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

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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, sport endurance, trail running and obstacle racing events” and since it’s called the “ultra pack”, it’s fair to review it for ultra trail runners, right? First, we’ll look at …

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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” …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …