Reviews Summary

91% of the Kelty Ridgeway reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (66%)
Good (25%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (8%)

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

Reviewers like these things about the Kelty Ridgeway

  • Most hikers consider this as a decent bag for hiking.
  • Some owners like the wide-open top on the bladder and tube insulator.
  • In replacement of the waist belt, there is the existence of a sternum strap. It is quite convenient according to most users.
  • Others are pleased with the perfect positioning of the pockets, it allows access to what is needed easily.
  • Some owners love its storage space and the great fit.
  • Reviewers are pleased with the model of the bladder, opens wide enough facilitating easy drying.
  • Owners appreciate the many pockets and the perfect comfortability it offers.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some owners with long torsos find this bag a bit short.
  • Others find the bladder hard to open.
  • According to other users, the bite valve isn't perfect as it leaks a lot.


vs Kelty Bags

The Kelty Ridgeway ranks #24 compared with the other Kelty bags.

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vs All Bags

The Kelty Ridgeway ranks #2145 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

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I definitely would recommend this backpack to fellow travelers. It was a great bag, and although I didn’t use it for my 11-country trip in August/September 2013, I’ll be using it for future trips.

Posted 10 October 2013 by Brooke Schoenman - Read full review

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Last updated on April 19, 2019