Product Comparison: Kelty Redwing 44 vs Kelty Redwing 50

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General Specifications
Redwing 44
Redwing 50
About the Product
The Redwing 44 is the perfect size for quick getaways, whether on the trail or in the air. Hybrid-loading U-zipper design works as both a top loader and panel loader, allowing easy access to all your gear. An additional stash pocket on the front of the pack makes it easy to tuck away a jacket or hoodie, and inside we've updated the organizers for maps, electronics, pens, and other travel essentials.
Take flight with the best-selling pack in our lineup: the Redwing. New for 2016, the Redwing 50 features PerfectFIT™ suspension for on-body adjustments to customize your fit in seconds. Hybrid-loading U-zipper design works as both a top loader and panel loader, allowing easy access to all your gear.
Key Specs
Poly 420D Small Back Stafford
420-D polyester
1488 oz.
1725 oz.
Storage Capabilities
Stretch front stash pocket, Main compartment, Zip pockets, Top stash pocket, Laptop Sleeve, Water bottle pockets, Dual side pockets
Dual side pockets, Stretch front stash pocket, Top stash pocket, Water bottle pockets, Main compartment, Zip pockets, Laptop Sleeve
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Kelty Redwing 44 Backpack
  • Great fit to my back, feels lighter than other packs with the same weight in them because of better weight distribution. Fits everything I need for camping and trips.
  • There are straps up top and below to adjust weight bearing, which for me is a must. The back padding and strap padding is very comfortable.
  • This pack is the perfect size for traveling with only a carry-on, offering more space than a standard backpack without being obnoxiously large.
  • The waist belt is super comfy and keeps the pack weighted around your hips to reduce shoulder fatigue when putting on some foot miles too!
  • Most comfortable pack near its size that I've tried (I tried a lot at the stores). Materials are adequate for semi frequent use with heavy loads.
  • Seems flimsy, scratchy fabric where it touches back/body and possibly too small for a large adult male.
Kelty Redwing 50 Backpack
  • Every component--the straps, buckles, zippers--work beautifully. I love how much I can reasonably pack inside. The bag fits into overhead compartments on planes.
  • This pack is very comfortable to wear, especially when I jog part of my commute home. This bag is awesome, well price and of good quality.
  • Very lightweight, seems very well made. Sits exactly where it should on your shoulders and hips.
  • A great and very comfortable pack for 2-3 day expeditions. Custom fit back was great and the fit very good.
  • I love the design of this pack and the perfect fit system. The pack is very comfortable and well thought out in its design.
  • This bag is a bit deceiving and there’s is not way its as many liters as it claims. The biggest compartment is VERY narrow. I’ve had smaller bags thah can fit more than this.
Size & Weight
25 in.
26 in.
15 in.
16 in.
12 in.
12 in.
42 oz.
35 oz.
Sternum Strap
Top Handle
Padded Hip Belt
Side Compression Straps
Hiking Pole Attachment
Hydration System Compatible
Removable waist belt, Removable hipbelt, Removable sternum strap, Load lifter straps, Ice axe/trekking pole loops, Air mesh back panel, Ventilating back panel, Lifetime Warranty
Lifetime Warranty, Ice axe/trekking pole loops, Air mesh back panel, Ventilating back panel, Load lifter straps, PerfectFIT™ Suspension, Removable waist belt, Air mesh shoulder straps
What customers say about "Features"
Kelty Redwing 44 Backpack
  • There are loops and a daisy chain on the bottom for lashing a sleeping pad or other gear. You can slide your trekking or tent poles or umbrella behind them, cool feature.
  • The fact that the main compartment zips open to expose the entire compartment is great if you have to carry a lot of gear but don't want to go digging for it.
  • The size, support system, organizational capabilities, and price make Redwing packs the best value on the market.
  • Enough pockets to organize everything, so you know exactly where your earbuds and neck pillow are when you board the plane!
  • The pack design is great too, with pockets that serve a variety of functions, whether traveling or backpacking.
  • External side pockets are not subject to compress straps and flop around if they are holding heavier items.
Kelty Redwing 50 Backpack
  • Worked perfect, as I am military with plenty of experience in load bearing hikes and camping I can tell the comfort and features of this bag are top tier.
  • The side pockets are spacious and the front pocket has handy organization tabs. The material is very tough and reliable in unison with a pack cover.
  • The front stuff sack is also very useful for gloves, hats, rainflys, tarps or any wet clothing. The side pockets are HUGE.
  • I like the top and side pockets, as well as the "pass-through" loops on the sides. Great feature if you need to carry something long like an umbrella or tent poles.
  • I love this pack so much. I really like the color, the durability, the comfort, and how much it can hold. As someone who loves backpacks, this is perfect!
  • Not waterproof, not a technical pack, but great for general use. Material isn't the toughest.
Other Information
124.95 $
139.95 $

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