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Kelty Redwing 50 Pack

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The comfortable Kelty Redwing 50 pack is a proven workhorse on the trail and around town. It's a rugged and roomy choice for day hiking and urban adventures.

  • Anatomically curved shoulder straps and padded, removable hipbelt are sculpted to fit your body while distributing weight for load-carrying ease
  • Shoulder straps, hipbelt and ventilated back panel are lined with moisture-moving mesh that dries quickly, helping you stay comfortable in the heat of hiking
  • Stiff LightBeam™ single stay shaves weight compared to traditional stays; HDPE frame sheet adds support
  • Sternum strap and load-lifter straps help balance the load; pulleylike Scherer Cinch™ makes it easy to tighten the hipbelt
  • Roomy, panel-loading main compartment features an interior reservoir sleeve and tube port for carrying a hydration reservoir (sold separately)
  • Large front pocket contains an organizer panel with a key fob and map pocket
  • Organize small essentials in 2 zippered side pockets and small zippered front stash pocket
  • Attach equipment to the exterior of the pack with a daisy chain and an ice-axe loop
  • 4 side compression straps help stabilize the load
  • The Kelty Redwing 50 pack is made with rugged 420-denier ripstop polyester and reinforced with 420-denier oxford polyester


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Kelty Redwing 50 Pack Specs
Best use
51 / 51 liter
3,100 / 3,100 cubic inches
3 lbs. 9 oz. / 3 lbs. 9 oz.
1.6 / 1.6 kilograms
14.5 - 18.5 / 17.5 - 21 inches
28 - 50 / 28 - 50 inches
Ripstop polyester/polyester oxford
5 + main compartment
25 x 18 x 14.5 inches
Frame type
Gear capacity (L)
Gear capacity (cu. in.)
Weight - metric
Adjustable torso
Fits torso
Fits waist/hips
Frame material
Number of stays
Suspended mesh back panel
Pack loading
Pack access
Number of exterior pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Raincover included

Kelty Redwing 50 Pack

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Kelty Redwing 50 Packis rated4.5out of5by4.
Rated4out of5byfromGood Quality PackRecently purchased this pack when I saw it on sale and needed something larger and better quality than my old pack. I love this pack, for the price it can't be beat. With my two young sons tagging along and not carrying much of their own weight, I was able to stuff in a 3 man tent, 60m climbing rope, and misc climbing gear for an overnight trek with no problems. Front of pack opens wide for easy loading and unloading. Pass through channels on the back of the large side pockets are awesome for stowing long items like hiking poles. Gear loops on the bottom of pack allow you to secure sleeping pads, etc. as well. Pack handled weight with no problem and was very comfortable, I've got no complaints. After 2 months of rough use this has been a great pack.
Date published: 2013-03-01
Rated5out of5byfromYay Kelty!The Redwing is basically the most durable, most useful pack I've ever owned. It's size makes it perfect for day hikes, carrying school materials/compuer around campus, and even extended backpacking trips on the AT when the weather isn't too cold (thus requiring packing more warm clothing). Recently my first pack of this variety finally started getting some holes in the bottom because of the all the various dragging that occurred while scrambling over many rocks, and the waterbottle holders tore years ago. Even so, the pack as a whole has been amazingly durable lasting through many extending backpacking trips, daily use (seriously, I take the pack everywhere), and traveling around the world. It's comfortable and spacious, and I am so pleased with it (as I am with my other Kelty pack).
Date published: 2013-01-30
Rated4out of5byfromSolid 2-3 Day BackpackI use the Redwing 50 on 2 night, 3 day trips or less. It has a lot of different compartments for storage. Easy to load with front entry. Thought it was easy to adjust for comfortable weight distribution. The frame can be adjusted over your knee to the curvature of your back. I wouldn't go past two nights unless you are real minimalist. Can fasten sleeping bag outside on bottom and/or pad on top to give you a little more room. It's a tough little bag that is great for short trips. I'm 5'11" and 250lbs and it fits my needs great.
Date published: 2012-11-26
Rated5out of5byfromGreat value in an everyday packEveryday work pack
Date published: 2012-10-03

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