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Kelty Redcloud Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

4.22
based on 12 reviews

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Reviews Summary


100% of the Kelty Redcloud reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (100%)
Good (0%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


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

Reviewers like these things about the Kelty Redcloud

  • Most reviewers have said that it is a great fit and the built makes the backpack more durable for long and comfortable travelling.
  • The travellers mentioned that the adjustable suspension for the pack made them to carry the pack the whole day without any issue.
  • The travellers are also happy with the numerous external compartments that help them to carry emergency gears with easy accessibility.
  • Some reviewers are quite satisfied with the both way loading compartments. It helped them to pack their bag in a more organized way.
  • A few trekkers also mentioned the bottom access of the pack for sleeping bag and other external pockets which made them carry camping gears without any trouble.
  • Many of the reviewers agree that the backpack is quiet affordable and they have appreciated the price.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some reviewers complained about the pack to be little heavy compared to other backpacks.
  • A few travellers also said that the waist belt of the pack is not enough to comfort fat and bulky travellers.
  • Many reviewers have complained that the pack doesn’t come with built-in rain cover to protect their clothes and gears from the rain.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Kelty Redcloud models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity90.1-109.8 l (5498-6700 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.1-5.2 oz (2.3-2.4 kg)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Kelty Redcloud 110

50% choose the Kelty Redcloud 110

50 %
Colors and combinations:

Black


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity109.8 l (6700 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.2 oz (2.4 kg)


Kelty Redcloud 90

50% choose the Kelty Redcloud 90

50 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity90.1 l (5498 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.1 oz (2.3 kg)




Kelty Redcloud 90 vs Redcloud 110


The two most popular Kelty Redcloud models are the Redcloud 90 and the Redcloud 110, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

The same amount of people are interested in both models. 50% of the people interested in the Kelty Redcloud choose the Redcloud 90 and 50 choose the Redcloud 110.

Capacity and Packing

The Redcloud 90 has a capacity of 90.1 l, while the Redcloud 110 has a capacity of 109.8 l.

Redcloud 90Redcloud 110
Biggest

For a traveller, the 20 L (1220 cuin) difference equals around 1 blouse, 1 pants, 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks, 1 jacket and 2 books.

Packing the Redcloud 90
laptop
1
toilet_bag
1
blouse
3
pants
3
tshirt
7
boxers
7
socks
7
shorts
3
jacket
1
shoes
2
towel
2
book
3
Extra in the Redcloud 110
blouse
1
pants
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
jacket
1
book
2

If you are an athlete, the 20 L difference equals 1 water bottle, 1 towel, 1 football and 1 book.

Packing the Redcloud 90
water_bottle
4
toilet_bag
1
blouse
2
tshirt
5
boxers
5
socks
5
shorts
3
jacket
1
shoes
3
protein_bar
6
towel
3
football
1
book
2
Extra in the Redcloud 110
water_bottle
1
towel
1
football
1
book
1

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 water bottle, 1 blouse, 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks, 1 book, 1 trangia and 4 packaged meals.

Packing the Redcloud 90
water_bottle
3
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
pants
1
tshirt
4
boxers
4
socks
4
shorts
1
jacket
1
fleece
1
protein_bar
2
towel
1
book
1
sleeping_bag
1
tent_2_persons
1
packaged_meal
6
Extra in the Redcloud 110
water_bottle
1
blouse
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
book
1
trangia
1
packaged_meal
4

Check how you can pack the Redcloud here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Redcloud 90 is 0.1 kg (3.5 oz) lower than the weight of the Redcloud 110.

Redcloud 90Redcloud 110
Lightest

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black. Only the Redcloud 90 is available in blue.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Kelty Redcloud features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Sternum strap

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hip belt
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Side pockets

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Kelty Redcloud models (the most popular choice is the Redcloud 110).




Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
9090.1 l5.1 oz0.06 oz/L
110109.8 l5.2 oz0.05 oz/L



Rankings


vs Kelty Bags

The Kelty Redcloud ranks #4 compared with the other Kelty bags.

Top 20% Kelty bag

2Kelty Dodger
4.34
Kelty Dodger
3Kelty Red Cloud
4.29
Kelty Red Cloud
4Kelty Redcloud
4.22
Kelty Redcloud
5Kelty Super Tioga
4.10
Kelty Super Tioga
6Kelty Redwing
4.08
Kelty Redwing

vs All Bags

The Kelty Redcloud ranks #542 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 30% bag

540Osprey Ozone
4.22
Osprey Ozone
541Kelty Redcloud
4.22
Kelty Redcloud
542Osprey Talia
4.22
Osprey Talia
543Thule Upslope
4.22
Thule Upslope
544Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil
4.22
Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Kelty Redcloud vs the Kelty Coyote.

Many sources mention this feature
Some sources mention this feature


Kelty Redcloud vs Kelty Coyote


Kelty Redcloud
Kelty Redcloud

4.22
BEST
Based on 12 reviews
Capacity: 90.1-109.8 l
Weight: 5.1-5.2 oz
Price: $$$


Kelty Coyote
Kelty Coyote

4.00

Based on 233 reviews

Capacity: 65-80 l
Weight: 4.4-5.3 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Redcloud is rated a little bit better than the Coyote.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 245 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Redcloud is 38% bigger than the biggest Coyote (110 L vs 80 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Redcloud is 2% lighter than the biggest Coyote (5.2 oz vs 5.3 oz).

FeatureRedcloudCoyote
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Side pockets
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black

Only the Coyote is available in these colors:
Purple





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Last updated on March 17, 2019