Product Comparison: Kelty Redwing 44 vs Osprey Farpoint 40

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General Specifications
Redwing 44
Farpoint 40
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.
Osprey’s Farpoint 40 is perfect for a weekend getaway in the city or the wilderness and is built to meet most airline carry-on requirements. The LightWire frame suspension transfers the load from harness to hipbelt.
Key Specs
Poly 420D Small Back Stafford
210-D ripstop nylon/600-D packcloth
1488 oz.
1285 oz.
Storage Capabilities
Stretch front stash pocket, Main compartment, Zip pockets, Top stash pocket, Laptop Sleeve, Water bottle pockets, Dual side pockets
Main compartment, Zip pockets, Top stash pocket, Laptop Sleeve, Dual front mesh pockets
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.
Osprey Farpoint 40 Travel Backpack
  • The front panel opening makes these bags easy to pack, and the hip belts are beefy enough to comfortably support the load.
  • This was really easy and so comfortable, even fully packed and walking in towns. No problem stowing it overhead on airplanes.
  • I love the functionality of this backpack and it's a great carry on size for flights. Love this bag and highly recommended for traveling. Great size you can fit a lot of stuff in this bag!
  • Padded handles are comfortable enough for quick carries,and used the super-comfortable backpack straps the majority of the time.
  • This is a great bag. It has fit on all airlines as a carry-on, never had issues in that regard. The bag opens up very wide, and is easy to pack.
  • The only downside we saw was that the material on the back keeps you pretty warm and sweaty backs are frequent- but I think that's true of most packs.
Size & Weight
25 in.
20 in.
15 in.
14 in.
12 in.
8 in.
42 oz.
50.8 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
Padded laptop sleeve, Lifetime Warranty, Air mesh shoulder straps, Air mesh back panel, Side handle
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.
Osprey Farpoint 40 Travel Backpack
  • The pack straps provide good support and stow away neatly under a zipped flap so they don't get caught on stuff when boarding and going through security.
  • I wanted a good chest and hip belt system that was easy to protect on the plane. I wanted a front loading bag with full access. This bag has all these features.
  • I like that the whole compartment zips open making the contents more accessible without having to dig through everything each time.
  • The compression straps, suitcase handle, duffle bag loops, and backpack straps are all great. Opening like a suitcase is a huge benefit too!
  • This pack has really nice straps and hip belt which help ease the load. They also tuck away which is a nice feature. Also includes a shoulder strap.
  • The only complaint is that the laptop pouch is not heavily padded, and just seems as though it may bend the laptop if the bag were to be too full.
Other Information
124.95 $
Warranty / Certifications

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