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Backpack Rain Cover

There is nothing worse than arriving to camp on a wet day, knowing that everything in your backpack is absolutely soaked, and getting heavier with every drop of rain. Get yourself a backpack cover. Available in 2 sizes: Regular for smaller packs (e.g., daypacks) up to 3000 cubic inches, and Large for weekend and weeklong packs larger than 3000 cu. in.

  • A fitted rain cover to protect your gear from wet weather
  • Fabric finish offers water and wind-resistance for summer’s storms
  • Durable ripstop fabric safeguards against abrasions while hiking
  • Lightweight design doesn’t add much weight to your pack load
  • Integrated mesh pouch provides convenient storage and transport
  • Internal pull cord cinches tight around pack to seal out water
  • Webbing loops secure cover to backpack for windy conditions
  • Straightforward design ensures quick and easy coverage
  • Item #KEL0149

190T nylon taffeta ripstop
Pack Size
[medium] up to 49L (3000cu in), [large] 49 - 110L (3000 - 6700cu in)
Claimed Weight
[large] 5oz
Recommended Use
backpacking, hiking
Manufacturer Warranty
limited lifetime

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What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 5

Fits great, performs well!

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I'm such a fan of Kelty products! This rain cover fits like it should and does precisely what it's supposed to do! What more can you ask for?

>Rating: 3

Kelty rain pack cover Large

The cover worked out all right on a seven day trip, it rained every day at some point in time. It kept my pack dry for the most part. It seemed like it was too small for a Gregory 5200ci pack, it just barely fit over my Therma-rest strapped on at the bottom of my pack. From above my bottle holders on the side, to just barely fitting over my Therma-rest was all exposed. If it was pouring rain that part would have been soaked. The attached stuff bag was too big which made for bulky storage, I actually put my rain jacket in there with the pack cover. My friend had a Gregory pack cover for his 7000ci Gregory that I really liked.

>Rating: 5

Worked As Advertised!

Fortunately I only had to deal with rain one day out of 14 but the Rain Cover did an excellent job during the steady rain with random downpours. Kept my gear dry.

>Rating: 5

Kelty Rain Cover

I bought the Kelty Backpack Rain Cover because everyone kept saying, "Oh you've GOT to get a rain cover for your pack." I hated the thoughts of shelling out around $30.00 for what I had envisioned as a glorified garbage bag. Anyway, I relented. Boy was I surprised. The quality, attention to detail and fit of the Kelty rain cover far exceeded my expectations. I would have preferred a choice of colors but I can live with the grey. It would also be nice if Kelty would incorporate into its design a place to include an identification tag. In my honest opinion, Kelty backpacks and the Kelty rain cover are excellent values and worthy of your consideration. They have not failed me yet.

>Rating: 5

Kelty Rain Cover

Super "Fitted" backpack cover. Easy to put on and take off in a hurry. Much better fit than generic covers.

>Rating: 5

Great Rain Cover

This is one of those times when the product made by the manufacturer is truly better than the knock-off variety you can buy at REI. Nothing against REI, I've been a member since 1973, but the Kelty rain cover is head and shoulders above the generic Duck's Back cover sold by REI. I tried both and there are subtle differences, but major. Like the fit: no comparison at all. The Kelty fits the pack, the REI was like a giant sack billowing in the wind. Then there were the straps that held the cover on the pack, unlike the REI which used a cinch cord. If you have a Kelty pack, then get the Kelty rain cover. It DOES make a difference. Plus, it packs up smaller in it's own pocket.

>Rating: 5

Kelty Pack Cover

Pack fit like it was supposed to. It rained for five days and the cover did the job.

>Rating: 5

Backpack Rain Cover

Great product. Have not tried it in the rain yet, but it can really be adapted to fit almost any size pack and has a self-contained pocket to store it. I keep it in my backpack so when it rains I have it to cover my pack so my books won't get wet again. It is fairly small and light, not a problem to include in the pack.


will it fit the Kelty Red Cloud 6650?

will it fit the Kelty Red Cloud 6650?

You need a large for your pack and it looks like they only have regulars, so you'd either have to wait for them to get largers or just buy another brand raincover. It won't hurt if you buy anothe brand just make sure it's big enough for your pack and it should work the same!

Also as a heads up, the description says but Medium fits up to 49L packs and Large fits 49L to 110L