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Kelty builds quality tents, sleeping bags, backpacks & camping gear for any outdoor adventure from the backyard camper to the experienced backcountry hiker.

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  • Mon Oct 11 2021 | Mitch Loge

    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...

  • Thu Aug 05 2021 | Mitch Loge

    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...

  • Mon Aug 02 2021 | Mitch Loge

    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...

  • Tue Jul 27 2021 | Kelty

    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...

  • Wed Jul 21 2021 | Mitch Loge

    A quick breakdown on how to choose the right pack for your next adventure So. You’ve are comfortable with the out-and-back day trip, and completed a few awesome overnights. Baller! Now it’s time to see what you’re made of with a multi-day backpacking trip! You’re in for a real treat, because nothing...

  • Mon Jun 28 2021 | Mitch Loge

    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...

  • Fri Jun 25 2021 | Mitch Loge

    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...

  • Mon Jun 21 2021 | Kelty

    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...

  • Mon Jun 21 2021 | Mitch Loge

    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...

  • Fri May 07 2021 | Kelty

    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...

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