Weekend Warrior Crew

February 12, 2019
TIPS FOR FIRST-TIME CAMPERS: CAMPING WITH YOUR NON-CAMPING PARTNER premium
  When somebody says “Aspen,” you immediately think “WOOOOOO Maroon Bells + backcountry beers!” Your partner, on the other hand, thinks, “YEAHHHH Hotel Jerome + Matsuhisa!” And, while neither one of you is wrong, these are definitely two very different approaches to the same destination…and viva la difference may not apply in this case. Many […]
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February 4, 2019
5 ULTIMATE HUT TRIP HACKS premium
5 ULTIMATE HUT TRIP HACKS Though the concept of hut-to-hut skiing originated in Europe, the U.S. is no slouch—with dozens of networks offering epic days of virgin backcountry powder followed by cozy nights in these one-of-a-kind alpine shelters. Whether you’re traveling with a guide and your squad, and arriving to a posh catered meal or […]
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November 13, 2018
How to Pull Off an Epic Campsgiving premium
How to Pull Off an Epic Campsgiving (+ 4 Foolproof Stretchy-Pants Recipes) By the time the word “Friendsgiving” officially entered the national vernacular in 2008, we’d already been watching our favorite twentysomething chums—Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Phoebe—celebrate the holiday together for 10 whole seasons PLUS four years of reruns. And, despite the Macy’s-level […]
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Pumpkin Spice + Everything Nice: Gear + Goodies for an Amazing Fall in the Backcountry premium
Do you even PSL, bro? Seems like the minute Labor Day’s in the rear-view mirror, the entire country immediately comes down with a wicked case of Pumpkin Spice Fever—and honestly, we’re not mad at it. But despite a national obsession with the eponymous nutmeg-sprinkled latte, we sincerely hope your fall season includes at least one […]
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Leaf Peepin’ for Pros premium
As warmer days lead into cooler nights, it can only mean one thing: its leaf peepin’ time. If you like to geek out as much as we do on fall foliage (we know, you NEED that shot for Insta), then check out our tips for how to do it right, or a la Kelty-style.   […]
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September 11, 2018
Tailgating: Kelty-style premium
4 Genius Hacks + Must-Have Gear for Epic Tailgating, Kelty-Style If there’s one thing we know here at Kelty, it’s that almost everything is better when it’s enjoyed outside. And whether you’re a full-on face-painter or you’re just tagging along for hot burgers and cold beers, we’re here for you—with four killer hacks and essential […]
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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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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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