PATHFINDER 3.0 JOURNEY 2.0

PATHFINDER 3.0
JOURNEY 2.0
INSTRUCTIONS
TIPS
JOURNEY 2.0
NOTE:
• KELTY carriers are
meant to be used BY
ADULTS only.
• KELTY carriers are
designed to transport
one child weighing
no more than 40 lb.
(18.1 kg).
• The total load limit
including the child
AND cargo is 50 lb.
(22.7 kg).
PATHFINDER 3.0
Save these instructions for future reference.
SAFETY INFORMATION
-IMPORTANTRead, and follow, all instructions before
assembling and using this frame child carrier!
WARNING
FALL OR STRANGULATION HAZARD
• Avoid serious injury from falling or sliding out.
Always use child retention system.
• DO NOT use carrier with a child weighing less than 16 lb or more than 40 lb.
• DO NOT use carrier if child cannot sit upright unassisted.
• DO NOT place carrier on countertops, tables or other elevated surfaces.
Failure to follow this warning could cause death, serious injury or
permanent disability to your child.
WARNING
PROTECT YOUR CHILD
• DO NOT leave child unattended in the carrier.
• DO NOT place more than one child in the carrier.
• DO NOT use the carrier as a car seat, child seat, or high chair.
• DO NOT place the carrier on soft, uneven or elevated surfaces.
• DO NOT allow your child to stand on the carrier seat.
• DO NOT use carrier if your child will not ride calmly in carrier.
• DO NOT place carrier near a campfire, cook stove or open flame.
• DO monitor child while in carrier. Periodically check the child’s position.
• DO fasten child’s harness when in use.
• DO assure your child is dressed properly for the weather. Periodically
check the child’s comfort.
• DO protect your child from the harmful effects of the sun.
• If your child has special needs, consult with a physician before using Kelty
carriers. This carrier may not be appropriate for special needs children.
Failure to follow this warning could cause death, serious injury or
permanent disability to your child.
WARNING
THIS CARRIER MAY AFFECT YOUR
COORDINATION AND BALANCE
• DO NOT use the carrier while skating, biking or engaging in any
activity that will affect your balance.
• DO NOT bend at the waist when using the carrier. Bend at the knees
to avoid pitching the child forward.
• Kelty frame carriers are to be used by adults only.
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Failure to follow this warning could cause death, serious
injury or permanent disability to your child.
SAFETY INFORMATION
-IMPORTANTRead, and follow, all instructions before
assembling and using this frame child carrier!
WARNING
DO NOT USE A DAMAGED CARRIER
• DO check to assure all buckles snaps, straps, and adjustments are secure
before each use.
• DO check the condition of carrier before each use.
• DO NOT use the carrier if the frame, fabric, straps or buckles are damaged.
• DO NOT use the carrier if the carrier is in any way damaged or defective.
Call Kelty Customer Support staff; toll free at 866-349-7225 (866-FIX-PACK).
• Keep instructions for future use.
Failure to follow this warning could cause death, serious injury or
permanent disability to your child.
WARNING
AUTOMATIC KICKSTAND MEANT ONLY AS AN
AID IN PUTTING ON/REMOVING CARRIER.
The kickstand is not meant to support the carrier with a child in it. For
this reason:
• DO NOT use the carrier as a car seat, child seat, or high chair. To use
it this way could lead to tip-over of carrier and injury to your child.
• DO set the carrier on the floor, or firm, level ground to prevent tip-over.
• DO NOT use carrier if kickstand does not automatically release or
retract. Call Kelty Customer Support staff; toll free at 866-349-7225
(866-FIX-PACK).
Failure to follow this warning could cause death, serious injury or
permanent disability to your child.
Please note:
• Tighten shoulder straps to retract kickstand during hiking/walking.
• Loosen shoulder straps to release kickstand when taking carrier off.
• DO make sure that the webbing that closes the kickstand is not kinked
or twisted and that it can move smoothly through the pivot loop attached
to the frame.
CARE AND CLEANING
• Clean with mild detergent and a damp cloth
• Allow carrier to air dry.
• Do not use bleach or liquid detergent.
