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

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Kelty Redtail
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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)

Reviews Summary

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.

Popular Models

Kelty Redtail 27

100% choose the Kelty Redtail 27

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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.

2727 l1.5 oz0.06 oz/L


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

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The Kelty Redtail ranks #745 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 31291. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on January 11, 2019