. Quality zippers. Great rain fly coverage. Very stable in wind.Great vestibule. The Bad: Shock cord lost elasticity…
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Kelty Redwing 2650

rated 4 of 5 stars A ten day trip to Costa Rica and I didn't want to take any carry on luggage. This transported everything I needed and fit comfortably on my…
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Kelty Quartz 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars The tent is cool looking and we like it but I broke a pole on my last trip putting it up and it cost $50 to replace. NOT cool. I have used it…
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Kelty Coyote 4750

rated 5 of 5 stars This backpack is absolutely great. It has top and front access to the main compartment which is extremely convenient. Furthermore it has many…
photo: Kelty Men's Coyote 4750
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Kelty San Miguel 2

rated 5 of 5 stars For the price, this is an outstanding tent. There may be more fancy backpacking tents out there, but this one has everything you need and nothing…
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Kelty Streamside 4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I know this is an older style, but for those who might be interested I wanted to leave a positive review about this tent. I have had the Kelty…
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Kelty Coyote Classic 3850

rated 3.5 of 5 stars It's a really comfortable pack with lots of room and large outside pockets. Pros: +Size is plenty for travel where you aren't carrying cooking…
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Kelty Beam 82

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a pretty lengthy review but I felt it necessary because of the lack of information on this backpack via the Google searching I have…
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Kelty Grand Mesa 4

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I bought this tent for both car camping and occasional backpacking. I typically sleep alone or with my girlfriend. I'm a bigger guy, 6 feet…
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Kelty Redwing 3100

rated 5 of 5 stars This new one is a replacement for my old one that is about 10 years old. I love the old one but one of the straps is beginning to tear and the…
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Kelty Gunnison 2.1

rated 5 of 5 stars I've used my Gunnison 2.1 for two years now in spring, summer and fall. It fits a 25x78x2.5 inch pad with room to spare for all my stuff. It…
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Kelty Super Tioga

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Excellent Pack. I've had it since '95 and the only problem is a tendency to overload. I study lakes in the arctic and for hauling gallons of…
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Kelty Starfish

rated 5 of 5 stars My son and daughter love their packs. Just big enough to carry some essentials. Kids will bite through the bite valve, but you can replace them…
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Kelty Super Tioga

rated 5 of 5 stars I love this pack. I have been using it since 1995. All my friends brought into the internal frames but I have the outside pockets and all that…
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Kelty Yukon 3200

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I have used this pack for over 5 years and I have used it on many camping trips. I did a 2 week backpacking trip in New Mexico with it and it…
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Kelty V2

rated 5 of 5 stars Overall, an excellent tent. This tent took me all the way through my boy scouting career (got my Eagle in 06!). I've been backpacking on the…
 
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Kelty Green River 6 Footprint

My wife and I purchased a Green River 6 along with the footprint this summer. When we tried to setup the tent, the footprint wouldn't allow…
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Kelty Grand Teton 2.0

rated 4 of 5 stars Extremely easy to set-up! Could do it with my eyes closed. The tent is a two-person, but is very snug. It's a bit heavy for backpacking, but…
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Kelty Rio Grande 6

rated 4.5 of 5 stars We have used this tent 3 times, twice in rain/downpours and once w/ just sun. Easy set-up, very roomy for 2 people, queen size air mattress,…
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Kelty Coyote 4500

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is my first internal frame pack, and I certainly love it for the comfort. It feels like a dream. I could tell when I tried it on at the…
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Kelty Red Cloud 5600

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is my third Kelty backpack. I started with a D4 way back in the 70's. This Red Cloud replaces the 10-year old Red Cloud that's beginning…
photo: Kelty Men's Red Cloud 5600
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Kelty Tornado 4900

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased this pack for a 3-week backpack trip through Europe near the end of 2006. This is one of the most comfortable packs I have ever…
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Kelty Cabana

rated 5 of 5 stars Never mess with stupid umbrellas again! The Cabana provides complete sun, rain and wind protection for your family and your stuff. You don't…
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Kelty Pagoda 6

Tent functioned fine during first setup, stayed dry and well vented. Second time out, one pole collapsed rendering outing useless. Rainfly seam…
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Kelty Grand Mesa 2

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great tent, pitches quick and easy, stayed perfectly dry during a two rainstorms and packs down to almost nothing. Couldn't ask for…
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Kelty Pagoda 6

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I began camping with my family using a $99 Coleman tent with terrible results. A gust of wind would knock the walls down into your face while…
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Kelty Grand Mesa 6

rated 5 of 5 stars Normally I utilize smaller tents, but for a 2 week trip with my husband, we wanted a taller tent he would not have to crawl into, and that would…
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Kelty Mantra 5

rated 4.5 of 5 stars this is the tent our family of 4 spent 9 days in while car-camping in yellowstone. to say that we were very comfortable every nite would be…
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Kelty Screenhouse

rated 5 of 5 stars Love this one. Beautifully made. Setting it up is not super easy, at least with my IQ. But once you get it set up, it is COOL!
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Kelty Storm 3600

rated 4.5 of 5 stars We've been using the Kelty Storm 3600's, both Men's and Women's harnesses, over the past three and a half years, for our backpacking programs.
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Kelty FC 1.0

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Overall it is great; very comfortable, and my kid LOVES it. It is missing a handy waterbottle holder which is fairly irritating.
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Kelty Crestone 2

rated 3.5 of 5 stars My main quibble with the tent is that it has a low spot in the fly between the 2 poles so condensation collects on the inside and starts dripping…
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Kelty Mantra 2

