Product Comparison: Kelty Redwing 50 vs Osprey Farpoint 55


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General Specifications
Brand
Kelty
Osprey
Model
Redwing 50
Farpoint 55
Origin
USA
China
About the Product
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.
Osprey’s Farpoint 55 is the perfect companion for a long weekend. Feel free to add an extra sweater and a pair of waterproof boots; this pack is designed to handle loads up to 50 pounds.
Key Specs
Material
420-D polyester
210-D ripstop nylon/600-D packcloth
Volume
1725 oz.
1758 oz.
Storage Capabilities
Dual side pockets, Stretch front stash pocket, Top stash pocket, Water bottle pockets, Main compartment, Zip pockets, Laptop Sleeve
Main compartment, Zip pockets, Laptop Sleeve, Zippered slash pocket, Dual front mesh pockets
What customers say about "Key Specs"
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.
Osprey Farpoint 55
  • This pack is very comfortable. There is plenty of padding on the shoulders and hipbelt. Overall, a very good backpack!
  • Its perfect. The separable day pack is great for excursions or a plane carry on. The build quality is obvious.
  • The design is compact, easy to carry or handle. Waist strap a long with comfortable back support offer great flexibility.
  • The large bag is perfectly fine for clothes and other large items. Without it being completely full it fits well in overhead compartments on airplanes.
  • This is such a comfortable backpack that's lightweight and lockable and easy to open up and close and organize. I love the detachable daypack and the size is perfect.
  • The bag is nice itself but it is too large. Took it on overseas urban trip and it was a problem using public transportation.
Size & Weight
Height
26 in.
25 in.
Width
16 in.
13 in.
Depth
12 in.
13 in.
Weight
35 oz.
35.2 oz.
Features
Style
Men's
Men's
Sternum Strap
Yes
Yes
Top Handle
Yes
Yes
Padded Hip Belt
Yes
Yes
Side Compression Straps
Yes
Yes
Hiking Pole Attachment
Yes
No
Hydration System Compatible
Yes
No
Extras
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
Removable sleeping pad straps, Stowaway reverse spacermesh harness, Side handle, Padded laptop sleeve, Lifetime Warranty, Air mesh back panel, Stowaway Backpanel, Front Compression Straps
What customers say about "Features"
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.
Osprey Farpoint 55
  • The large compartments allowed us to have ample space to carry enough clothes for 5-7days plus a pair of shoes.
  • This pack has essentially all the features you would want. Detachable small pack that straps to the front, one large storage compartment.
  • A built in back saving design where are you can attach the day bag to your chest and the larger back to your back is ingenious.
  • The straps are easy to adjust, it's super comfortable even when it's heavy, and the detachable backpack is great for small day trips with a bigger trip.
  • The zippers opens wide, the waist straps keep the bag weight distributed, the small bag is good for other hiking essentials (water, leash, jackets).
  • I do wish there were a few smaller compartments in the main pack. A little disappointed that the day pack does not hold a hydration bladder.
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
139.95 $


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