Kelty Tioga 5500 Backpack

The Kelty Tioga is a very large, external frame 5500 cubic inch backpack that's made out of Nylon Kodra, nylon oxford and nylon ripstop. The pack comes with a bottom sleeping bag compartment, three zippered side pockets, a large front pocket, zippered stash pocket, an adjustable aluminum alloy frame, load lifter straps. It has padded shoulder straps, a sternum strap and waist belt, and comes with a mesh band on the backpanel for ventilation. The Tioga 5500 backpack is also hydration-compatible and comes with a reservoir pocket and drink tube exit port.


  • Body material - 210D Nylon Double Ripstop
  • Approximate volume - 5500 cubic inches
  • Average weight - 5 lbs. 14 oz.
  • Dimensions - 31 x 20 x 13 inches
  • Fits torso - 16 - 21 inches
  • Fits waist/hips - 30 - 50 inches
  • Number of pockets - 4 plus main compartment
  • Number of stays - 2
  • Frame material - Aluminum alloy
  • Hydration compatible - Yes
  • Access / Loading - Top
  • Sleeping bag compartment - Yes


  • Adjustable H-frame lets gear ride close and high
  • Foam-padded shoulder straps, sternum strap and waist belt for comfort
  • Load-lifter straps, belt stabilizers and a cinch on waist belt
  • Sprung mesh band on backpanel for ventilation
  • Internal hydration pocket to hold a reservoir
  • Three zippered side pockets, large front pocket and zippered stash pocket
  • Bottom sleeping bag compartment with divider
  • Hold-open bar at top of pack for easy loading and unloading
  • Made of rugged nylon ripstop, nylon Kodra and nylon oxford
  • External frame model
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