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this tent back around 2000. I've used it a few times, mostly during spring or summer. I can't imagine having two people in the tent…
 
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Kelty Noah's Tarp 9

rated 4 of 5 stars This a very durable tarp with tons of options for set up. I take mine for three season hammock camping. Suspended on the diagonal, it gives…
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Kelty Comal 3500

rated 4 of 5 stars Great quality. I am a full size man and bought the women's model at Academy not knowing the difference. I just read this review and things are…
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Kelty Yukon 48

rated 5 of 5 stars 1. The pack is adjustable for comfort, putting the weight mostly on the belt and off the shoulders and back. 2. The convenience of the pockets…
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Kelty Light Year Down 20

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a great bag. I like Kelty products because they tend to be very sturdy, this bag is no exception. Though it is fairly light the fabric…
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Kelty Soar 5200

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a great pack, lightweight with plenty of room, comfortable, very adjustable, and simple. The color is the biggest downside but I also…
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Kelty Quartz 4

rated 5 of 5 stars We use these tents on all our Kilimanjaro treks, and they perform great. Sometimes the weather on Kili can be windy, wet, and snowy, and they…
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Kelty Tioga 5500

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I stared a new category on this pack because in this year's model the design and dimensions have changed as well as the material. This pack…
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Kelty Arch 65

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I love this bag. I was a little nervous about getting it because it isn't "name-brand" and I was unfamiliar with their products but I was surprised…
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Kelty Crestone 2

rated 4 of 5 stars This tent will sleep 2 people, but I suggest those 2 people really like each other. 2 sleeping pads, even short ones, will overlap at the narrow…
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Kelty Trekker 3950

rated 5 of 5 stars The "experts" will mostly tell newer backpackers to get an internal for any number of reasons. This pack blows almost all of those reasons out…
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Kelty Gunnison 2

rated 4 of 5 stars Great lightweight tent for the price! Super easy to set up, my six year old daughter can do it by herself in minutes while I hunt for firewood!
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Kelty Storm 3600

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great weekender pack. I can get all the gear I need plus most of what I want, to take care of me and my six year old daughter for up to three…
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Kelty Light Year XP 0

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I was looking for a cold weather sleeping bag but didn't want to spend a fortune. I was offered a special discount on this bag ($127) so I bought…
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Kelty Arrowhead 2000

rated 4 of 5 stars I have owned this pack for about 3 years and have used it on over 70 day hikes and overnight trips in Arizona and northern Mexico. Among other…
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Kelty Gunnison 4

rated 4 of 5 stars I have owned and camped in an older Gunnison 4 for about 5 years. Last week, I camped 5 days in it in Gulf State Park (Gulf Shores, Alabama)…
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Kelty Pagosa 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I just returned from yet another great trip with this tent. After helping families put together several other models, all of which had water…
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Kelty TC 3.0

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Finally a child carrier with usable pack space. For those of us who want to take our baby backpacking there is nothing less useful than those…
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Kelty Redwing 2500

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I bought this pack after realizing that the one I was using previously (Cerro Torre Stealth 40L) was too long for me and therefore was not comfortable…
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Kelty Yukon 50

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I bought this pack from a friend and I went all the way with it. I'm 14 and a scout who took this bag on a 90 mile 10 day trip plus four 20-30…
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Kelty Illusion 3500

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Before this pack I had a Kelty Trekker external frame and decided to shed some weight so I bought a Gregory G-pack. I was happy about the weight…
photo: Kelty Men's Illusion 3500
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Kelty Super Tioga

rated 5 of 5 stars The Super Tioga is my third external frame pack since I got my first one in 1975. I have used, extensively, the original Dana Designs Terraplane,…
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Kelty Grand Mesa 2

rated 5 of 5 stars I wanted a light weight but comfortable tent that would easily fit on to the back of my maxi motor scooter for a 10,500 mile camping trip through…
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Kelty Grand Mesa 4

rated 5 of 5 stars I went on a backpacking trip with 3 people, what a great tent. When I came back bought one for my son. There was three of us in this tent for…
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Kelty Radiant 3

rated 2 of 5 stars Tent is outclassed by simpler designs; I bought this to replace an ancient REI 4 person dome tent that I had used for years of hunting. Once…
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Kelty Grand Mesa 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tent for the price. Easy set up and great ventilation.
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Kelty Light Year Down 0

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought this bag mainly for my wife who sleeps a bit could. We backpack mainly in NM, CO, AZ, UT where spring/fall temps can be ~15F at night.
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Kelty Grand Mesa 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I recently purchased this tent to use during my week long trip into quetico provincial park. It packs nicely at ~5lbs with all the tent gear…
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Kelty Gunnison 2

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I've used this tent 60+ times during a stint with the Montana Conservation Corps, mainly on 8 day hitches. Though I'm yet to share it, it has…
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Kelty Zephyr -15

rated 4.5 of 5 stars An excellent bag, lived up to specs. Just shy of perfection, and we know nothing is perfect, but this bag is very close. A great deal for the…
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Kelty Gunnison 2.1

rated 2.5 of 5 stars My Gunnison 2.0 lasted five nights. I have about seventy nights on the 2,1. The rain fly has basically worn out and Kelty did repair it. I could…
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Kelty Bora 5

rated 4 of 5 stars If you want a warm bag, this is the one. I slept in it during a winter trip to Mt Audubon here in Colo. It was 0 degrees out and I was as warm…
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Kelty Super Tioga 4900

rated 4.5 of 5 stars The best pack I have owned. It is extremely durable and was able to accommodate 70+ lbs for over a week in the Smokies without any damage. I…
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