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Kelty Revol Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.40
based on 12 reviews


We have checked a few reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Revol - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Kelty Revol

  • Most of the reviewers said that it is a very sturdy and durable pack for travelling and trekking.
  • They also said that the pack is comfortable to wear and carry.
  • Many of the testers said the pack has good suspension system which makes it more comfortable to carry.
  • Some buyers said that the design is unique and the bottom sleeping bag compartment has a unique opening for camping gears.
  • Numerous travellers are happy to have an external hydration sleeve with the pack.
  • A mountaineer said the pack has good lumber support that helped him for trekking over the weekend.
  • Many of the buyers said that the removable top lid helped them to convert the pack into a daypack.
  • Trekkers are also happy to have external gear loops to carry their trekking poles and other stuffs for camping.
  • Most of the testers said that the pack is roomy and is capable of carrying heavy loads.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Many users said that the pack is heavier to carry.
  • Some testers said that the back sleeve is not much effective for comfortable rides.
  • A few buyers also complained that the pack doesn't come with rain cover.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Kelty Revol models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity50-65 l (3051-3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.1-4.7 oz (1.9-2.1 kg)
Length iconLength29-30 in (74-76 cm)
Width9.5-10 in (24-25 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Kelty Revol 65

100% choose the Kelty Revol 65

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Green


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity65 l (3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight4.7 oz (2.1 kg)
Length iconLength30 in (76 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Kelty Revol features:
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Compression straps
  • Sternum strap
  • Hydration bladder
  • Hydration compatible
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops

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 Revol models (the most popular choice is the Revol 65).




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
5050 l4.1 oz0.08 oz/L
6565 l4.7 oz0.07 oz/L
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Kelty Revol
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Rankings


vs Kelty Bags

The Kelty Revol ranks #2 compared with the other Kelty bags.

Top 5% Kelty bag

1Kelty Stash
4.70
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2Kelty Revol
4.40
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3Kelty Dodger
4.35
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4Kelty Red Cloud
4.29
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5Kelty Redcloud
4.22
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vs All Bags

The Kelty Revol ranks #202 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 10% bag

200Granite Gear Athabasca
4.40
Granite Gear Athabasca
201Kelty Revol
4.40
Kelty Revol
202Arcteryx Astri
4.40
Arcteryx Astri
203Burton Fathom
4.40
Burton Fathom
204Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400
4.40
Hyperlite Mountain Gear 3400



Selected Reviews


4 All Outdoors

While it may lack a few of the bells and whistles that have become commonplace with other manufacturers (whistle on chest strap, integrated rain cover), it does employ some features that I haven’t seen in other packs (one size fit’s all PerfectFit adjustable suspension).

Posted 26 November 2017 by Kaleb R. - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019