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Kelty Journey Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

4.09
based on 50 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Journey - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


94% of the reviewers give the Kelty Journey a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (13%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (5%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Kelty Journey

  • According to users, the Kelty Journey backpack can be used to carry a child and gear.
  • Other users pointed out that it is designed to take a lot of wear and tear and can endure heavy use during long walks and hikes.
  • Testers noted that its waistband adjusts up and down which makes it easy to find the perfect position for the baby during the trip.
  • Reviewers mentioned that the bag's buckles that are near the kid’s face are covered in fleece in order not to harm the baby and prevent hair tangling.
  • They noticed that its breathable mesh fabric makes it suitable for long-term trips in warm temperatures.
  • Users said that the bag has a large zipped pocket under the seat and waist belt storage for cell phones and change.
  • Other reviewers also found that its sliding adjuster for the torso length makes it easy to adjust while wearing.
  • According to some reviewers, the bag's removable chin pad can be machine washed.
  • Testers noted that the bag's seat is ergonomic and allows the kid to stay in the comfortable position for the duration of any journey.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A tester said that the bag is bulky and hard to deal with.
  • A reviewer thought that there is no special place to store a rather large sunshade.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Kelty Journey models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight7.1 oz (3.2 kg)
Length iconLength30 in (76 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height15 in (38 cm)





Popular Models


Kelty Journey 2.0

100% choose the Kelty Journey 2.0

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue


Specs
Weight iconWeight7.1 oz (3.2 kg)
Length iconLength30 in (76 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height15 in (38 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Kelty Journey features:
  • Hip belt
  • Hip belt pockets

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


Rankings


vs Kelty Bags

The Kelty Journey ranks #7 compared with the other Kelty bags.

Top 20% Kelty bag

5Kelty Redcloud
4.22
Kelty Redcloud
6Kelty Super Tioga
4.10
Kelty Super Tioga
7Kelty Journey
4.09
Kelty Journey
8Kelty Redwing
4.08
Kelty Redwing
9Kelty Trekker
4.07
Kelty Trekker

vs All Bags

The Kelty Journey ranks #974 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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4.09
Granite Gear Nimbus
973Kelty Journey
4.09
Kelty Journey
974Brookstone Dash
4.09
Brookstone Dash
975Calvin Klein Saffiano
4.09
Calvin Klein Saffiano
976Lojel Rando
4.09
Lojel Rando



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Kelty Journey vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Kelty Journey vs Kelty Pathfinder


Kelty Journey
Kelty Journey

4.09

Based on 50 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 7.1 oz
Price: $$$


Kelty Pathfinder
Kelty Pathfinder

4.40
BEST
Based on 4 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$$

  • The Journey is rated a bit worse than the Pathfinder.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 54 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Journey is available in these colors:
Grey




Kelty Journey vs Kelty Tour


Kelty Journey
Kelty Journey

4.09
BEST
Based on 50 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 7.1 oz
Price: $$$


Kelty Tour
Kelty Tour

3.93

Based on 135 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 4.8 oz
Price:

  • The Journey is rated a little bit better than the Tour.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 185 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Journey is 48% heavier than the biggest Tour (7.1 oz vs 4.8 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Journey is available in these colors:
Grey




Kelty Journey vs Kelty Transit


Kelty Journey
Kelty Journey

4.09
BEST
Based on 50 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 7.1 oz
Price: $$$


Kelty Transit
Kelty Transit

3.85

Based on 80 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 5.3 oz
Price:

  • The Journey is rated a little bit better than the Transit.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 130 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Journey is 34% heavier than the biggest Transit (7.1 oz vs 5.3 oz).

Only the Journey is available in these colors:
Blue
Grey





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Last updated on April 19, 2019