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Kelty Revol Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

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.

100% of the reviewers give the Kelty Revol a good or excellent rating!

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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.


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:


Popular Models

Kelty Revol 65

100% choose the Kelty Revol 65

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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.

5050 l4.1 oz0.08 oz/L
6565 l4.7 oz0.07 oz/L
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Kelty Revol
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The Kelty Revol ranks #2 compared with the other Kelty bags.

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

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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