CARRIER FEATURES
-BEFORE YOU START-
Double-hook seat
height adjustment.
5-Point Harness.
Sun Hood included.
Padded shoulder straps.
Sternum strap.
No-pinch hinge.
Padded waistbelt.
Auto-deploy kickstand.
Lift “OPEN” on hip belt panel
to adjust torso.
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CARRIER ADJUSTMENT
-BEFORE YOU STARTTENSION STRAPS
TIPS
NOTE:
Your new Kelty
Carrier comes
collapsed/folded
for ease of
shipping; it must
be set up and
adjusted prior
to use.
To assure proper fit and function, the tension straps
(Fig 1, A) must be tightened before use. There are
two tension straps located behind the
backpanel/adult shoulder straps. The tension straps
are labeled “Please tighten before using.”
A
Figure 1
CLOSE-UP OF UPPER ADULT SUSPENSION
A. Tension straps must be tightened to minimize
cockpit frame movement.
B. Open the cockpit area by spreading the front
cockpit frame away from the cockpit backrest.
Reaching under the cockpit, grasp the end of
the tension strap, pull down to tighten (Fig. 1).
C. Repeat step A for opposite side.
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CARRIER ADJUSTMENT
ADULT BACKPACK FITTING
A. The torso length on your carrier can be adjusted by
using the pull cord on the waist belt, (Fig. 2).
TIPS
NOTE:
• DO NOT adjust
carrier with
child in it.
Figure 2
CLOSE-UP OF TORSO
ADJUSTMENT
B. Loosen the shoulder straps, waist belt and unbuckle
the sternum strap.
C. Put the carrier on by slipping arms through shoulder
straps. Buckle waistbelt and adjust up or down so.
center of buckle lies over navel. Tighten waistbelt by
pulling forward on the webbing.
• If sharing the
carrier between
two adults we
recommend
that you mark
a reference
point on the
backpanel
adjustment rail
for each user.
This will ease
adjustment for
each user.
D. Tighten the shoulder straps by pulling down on the
shoulder strap webbing.
E. If the shoulder straps do not fit properly adjust the
belt by pulling on the adjustment cord
(in Fig. 2) and slide the belt up or down to
the desired location. Release the adjustment tab.
Make sure the backpanel is properly engaged by
pushing up and down on the backpanel.
F. When fitting is complete, remove carrier.
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CARRIER ADJUSTMENT
CHILD’S COCKPIT ADJUSTMENT
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NOTE:
Before starting, make sure the Child’s
Shoulder Harness (Fig. 3, A) is unbuckled
and the yellow leg straps (Fig. 3, B), located
on the side of the cockpit, are unbuckled.
DO read all safety
information prior
to using your
Kelty Carrier.
Proper fit and
adjustment will
make using your
carrier more
enjoyable for you
and your child.
Figure 3, A
CARRIER COCKPIT
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Figure 3, B
SIDE OF CARRIER
CARRIER ADJUSTMENT
CHILD’S COCKPIT ADJUSTMENT
CONTINUED
B
A
Figure 4
TOP VIEW OF CARRIER
A. Place the carrier on the floor, or firm, level ground.
B. Make sure the side-release buckles attached to the silver webbing on the
child’s shoulder harness are unbuckled (Fig. 4, A).
C. Adjust the cockpit seat height by attaching the two snap-hooks to the
desired steel rings at the front of cockpit (Fig. 4, B). There are three
sets of steel rings for seat height adjustment. To raise the seat height,
attach to the upper seat rings. To lower, attach to the lower rings.
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CARRIER ADJUSTMENT
CHILD’S COCKPIT ADJUSTMENT
CONTINUED
D. With kickstand fully released and the carrier still on the floor or
firm, level ground, place child into cockpit. Make sure both legs go
through leg openings (Fig. 5 and Fig. 6).
NOTE:
Your child’s legs
must go under the
padded leg
straps.
Figure 5
TOP VIEW OF CARRIER
NOTE: You must buckle
the yellow leg straps over
your child’s legs.
