Asher Kelty, an innovator who devised aluminum backpacks, started Kelty, a company that manufactures backpacks, tents, and sleeping bags. Kelty is now owned by American Recreation Products, which specializes in camping goods and also owns Siebra Designs, Ultimate Direction, Wenze... Read Morel, Mountain Trails, and other brands that offer outdoor products. Kelty’s products are sold by outdoor retailers, including Eastern Mountain Sports and REI. Kelty sells backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, camp accessories, trekking poles, and other camping equipment. Kelty recently introduced its DriDown insulation, which is used in its sleeping bags. The technology helps sleeping bags stay drier and warmer, and the technology helps sleeping bags dry 33 percent faster than untreated down. The Ignite Dridown sleeping bag is made with DriDown technology and is light and compressible. Although Kelty is most popular for its backpacks and sleeping bags, it sells other camping accessories, including camp chairs, tables and shelter products. The Kelty Child Carrie Sun Cover is water- and flame-resistant and is perfect for protecting eyes, skin, and body from the sun.