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Kelty Trekker Review

Rating 4.8 based on 12 reviews

Kelty Trekker 65

Kelty Trekker 65

65 L (3966 CI)
85 oz (2.4 kg)
Volume/weight ratio
27 L/kg
13 x 22.5 x 29 in (33 x 57 x 74 cm)
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Compression straps, hip belt, hydration bladder, hydration compatible, laptop compartment, load-lifter straps, organizer panel, sleeping bag compartment, sternum strap and water bottle pockets.

Reviewers like these things about Kelty Trekker

  • Testers and reviewers say that it is a great light weight backpack.
  • The testers also said that the built fabric the pack is highly sturdy and durable over the years.
  • Some of the testers have also complimented the good load to hip transfer and good suspension system. They said that the manner in which the load is distributed didn’t hurt their shoulders or neck for longer carry.
  • Some reviewers are highly satisfied with the great storage capacity of the backpack.
  • Some travellers have complimented the ventilation system of the pack. They said that they travelled long with sweat only under the hip belt.
  • A few of the travellers also mentioned about the good and adjustable waist and shoulder straps that helped them to make the pack a perfect fit.
  • A couple of the reviewers also liked the external frame pockets to carry their gears for easy access.
  • Some mountaineers have said that they were able to carry long tools easily for climbing and trekking.
  • A few of the reviewers have said that they have used the pack as a daypack also as the bag can be compressed using adjustable straps.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some travellers complained that the top of the pack goes above their head when fully loaded. This made them to duck at places with low hanging branches.
  • Some travellers are also dissatisfied with the less number of external compartments for carry emergency gears.
  • A few of the reviewers have also complained for minor noises from the adjustment rivets while commuting.

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Last updated on December 14, 2017

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