Users' questions

Can I wash my Kelty sleeping bag?

Can I wash my Kelty sleeping bag?

Q. How do I wash my sleeping bag? Hand wash in cold water with mild soap. Machine wash using a front loading washer, gentle cycle, with cold water and mild soap.

Can you put a Kelty sleeping bag in the dryer?

Carry the bag to a full-size dryer and tumble dry on low heat. Check the bag frequently to avoid overheating. If your dryer is too small you can carefully transport it to a laundromat.

Can I put my sleeping bag in the washing machine?

Most sleeping bags can be machine washed, as long as a front-loading washer (or top-loading machine without an agitator) is used. Wash on the gentle cycle in warm (or cold) water with an appropriate soap. Again, use as little as possible to avoid over-sudsing.

Are Kelty sleeping bags waterproof?

DriDown™ is highly water resistant, not waterproof.

How to get a warranty for a Kelty belt?

Send us an email at [email protected] with a pic of the buckle, the width of the webbing (that fabric stuff that keeps your buckle on the pack), and a mailing address so we can send you a shiny, new buckle you’d be proud to take home to your mama. Q. I bought a bag at one of the below retailers, and it needs repair.

Who is the authorized licensee of Kelty bags?

A. A. D. Sutton is an authorized Licensee of Kelty, taking separate responsibility for branded products they manufacture and distribute to the retailers named above. To file a warranty claim on these bags, send an email to [email protected] a description of your issue and a copy of your receipt.

What makes a good sleeping bag for backpacking?

Smart features like DriDown insulation keep things dry and anti-snag zippers keep things simple. Whether you’re tucked in like a mummy or spread out in a rectangle, you’ll find the ideal fit and temperature to conk out fast. Also browse our backpacking Sleeping bags.

What should I wear to wash my sleeping bag?

Change into clean long underwear and socks for sleep. If it’s warm out, at least wear a clean tee and underwear. A knit cap or clean bandana will keep oily hair off the bag’s hood. Sunscreen from your face and neck can soak into your bag, so wash or wipe off any before going to bed.