Monday, September 11, 2017


We purchased a used Kelty Tour 1.0 Child's Carrier hiking pack which is shown in these pictures.

7 months
Age & Weight:
We started hiking with Maya when she was 6 months old.

The minimum weight for a baby in the carrier is 16 lb.

I've heard of some families who have used this carrier with their kids 4 years and older!

The maximum child weight in this pack is 40lb.

Maya now at 19 months is 25.3 lb, so we have a while to go!

Duration of hike:
The longest we've tried to go with her has been 30 minutes as a time. We will take her out of the pack for a break for a few minutes, and then she's ready for another 30 minutes. She also has napped in the pack while hiking.

Which version to get:
The version I linked to above is the lowest cost hiking carrier Kelty sells. There are some cool features in the more expensive pack, but I do not feel like with our pack it NEEDS anything more, and didn't want to shell out an extra $50 for small features.
19 months (25.3 lb)
This is what the Kelty Tour 1.0 Child's Carrier looks like:

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