Figure 6
SIDE VIEW OF CARRIER
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CARRIER ADJUSTMENT
CHILD’S COCKPIT ADJUSTMENT
CONTINUED
E. Place child’s shoulder harness over child’s shoulders.
F. Attach the side-release buckles, sewn to the child’s shoulder harness (see Fig. 4,
A) to the mating buckles on the silver webbing sewn to the child’s chest pad.
G. The child’s shoulder harness can be adjusted up or down by sliding it on the
webbing at the back of the child’s seat (Fig. 7). Adjust the harness so the
padded section lies smoothly over the child’s shoulders.
Figure 7
SIDE VIEW OF CARRIER
H. Adjust the leg straps so they fit comfortably over the child’s legs by tightening
or loosening the yellow leg strap webbing on the side of the cockpit (Fig. 8).
Make sure the leg straps are not binding or pinching the child’s legs.
Figure 8
SIDE VIEW OF CARRIER
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PUTTING THE CARRIER ON &
TAKING THE CARRIER OFF
WARNING
THIS CARRIER MAY AFFECT YOUR
COORDINATION AND BALANCE
• DO NOT use the carrier while skating, biking or engaging in any activity that
will affect your balance.
• DO NOT bend at the waist when using the carrier. Bend at the knees to avoid
pitching the child forward.
• Kelty frame carriers are to be used by adults only.
Before putting carrier on, make sure the cockpit has been adjusted
correctly and that both buckles on the child’s shoulder harness are
properly fastened.
Before putting the carrier on or taking it off, look around you to be sure
there is no obstacle nearby that the child could strike or the
carrier could catch on. DO NOT shake or jar the child unnecessarily.
DO lift and lower the carrier gently.
PUTTING THE CARRIER ON
Make sure the adult backpack shoulder straps are loose and the waistbelt and
sternum strap are unbuckled.
A. With feet approximately shoulder-width apart and knees bent, grasp both
handles (located at the front and rear of the cockpit) firmly and lift the
carrier to your knee, resting the front of the lower frame on your thigh.
B. While still grasping the front handle with one hand, slip your other arm under
and through the shoulder strap. Lift the carrier off your knee and onto your shoulder.
C. Carefully release the front handle and slip carrier onto the other shoulder.
D. Buckle waistbelt and tighten.
E. Tighten shoulder straps and buckle sternum strap.
TAKING THE CARRIER OFF
A. Loosen shoulder straps; make sure kickstand releases and moves to the
outward position.
B. Unbuckle waistbelt and sternum strap.
C. With feet approximately shoulder-width apart and knees bent, remove one
arm from shoulder strap and grasp front handle (behind head).
D. While still grasping front handle, rotate your body toward the carrier,
allowing the front of the lower frame to rest on your thigh.
E. Remove other arm from shoulder strap and grasp rear handle.
F. Carefully lower carrier to the floor, or firm, level ground.
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KELTY’S LIFETIME WARRANTY
Kelty takes pride in its workmanship and undertakes to manufacture the best possible products. Therefore, we warranty all Kelty products against defects in materials or workmanship
during your lifetime. Since no Kelty product is indestructible, it does not cover defects attributable to or resulting from normal wear and tear, natural hazard damage (ie: weather, animals), abuse or alteration (ie: ultra violet (u.v.) damage on tents, exhausted zippers).
Service under our warranty is available to the original purchaser by returning the product to
any authorized Kelty dealer or by contacting our customer service department at
1-866-349-7225 (1-866-FIX-PACK) for return authorization. Charges for shipping and insuring your package to Kelty are your responsibility. Please be sure to insure any shipment as
Kelty cannot be responsible for uninsured packages. We require that all products returned for
warranty and repair be properly cleaned. If after inspection we determine that the product was defective, we will repair or replace it free of charge. If your Kelty product
needs service or repair that is not covered under warranty we will provide the necessary service at a reasonable charge. This warranty gives you, the original purchaser, specific legal rights. You may also have other rights, which vary from state
to state.e material or workmanship of the product (not caused by normal wear and
tear), we will repair or replace it, at Kelty’s discretion, free of charge, without delay.
This warranty gives you, the original purchaser, specific legal rights. Your rights may
vary from state to state.
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