Category: Running Packs & Vests

Camelbak Ultra 10 Storage

CamelBak ultra 10 Vest Review

Suggested Retail Price: $150 Total Capacity: 610 cu in / 8L + 2L Reservoir Total Weight: 1 lb 3 oz / .55 kg (pack only) Sizing: One size fits most Hydration Reservoir: 2L /...

Ultimate Direction Access 20 Plus

Ultimate Direction Access 20 Plus Review

  The Ultimate Direction Access 20 Plus is a waist belt hydration system ideal for packing hydration, a phone, energy bars, and keys on short or long runs. I love the idea of being able to run...

Ultimate Direction Fastdraw 20 Extreme

Ultimate Direction Fastdraw 20 Extreme Review

The Ultimate Direction Fastdraw 20 Extreme is a handheld hydration system for use during runs in hot or cold conditions. I generally prefer handheld hydration to a waist-belt system, and was excited to try...

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...

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,...

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...

camelbak ultra LR vest

Camelbak Ultra LR Vest Review

While running long distances, most all of us know by now that it is important to hydrate.  Without enough water and electrolytes, your body begins to break down and your running will start to...

2011 Camelbak Octane LR Review

Camelbak. We all know the name, we’ve seen people wearing it, and we know how it works. Essentially, you carry water like a camel – in a pack on your back. Granted, a camel...

Hydrapak Avila Review

Whether you’re looking for the perfect hydration pack for your long run or looking for a simple no frills pack for a day hike, the Hydrapak Avila is an excellent option.  I’ve been testing...