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Ultimate Direction Adventure Vesta (Jenny Collection) Review

Written by Alexandra Rodasti – The Ultimate Direction Adventure Vesta (Jenny Collection) So, what happens when Ultimate Direction, a company for selling products geared towards ultra runners and trail enthusiasts, decides to partner with Jenny Jurek to make a lineup of items just for women? Sheer happiness, that’s what happens. Jenny Jurek helped to design a who slew of useful ...

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Orange Mud Hydraquiver Vest Pack 2 Review

Initial Thoughts on the Orange Mud Hydraquiver Vest Pack 2 “Innovation from frustration” is the Mantra from Orange Mud founder Josh Sprague (read our interview here) – Josh was bothered by many of the same things that all runners face when using a water pack. The fit was sloppy, the pack bounced around, chafing ensued, there were too many pockets, there ...

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Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest 3.0 Review

PB Adventure Vest 3.0

When you stamp the name Peter Bakwin on your adventure vest it had better perform above and exceed all expectations one puts on it. However when Peter Bakwin actually gets involved and helps Ultimate Direction create the PB Adventure Vest 3.0, there is a pretty good chance that it will excel in just about every environment you take it in. ...

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Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race Vest Review

The Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race Vest was designed by many members of the Montrail Elite Race Team, Mountain Hardwear’s sister company. The pack design is incredibly well thought out and provides an ultra-light mode of carrying the essentials for a long day out on the trail. Sizing The Mountain Hardwear Fluid Race Vest is now available in two sizes, S/M ...

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Gregory Tempo 5 Review

With a long standing heritage of making great packs, Gregory decided it’s time to take its pack knowledge and enter the running scene.  While there are a number of running pack makers out there, Gregory has every right to be in this space as they have a great understanding of how a pack should and can fit on a persons ...

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Ultimate Direction Wink Review

Hydration systems take on many different shapes and sizes. There are waist belts, vests, standard backpacks, handhelds, and packs that straddle across more than one category. There are also various sizes available to allow you to select a pack for each and every distance or duration you may want to go. Typically, packs are not gender specific and take on ...

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