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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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  • Wed Aug 10 2022 | Kelty

    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...

  • Tue Jul 19 2022 | Kelty

    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 […]

  • Mon Jul 18 2022 | Kelty

    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 […]

  • Fri May 06 2022 | Kelty

    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,...

  • Mon Apr 11 2022 | Kelty

    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...

  • Fri Mar 18 2022 | Kelty

    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...

  • Mon Dec 27 2021 | Kelty

    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...

  • Fri Oct 29 2021 | Kelty

    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...

  • Mon Oct 11 2021 | Kelty

    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 | Kelty

    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...

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