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Kelty Redwing Review

4.7
Rating 4.7 based on 1,456 reviews

There are 5 different Kelty Redwing models from 32 to 51 L

Kelty Redwing 32

Kelty Redwing 32

Capacity
32 L (1953 CI)
Weight
32 oz (0.9 kg)
Volume/weight ratio
36 L/kg
Dimensions
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Kelty Redwing 40

Kelty Redwing 40

Capacity
40 L (2441 CI)
Weight
42 oz (1.2 kg)
Volume/weight ratio
33 L/kg
Dimensions
12 x 14 x 23 in (30 x 36 x 58 cm)
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Kelty Redwing 44

Kelty Redwing 44

Capacity
44 L (2685 CI)
Weight
42 oz (1.2 kg)
Volume/weight ratio
37 L/kg
Dimensions
12 x 15 x 25 in (30 x 38 x 64 cm)
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Kelty Redwing 50

Kelty Redwing 50

Capacity
50 L (3051 CI)
Weight
48 oz (1.4 kg)
Volume/weight ratio
36 L/kg
Dimensions
12 x 16 x 26 in (30 x 41 x 66 cm)
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Kelty Redwing Reserve

Kelty Redwing Reserve

Capacity
51 L (3112 CI)
Weight
63 oz (1.8 kg)
Volume/weight ratio
28 L/kg
Dimensions
12 x 16 x 26 in (30 x 41 x 66 cm)
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Features

Carry-on size, compression straps, hydration bladder, hydration compatible, ice axe/trekking pole loops, laptop compartment and sternum strap.

Reviewers like these things about Kelty Redwing

  • It is comfortable and more durable with rich features for backpacking vacations.
  • The torso hugging shape makes it easy to carry.
  • It has plethora of pockets which makes it easy to carry enough gears for your trips.
  • It has got great internal storage and fits every single overhead luggage compartment without any trouble.
  • It has great resistant fabrics, sturdy zippers and numerous side compartments.
  • One can slide in long objects like trekking poles, fishing rods or maybe a tripod behind the upper side pockets.
  • The adjustable torso length makes it more comfortable to carry loads for long hours.
  • The back is covered with mesh which helps to wick away any sweat through air channels to increase air circulation and commute long hours.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • The lumpy padding of the backpack is not very comfortable and adjustable for all body shapes.
  • There are no hip belt pockets for emergency gears.
  • The side mesh pockets are more susceptible to damages.
  • The top loading makes one to pull out everything in order to find a gear from the bottom of the pack.

Kelty Redwing vs similar bags

Kelty Redtail

Kelty Redtail

  • Rated slightly worse (4.6 vs 4.7 based on a total of 1,469 reviews)
  • Capacity 27 L
  • Average volume/weight ratio 39 L/kg
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Osprey Farpoint

Osprey Farpoint

  • Rated equal to Kelty Redwing (both 4.7)
  • 4 models available, capacity 38-76 L
  • Average volume/weight ratio 35 L/kg
  • View on Amazon.com
Osprey Kestrel

Osprey Kestrel

  • Slightly better rated (4.8 vs 4.7 based on a total of 1,856 reviews)
  • 4 models available, capacity 26-46 L
  • Average volume/weight ratio 25 L/kg
  • View on Amazon.com
Osprey Porter

Osprey Porter

  • Slightly better rated (4.7 vs 4.7 based on a total of 2,485 reviews)
  • 3 models available, capacity 30-65 L
  • Average volume/weight ratio 39 L/kg
  • View on Amazon.com

Rankings

Ranks 9 compared with the other Kelty bags

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Last updated on December 14, 2017

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