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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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August 5, 2021
How to Choose a tent premium
Find the right tent for your next trip We’re not sure about you, but your friends at Kelty are pretty dang excited about getting outside this summer. If there’s any silver lining to the [ahem] adventures of the past year, it’s our collective education about just how many previously indoorsy activities can—and really should, if […]
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August 2, 2021
Backpacking: Meal Planning premium
HOW TO MEAL PLAN FOR YOUR BACKPACKING TRIP Summer is here and it’s time to get out there and explore.  But planning for a backpacking trip can be daunting.  There’s just so much to think about!  And most importantly, what are we eating? Here are some tips and checklists to make the day before your trip […]
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Camp Cooking Elevated premium
How to elevate your camping trip with fast and easy meals for the whole family   Hello and welcome to the world of outdoor cooking!  I’m Chef Corso, head chef and founder of MONTyBOCA,  A company and community focused on helping you eat well outdoors.  I’m a classically trained chef, training in Napa valley and Northern Italy […]
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