Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent Review: Must Read Before You Purchase

For people with an adventurous spirit, a camping tent is always a necessity for their camping. The Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent from Kelty camping products is the tent ideal for you for your hiking trips or overnight escapades. This brand of outdoor equipment is for two to three persons. so, you can enjoy your outdoor adventure with a love one or two of your friends.

Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent offers a variety of features that will make your outdoor experience comfortable and more memorable. Even though this tent can accommodate three people, this Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent stays livable and durable and very handy, because of its low-weight material. Plus, there are added components where you can store your things inside and on the outer side of the tent.

More Related Camping Tents Review:

There is a cloth compartment hanging on the middle part inside the tent where you can put your flashlight or anything to free some space on the floor of the tent. The most functional component of this tent is that; it has two entryways so; it provides easy access on the way out and on the way in without bumping or crawling over your partner. You can also use the backdoor entry for access on your storage area of the outside interior of the tent.

Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent Review


  • Recommended Use: 3-Season Backpacking
  • Sleeping Capacity: 3
  • Average Min Weight: 5 lbs 12 oz
  • Average Packed Weight: 6 lbs 5 oz
  • Pole Type: DAC Press-Fit
  • Number of Poles: 3
  • Freestanding: Yes
  • Clips or Sleeves: Clips
  • Interior Storage: Internal Storage Pockets and Gear Loft
  • Material: Walls: 68D Polyester
  • Floor: 68D Polyester 1800mm
  • Fly: 75D Polyester 1800mm
  • Seam Sealed: Taped Seams
  • Other: Stuff Sack and Gear Loft Included
  • Warranty: Lifetime

How to Setup Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent:

How To Setup Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent

Setting the Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent is so easy that it only needs one person to do it. It is lightweight so, even one woman can put it up without any trouble. All you have to do, is to take it out from your its pack, unfold it, and then proceed in mounting up the cross pole. It will be easy for to build it, because it has a color-coded clip construction to guide you on the right attachments of the poles.

When the tent is set up, you can proceed in clipping the pieces to the structure to lift up the fabric off the ground to finally make it inhabitable. The provided extra cover will be used as a cover and secure it with clips on the side. This is to provide shade from the heat of the sun and shelter from rain and to provide you privacy. You can flip it to the side if you want fresh air to come thru and if you want to see the surroundings or you want to lie down watching the stars.

Entry and Size:

Entry And Size

Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent provides dual doors for convenient access without having to climb over your partner. It has also two vestibules to provide storage in the outside interior of your tent. You can use this space storage for your gears or food containers.


  • Floor area: 44 ft
  • Vestibule area: 9 ft + 9ft
  • Length: 88 inches
  • Height: 47 inches
  • Packed diameter: 7 inches
  • Packed length: 24 inches

The size of Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent will be comfortable enough for two people or three people. But, if there are only two of you, then, you will have extra space for your things and you can still move around comfortably.



Two flaps on the top part of the roof allows air to enter inside of the tent. And two entry way allows air to pass through and ventilates inside of the tent.

Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent-Product Feature

Product Features:

  • Polyester mesh
  • Seamless outer floor of the tent
  • 2 vestibules for extra storage
  • The two vestibules for easy access on way in and way out
  • Hanging storage in the inside
  • Colored clip construction
  • Two flaps on the top part of the roof to maintain ventilation

What I Like:

  • Very easy to set up
  • Very handy and easy to pack
  • It can accommodate two people to three people
  • It provides a beneficial storage for your things
  • The front door and the back door provide easy access
  • Provides proper ventilations
  • Adjustable stargazing fly
  • The protective features will keep you dry. Because it provides effective shelter from rain water.

What I Don’t Like:

  • Zippers on the fly can get stuck

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent-FAQ

Q1: What type of fabric use in Kelty tent and is it durable?

The Kelty tent is made of high-quality durable materials. The poles are made of DAC aluminum, and the tent fabric is made of polyester. It is proved by those who tries this tent in windy and rainy night. They said, the tent never moved and rain water never came inside the tent and they have slept well even in the bed weather.

Q2: Is the material of the tent UV proof?

The polyester material is more long-lasting than nylon. So, it is more fade, resistant and surely and still be durable even exposed to UV for a long time.

Q3: During windy weather, is it breezy inside the tent?

It will not be breezy inside because the rain fly closes all the way to the ground. Also, one of its customers told us that it works fine for him when he used this tent in rainy weather.

Final Verdict

Based on the reviews of the majority of the customers, This tent is durable and can last long in windy and even rainy season too. It also provides a comfortable livable space for two to three people. Also, its two doors provide convenience and the two vestibules are very useful as a store area. If you are looking for a low weight but with a high-quality tent, then Kelty Trail Ridge 3 Tent will be ideal for you. Kelty tent is guaranteed a reliable product with a justifiable price.

Therefore; I confidently advice all campers to choose this product.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.