Kelty Tents Reviewed
Heading for their 60th year in the business of providing camping equipment and accessories, Kelty, maker of Kelty Tents, has a well deserved reputation in the industry. Their product line includes tents, shelters, sleeping bags, backpacks, clothing, camping furniture, and more.
Listed below are several models from the product line of camping tents. Whether you need a lots of space for a big family, a 1 person tent, or for extreme climates, Kelty tents offer a nice selection of features for you to choose from.
Popular Kelty Tent models are:
Buttress: The Buttress model is spacious, comfortable, and convenient. It has a 3 pole design and is very easy to setup. To maintain ample ventilated in hot climate, it has large mesh panels. And to make sure the rain is kept out, the rain fly provides full coverage.
Eden: The Eden is another spacious and roomy camping tent. The Eden is outfitted with closeable mesh panels, lantern hooks, and internal storage bins. It has side-release tent fly buckles and with color-coded clip sleeve construction, it has a very easy setup.
Grand Mesa : If you're ready for a feature-rich backpacking tent, the Grand Mesa is perfect for the economic-minded camper. It comes in 2 & 4 person models. It has a freestanding design, easy setup, and weighs less than five pounds.
Gunnison: This is truly a feature-rich tent, ideal for extended trips! It has 2 doors, welded windows, vestibules, and fly vents. At less than six pounds, it is very convenient.
Hula House: The Hula House is a roomy camping tent designed family fun. With a large vestibule, and using the easy clip construction, it makes the setup a breeze.
Palisade: Having won a Camping Life Editor's Choice Award, the Palisade features double-door convenience having a full vestibule. The ample back porch area can be used for storage.
Parthenon: This is a huge, freestanding tent that is surprisingly easy to put up and to take down. When privacy is needed, it has an interior divider that does the trick. For warm summer climate, the large mesh side panels help to keep the tent ventilated.
Salida: The award winning Kelty Salida 2 is a perfect, multi-purpose backpacking tent. It is a lightweight tent with over 10 square feet of vestibule space, which is definitely a huge plus when lots of interior space is needed.
Trail Dome: If you like to look at the stars at night, the Trail Dome is your tent. It is an perfect for family-camping tent whether in the backcountry or at a campground. It has a simple pole design that makes it easy to pitch.
Trail Ridge: Here is another tent that allows you to look at the stars at night from inside? The Trail Ridge is configured to enable the walls to remain steep to yield an ample amount of interior area. Without a fly, you can really enjoy watching the stars at night.
Yellowstone: If you have children that are new to camping and the outdoors, The Yellowstone is a great choice. With a large interior, weatherproof, and easy to setup and take down, your children can really enjoy discovering camping and outdoor living.
In choosing a camping tent, there are important things to consider. You'll want to base your decision on factors such as climate, season, number of persons, whether you'll have enough level area to pitch the tent, ease of setup and take down, and it's ability to deal with rain, winds, and proper ventilation.