The classic Kelty Redcloud 90 internal frame backpack is an excellent balance of performance, capacity (5500 cubic inches), and affordability. It also features Kelty’s innovative PerfectFIT suspension. Heavy-hauling load capability, convenient access points, and an array of features combine to equip the pack for multi-day backpacking trips.
The PerfectFIT suspension system provides accurate on-body size adjustment, allowing you to customize your fit in seconds. With PerfectFIT, gone are the days of taking measurements and trying on various pack sizes in a gear shop to determine the best fit for your particular body (or ordering a pack online that may or may not fit once you’ve received it). The pack’s PerfectFIT accommodates torso lengths ranging from 15.5 to 21 inches. Twin lightweight aluminum stays, a horizontal anti-barreling stay, and an HDPE framesheet deliver trustworthy support. This design provides stability and load-bearing strength while avoiding the unwieldy rigidity of external frame packs. Hex mesh on the padded backpanel and waistbelt provides excellent cushioning and ventilation. Load lifter straps relieve stress on your shoulders and an adjustable sternum strap positions the shoulder straps across the chest to prevent chafing under the arms and on the shoulders.
The top-loading pack also incorporates an innovative design on the lowest portion of the packbag that provides wide access through the bottom of pack. This feature makes it much easier to get a sleeping bag, clothes or other gear in and out of the Redcloud 90 than is often the case with the compartment access on many packs of comparable carrying capacity. A zippered front panel offers additional quick access to your gear from the front of the pack. The lid of the Redcloud 90 can be removed entirely for use as a sleek sling pack. A large stretch pocket on the front of the pack is perfect for keeping additional layers at the ready.
Additional features include a front zippered pocket, zippered side pockets, integrated compression straps, a carry handle, ice-axe loops, and dual mesh water bottle pockets. A lined interior pocket and built-in tube exit make the pack hydration system (sold separately) compatible.
The Kelty Redcloud 90 is available in your choice of color options.
- Perfect Fit 2.0 suspension system
- Spacer mesh back panel, harness and waistbelt
- Side pockets
- Front pocket
- Waistbelt pockets
- Stretch mesh pocket
- Top lid converts to a sling pack
- Tilted water bottle pockets for easy trail access
- Top loading with front panel access
- Ice axe/trekking pole loops
- Dual pick up handles
- Hydration compatible
Best Use Backpacking Access Top Loading, Front Panel Access Warranty Limited Lifetime Volume 5500 cu in Type Internal Frame Backpack Sternum Strap Yes: Adjustable Maximum Weight 55 lbs Material Body Fabric: Poly 75x150D Tasser Coal
Reinforcement Fabric: Poly 420D Small Back Stafford
Item Weight 5 lbs 6 oz Torso Adjustment Yes Hydration Compatible Yes Frame Material Dual Lightbeam Aluminum Stays Fits Torso 15.5" - 21" Dimensions 34" x 19" x 15" Detachable Daypack Yes
Real Customer Reviews
- A great backpack at an incredible price.
Likes: Suspension system, sleeping bag compartment, side and top loading, price, quality construction, hip belt pockets, hip belt comfort and operation.
Dislikes: Lack of color options.
- Great pack
Likes: Everything. I love the organizational system of this pack and all of the features. The lower sleeping back access is very hand. Fits well and is comfortable to carry. Love the quality and price of Kelty.
Dislikes: These green and blue colors are ugly in my opinion, but pack is now available in black!
- Excellent product
Likes: Great capacity with easy access to all areas.
Adjusts perfectly for each individual.
Great value for money.
Dislikes: None as yet.
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