Weekend Warrior Crew

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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Responsible Camping with Kelty: premium
How We Walk the Walk, Every Day From our humble beginnings, in Dick and Nena Kelty’s Southern California kitchen, it has been our mission to make the Great Outdoors more accessible for everyone. We *LOVE* nature newbies, because few things are more wonderful than watching somebody experience their first night under the stars, or their […]
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June 25, 2021
How To Choose A Sleeping Pad premium
Hopefully, you caught our last post, which covered the ins and outs of sleeping bag selection. But 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 is only half the equation! Yes, a toasty bag will go a long way towards […]
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June 21, 2021
Camping Without Crowds: Dispersed Camping 101 premium
How to camp off the grid responsibly. Folks, it’s FINALLY time to scratch that get-outside itch! The temperature is rising’, those vaxxes are poppin’, and nature-lovers all over the world are scouring the interwebs for that long-awaited First Big Trip. By all accounts, we all should expect campgrounds to be busier than ever this summer—and […]
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June 21, 2021
How To Choose A Sleeping Bag premium
A guide to the right sleeping bag for your next adventure Attention, first-timers and fellow 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 of the […]
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Pro Tips: Hiking with Toddlers 101 premium
By: Abby Barnes Adventure Mom @abby.outdoors Shares Her Top 7 Secrets to Hiking with Little Ones Say it with me, “Babies are portable!” When you become pregnant, so many people love to tell you about all the things you can no longer do with a baby. My favorite response to these people: “Babies are portable.” […]
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January 28, 2021
Why Does CBD Belong on Your Outdoor Gear List? premium
Kelty CBD Products help you go farther, higher, and faster…to dance harder, to bounce back, to think less and do more. What is CBD? You’ve probably at least heard of the stuff, but let’s start with the basics. CBD (cannabinoid) is a naturally occurring compound in Cannabis plants…yes, Cannabis. But let’s not confuse it with […]
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Pro Tips: How (and When) to Clean Your Sleeping Bag premium
We’re all about getting funky. But sometimes we like to leave the actual funk at home. Have you ever washed your sleeping bag? What about cleaning it out in the backcountry? It’s a new year, a new season, and it’s time for a fresh feel (and smell). Check out our pro tips on how to […]
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December 9, 2020
DARK STARS: 4 STELLAR SPOTS FOR STARGAZING + WHAT TO BRING premium
We’re coming up on the shortest day of the year, and it can be easy to forget that natural beauty doesn’t end at sundown. The International Dark Sky Places (ISDP) designation is a 20-year-old global program that protects low-light-pollution places around the world so that regular folks like us can get a really good look […]
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Kelty’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide premium
What do you give someone in 2020? A reason to leave the house (and maybe hand sanitizer). From backyard shenanigans to backcountry camping, let’s take our holidays outside and give the gift of adventure. Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for this season’s must-haves, pro tips, and more. COYOTE 65 & WOMEN’S COYOTE 60: BACKPACKING […]
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Kelty’s 9 TIPS FOR FIRST-TIME BACKPACKERS premium
So. You tried your hand at car camping, and you feel like it went pretty well. Tent set-up? Only two pieces left over! Day hikes? Just three blisters in a six-person crew! Meal planning? Beer is food, right? But now you’re kind of wondering: what would it be like to ACTUALLY commune with Mother Nature, […]
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5 SANITY-SAVING TIPS FOR STORING CAMPING GEAR premium
Unfortunately for most of us here at Kelty HQ, the average human dwelling was not exactly built with tons of extra storage space. On the upside: our species’ collective need for storage has inspired magical places like the Container Store and Shed Warehouse (yep, it’s a thing) to help us wrangle the mountains of clutter […]
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