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10 Tips for Camping with your BFF (Best Furry Friend) premium
Adventuring outdoors with your BFF (best furry friend) is one of the best ways to spend time in the summer. Whether you’re deep in the wilderness or close to home, spending the night under the stars with your dog is an experience to be had. We went to the experts,  @dogsthathike for the best advice […]
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3 Great Backcountry Trips for Beginners premium
3 Great Backcountry Trips for Beginners (+ Rookie Mistakes You Should Probably Avoid) There are some people out there (no naming names), who really hardcore about backpacking: they cut weight by shaving their toothbrushes down to a nub, or wearing the same socks for 10 days straight. If your idea of packing light is bringing a sixer […]
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Fire Ban Hacks: 3 Essential Tips for Surviving a Campfire-Free Camping Trip premium
 We get it: camping without a campfire is kind of a drag. You know what’s a MUCH bigger drag, though? Wildfires. They’re a big problem for us here in Colorado. So, while we love us some beers, s’mores and spooky stories around a blazing/smoking/crackling inferno, we love our local wilderness even more. So we’ve learned […]
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June 29, 2018
8 Tips To Un-Domesticate the Kids premium
This week we introduced Kelty’s new cause: Cure for the Common Kid. We’re all about getting people, but especially kids outside to play. Why? Aside from the more serious mental and physical health benefits associated with outside activity (think: increased mental focus, decreased obesity and other health issues), there is evidence that just playing in […]
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Tips and Tricks For a Successful Outdoor Adventure With Your Toddler premium
By:  Brendan Place     Before kids, getting outdoors was simple. Put on your boots, pack your bag, and hit the trails. With toddlers, getting outdoors can be a little more complicated, but with the right planning and preparation you can make your adventures exciting and stress free. You’ll have to wait a few years […]
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June 7, 2018
4 Foolproof Ways to Press PLAY on the Summer Camping Season premium
As much as we love the other three seasons, we have to admit we’ve got a special weakness for summer. Because even though most of us are long past the “school’s out” days—or rather, it’s our KIDS that are gearing up for 9 days of barefoot, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed joy—we still get a little frisson […]
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May 22, 2018
4 Family Camping Hacks to Save Your Sanity premium
(and Put More PLAY in Your Day)     If we’re honest with ourselves, and your friends at Kelty always are, kids can be pretty gnarly. Even the most devoted parent can admit that there are certain situations in which their little ones’ big personalities are maybe…how to say…a lot do deal with. And family […]
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5 Ways to Turn Kelty Ditch Day into a 3-Day Weekend premium
  ICYMI: your friends at Kelty have officially declared Friday, April 27 “Ditch Day.” So start brewing up some epic excuses (colonoscopy? hostage situation? shark attack?), because your boss ain’t gonna see your pretty face for a single minute on that fateful Friday—you’ll be anywhere but inside, doing anything but sitting around. Here are 5 […]
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Take your April Fool’s Day Pranks to the Next Level: Camping premium
The man, the myth, the legend himself: Dick Kelty 5 Amazing April Fool’s Day Pranks to Play On Your Campmates If you’re doing life right, there’s at least one serial prankster in your circle of friends. You know the type: every gathering presents opportunities to pull one over on somebody new, and every moment that passes between […]
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March 21, 2018
Spring Fever: 6 Activities to Help You Forget it’s Still Cold AF premium
You guys! It’s officially spring! That means we’re *THIS CLOSE* to having survived the short, dark days of winter…and well on our way to reversing our Vitamin D deficiencies with lots of QT outside. However, there’s a reason poet T.S. Eliot tapped April, and not February, as the “cruelest month.” Despite the lengthening days and deceptively […]
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March 13, 2018
Frozen Dead Guy Days 2018-Unicorns & Rainbows premium
Polar Plunge Jumps:  Coffin Racing:  Kelty in Unicorn Onesies:  Freezing your @#$ off at Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival:  And It. Was. Awesome. There’s a tiny town in Colorado, just up the hill from Kelty HQ, where one weekend every year, the town swells by 20,000 quirky, costumed fans ready to do just about anything to party it […]
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February 8, 2018
6 Creative Ways to Slay Valentine’s Day premium
6 Creative Ways to Slay Valentine’s Day Whoa there, Romeo! Not every girl wants to spend Valentine’s Day spruced up in her stiletto best, slogging through the inflated prix fixe menu whilst gazing into your oh-so-soulful eyes. (Okay, your eyes are kind of dreamy.) But here at Kelty, we believe that any date worth his […]
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