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Reviews of packs, hydration packs, waist packs and anything else you can strap to your body.

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Ultraspire Quantum

I’ve been a big proponent of scaling back on gear I carry for awhile, and have worked hard to whittle down my “necessities” to just a three things: A car key, a few gels, and my iPhone.  Yeah, yeah, an iPhone isn’t a necessity, but when balancing kids, live media, …

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Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20

“Fastpacking” – a hybrid of trail running and ultralight backpacking – is an exciting way to explore the trails. While this concept …

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Nathan FireCatcher Vest Review

If you’re a trail runner, you’re likely familiar with the brand Nathan. Nathan Sports has been in the game for years and …

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Osprey Rev 1.5 Hydration Pack

 I use a hydration pack for runs longer than 2 hours, preferring the Nathan HPL #020 for its capacity and comfort.    I also …

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Ultimate Direction AK Vest 2.0

When Ultimate Direction launched the Signature Series in late 2012, the Anton Krupicka vest (and its larger counterpart, the Scott Jurek vest) …