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Kelty Pawnee Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 11 reviews

We have checked a few reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Pawnee - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Kelty Pawnee a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (40%)
Good (60%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Kelty Pawnee

  • Some users said that this is a very functional hiking backpack.
  • Many reviewer said this is perfect pack for the weekend.
  • A lot of travelers said that this is great for overnight camping.
  • Many owners said that its top pouches are good for their rain gear.
  • Several owners said they find its side zippers are very useful.
  • A lot of users like its adjustable straps.
  • A few users said they like the hip pouch as it fits their camera.
  • Some users said that this is their new favotite hiking pack.
  • A number of owners said they like that it has good capacity and a fair number of whistles and bells.
  • Several users said it is comfortable, pretty convenient and a good price.
  • Many hikers said that all its zippers, straps, and buckles remain in fine working order after months of use.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few users wish that it has compression straps beneath the pack for carrying sleeping pad.
  • Some users said it would be nice if the zippered opening to the main compartment zipped from both the right and left sides.
  • Several owners said that its side mesh pockets are neither deep enough nor forward enough to reach their water bottle.


vs Kelty Bags

The Kelty Pawnee ranks #11 compared with the other Kelty bags.

9Kelty Redwing
Kelty Redwing
10Kelty Versant
Kelty Versant
11Kelty Pawnee
Kelty Pawnee
12Kelty Redtail
Kelty Redtail
13Kelty Strike
Kelty Strike

vs All Bags

The Kelty Pawnee ranks #1092 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1090Calvin Klein Sport
Calvin Klein Sport
1091Kelty Pawnee
Kelty Pawnee
1092Sherpani Paige
Sherpani Paige
1093Deuter City
Deuter City
1094DHB Slice
DHB Slice

Selected Reviews

Backpack Gear Test

It is an extremely comfortable pack. The bag provides ample packing space to carry all necessities for a long trail and hike.

Posted 27 July 2009 by Ken Norris - Read full review

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Last updated on May 12, 2019