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

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FlipBelt Water Bottle Review

Review of the FlipBelt Water Bottle I’m a big fan of the FlipBelt and reviewed it right here.  Not only do I …


Klymit Dash 10

The Klymit Dash 10 is a well appointed daypack or overnight fast-pack. It is elegantly designed and competitively priced, though this reviewer had some issues with its …


FlipBelt Review

I’m a big believer in simplicity and like products to do what they’re supposed to do well.  Unnecessary bells and whistles, doodads, …

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Spartan Ultra Pack Review

It’s big, roomy, and has a pressurized hydration system for cooling and cleaning…the Spartan Ultra Pack built by Geigerrig is made for “hiking, …


UltrAspire Zygos Review

I didn’t know what to expect when I first fished the Ultraspire Zygos out from behind a plant on Eric’s front porch — but …

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UltrAspire Astral Race Vest Review

The Astral by UltrAspire is the latest addition of female-specific gear to hit the market.  No longer are women relegated to “pinked” …


Ultimate Direction Fastpack 30 Review

Ultimate Direction Fastpack 30 I asked Bill to review the Fastpack 20 here, and Lucas to review the larger version–The Ultimate Direction Fastpack …