Camping Life- Outdoor Icon Dick Kelty
February 1, 2011
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When a National Geographic explorer holds a particular man personally responsible for overcrowding the wilderness for good reason, you know the man in question has to be an icon as big as the outdoors. While that man, Dick Kelty, was best known as the father of the frame pack, he was just as importantly an avid outdoorsman, family man and entrepreneur whose innovations have evolved over a span of time and who continues to live on with his legacy today - more than six decades since he founded his family business in 1952.