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May 6, 2022
Celebrating 70 Years of Kelty premium
Our Heritage Dick Kelty made his first backpack in 1933, at 14, to haul blankets and food for overnight hikes with his father in the Sierra’s. While overseas outfitting WWII aircraft, he learned about lightweight aviation materials—and an idea took root and grew. Upon his return to Glendale, California, Kelty set out to build a […]
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SECURING BACKCOUNTRY PERMITS IN NATIONAL PARKS: TIPS & TRICKS FOR WILDERNESS PERMITS. premium
The powder season is winding down and our thoughts are turning to counting down the weeks it is ‘til shorts season. So, allow us to remind you that there are important things to think about this time of year: national park backcountry camping permits! In fact, this is the perfect time to start your fair-weather wilderness […]
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March 18, 2022
Spring Tailgating Tips: Where to Go, What to Bring + How to Slay Après premium
By Staci Amend Maybe it’s just us—but as the ski season starts to wind down, the whole vibe is less about first tracks and last light than it is about pure pleasure. Now, with Spring Break just around the corner and plenty of late-season dumps to slappa-da-base, it’s time to up your après ski game…and […]
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December 27, 2021
4 Essential Road Trips for Every Kind of Traveler premium
Your friends here at Kelty HQ loooove us some shoulder season. That’s the term travel buffs use to describe off-peak times, when the weather and/or adventuring conditions may not be QUITE as ideal—but when modest crowds and lower prices offer a pretty sweet trade-off. But even though the late fall through early winter is OUR […]
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October 29, 2021
6 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Next Road Trip premium
If there was even a sliver of silver lining to 2020, it’s this: road trips are back, in a BIG way. According to AAA, road trips represented 97% of summer travel last year—and, even though air travel is finally starting to reassert itself, the lure of the highway continues to be strong.  Now, as much […]
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Back to Cool: 5 Fave Fall Camping Destinations (+ What to Bring on Every Kind of Trip) premium
Repeat after me: sweater weather is better weather. And, now that it’s finally here, your friends at Kelty want to make sure you make the most of those crisp days and brisk nights with our favorite fall camping trips! We asked our in-house outdoor obessives where they absolutely LOVE to go when the leaves start […]
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