Backcountry BM’s: A guide to Poopin’ in the woods (the right way)! premium
Hey there, adventurous souls and nature enthusiasts! If you’re planning to explore the great outdoors and venture into the woods, you’re in for an unforgettable experience. But, let’s face it, nature calls for all of us, even when we’re miles away from the nearest restroom. Fear not! we at Kelty are here to guide you […]
December 5, 2022
How To Choose A Sleeping Bag premium
A guide to picking the right sleeping bag for your next adventure Attention, newbies and fellow seasoned nature lovers! When it comes to spending the night under the stars, two things are essential to ensuring that everyone comes back for more: warmth and comfort. And, while your tent or shelter is obviously an important part […]
October 7, 2022
Choosing the perfect Sleeping Pad premium
Hopefully you’ve been following our “How To Choose” gear guides, so this will be the next step in the process of gearing up like a pro but not hitting the wallet hard. If you’re a true nature newbie, you may not know that when it comes to staying warm while camping, a well-chosen sleeping bag […]
September 27, 2022
How to Choose a Multi-Day Backpack premium
A quick breakdown on how to choose the right pack for your next adventure So. You’re comfortable with the out-and-back day trip, and you’ve completed a few awesome overnights. Rad! Now it’s time to see what you’re made of with a multi-day backpacking trip. You are in for a real treat, because nothing feels greater […]
August 10, 2022
Rocky Mountain Hut Trip Adventure with Kelty! premium
Here at Kelty, when we’re not busy designing and building some of the best outdoor gear in the industry, we occasionally like to get out of the office, stretch our legs, and live the “Built for Play” mantra we preach everyday! For most of us, getting lost in nature and enjoying the greater outdoors is […]
July 19, 2022
Fishing with Bacon: Boulder Tube To Work Day premium
You’ve heard of Bike To Work Day? Well what about Tube To Work Day??? In Boulder, CO residents take “Live Stream” to a new meaning. Co-founded by Jeff Kagan and Andy Gruel in 2008, Tube To Work Day had grown from two men to a tradition that in the years just before the pandemic would […]
July 18, 2022
So Fresh & So Clean: Sleeping Bag Care & Washing Tips premium
Have you ever washed your sleeping bag? What about cleaning it out in the backcountry? As much as we like getting funky, sometimes it’s best to leave the funk at home. This summer Kelty’s going to help you keep things fresh with some tips and tricks on how to keep your sleeping bag clean in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]