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

4.04
based on 14 reviews

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Reviews Summary


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

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


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

Reviewers like these things about the Kelty Redtail

  • Several reviewers mentioned that the Kelty Redtail backpack allows them to organize and arrange their belongings properly through its ample pockets.
  • Laptop users agree that a padded sleeve which is found inside its compartment secures their laptops -.
  • and even tablets -.
  • in place.
  • Most of those who have tried the backpack have commented on the ventilation and breathability which the bag provides for the back of the user.
  • Others also found the backpack comfortable to use due to its padded shoulder straps and hip belt.
  • A lot of reviewers recommended the bag for those who are into traveling and hiking.
  • Other users, on the other hand, mentioned that the backpack could also be utilized for everyday use.
  • Several of those who have used the pack said that its slim size does not feel bulky.
  • Many testers praised the backpack for its ample amount of space to place their belongings.
  • Other testers highlighted on the security which the zippered pockets provided.
  • Users have noted the durability and strength of the bag's 420D Poly Small Back Stafford material.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user found that the webbing materials of the back panel and shoulder straps of the backpack are a bit sharp on bare skin.
  • Another user thought that the quality of the material was rough and flimsy.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Kelty Redtail models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity27 l (1648 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.5 oz (0.7 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Kelty Redtail 27

100% choose the Kelty Redtail 27

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity27 l (1648 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.5 oz (0.7 kg)
Length iconLength21 in (53 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Kelty Redtail features:
  • Compression straps
  • Sternum strap
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hydration bladder

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 Redtail models (the most popular choice is the Redtail 27).




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
2727 l1.5 oz0.06 oz/L



Rankings


vs Kelty Bags

The Kelty Redtail ranks #8 compared with the other Kelty bags.

Top 30% Kelty bag

6Kelty Redwing
4.08
Kelty Redwing
7Kelty Trekker
4.06
Kelty Trekker
8Kelty Redtail
4.04
Kelty Redtail
9Kelty Journey
4.03
Kelty Journey
10Kelty Coyote
4.00
Kelty Coyote

vs All Bags

The Kelty Redtail ranks #997 compared with all the bags we have checked.

995The North Face Diad
4.04
The North Face Diad
996Kelty Redtail
4.04
Kelty Redtail
997Mountainsmith Grand Tour
4.04
Mountainsmith Grand Tour
998Dakine Ranger
4.04
Dakine Ranger
999Ultraspire Quantum
4.04
Ultraspire Quantum



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Kelty Redtail vs 2 other, similar bags.

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Kelty Redtail vs Kelty Peregrine


Kelty Redtail
Kelty Redtail

4.04
BEST
Based on 14 reviews
Capacity: 27 l
Weight: 1.5 oz
Price: $$


Kelty Peregrine
Kelty Peregrine

0.00

Based on 0 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price:

  • The Redtail is rated quite a lot better than the Peregrine.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 14 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Redtail is available in these colors:
Black
Blue




Kelty Redtail vs Kelty Redwing


Kelty Redtail
Kelty Redtail

4.04

Based on 14 reviews
Capacity: 27 l
Weight: 1.5 oz
Price: $$


Kelty Redwing
Kelty Redwing

4.08
BEST
Based on 2,070 reviews

Capacity: 32-50 l
Weight: 2-3.7 oz
Price: $$

  • The Redtail is rated about the same as the Redwing.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,084 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Redtail is 85% smaller than the biggest Redwing (27 L vs 50 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Redtail is 147% lighter than the biggest Redwing (1.5 oz vs 3.7 oz).

FeatureRedtailRedwing
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Laptop compartment
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Redwing is available in these colors:
Red
Grey
Green





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Last updated on March 17, 2019