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Kelty Capture Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 28 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Capture - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

73% of the reviewers give the Kelty Capture a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (40%)
Good (33%)
Average (23%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (4%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Kelty Capture:

Reviewers like these things about the Kelty Capture

  • Reviewers agree that the Kelty Capture pack doesn’t just provide generous storage space and a front-shove-it pocket that offers easy access to essentials.
  • Reviewers praised the lightweightness of the bag.
  • Testers pointed out that the pack has extra pockets including the hydration pocket and stuff area for a jacket that is ideally placed and functional.
  • Other testers found out that it's comfortable and holds plenty.
  • Users discovered that the pack's cushion creates an airway, so the bag is not plastered right up against the back.
  • Reviewers pointed out the presence of the three small mesh pockets inside right at the top so that a phone, keys or wallet can be quickly grabbed.
  • They noticed that it has a single zippered compartment which is big enough for a smartphone.
  • Several testers also indicated that the elastic band roll system that holds the adjustments in place is very effective.
  • Other users found that it is well-made and sturdy.
  • Testers pointed out that its straps are relatively easy to adjust.
  • Users thought that the pack's outer pocket expands to hold a large item.
  • Other users found that it is a very good all-around backpack.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the bag snaps are hard to work and too small.
  • Another user felt that the front straps are too narrow for function and comfort.


Crowdsourced specs across all Kelty Capture models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.3 oz (0.6 kg)
Length iconLength17 in (43 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)


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The Kelty Capture ranks #28 compared with the other Kelty bags.

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vs All Bags

The Kelty Capture ranks #2489 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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2488Kelty Capture
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2491Pelican Urban
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Bag ID 32638. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019