There are reasons everybody wants to go camping in the late spring and early summer, and none of them are wrong—the days are long, the weather’s nice, and *some* schedules are looser. Which is all cool, until you’re trying to share the “solitude” of nature with 1,000 other happy campers.  It can feel like doggone […]
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 […]