Drawing on the expertise of champion ultra-runner Scott Jurek, the best-selling Ultimate Direction Ultra Vest 4.0 effectively balances weight and performance in providing at-the-ready hydration for long-distance trail running or ultra-lightweight fast packing. Despite weighing just 7.27 ounces (without bottles), the vest carries everything you need for long days on the trail.
Constructed of lightweight SilNylon and breathable mesh, the vest is surprisingly strong and capable of comfortably carrying layers, gear, and hydration. To ensure a proper fit, the vest is available in Small (23"-32" chest measurement), Medium (30"-39"), and Large (37"-46") size options. NOTE: When full of gear, the vest will fit smaller. An integrated Comfort Cinch system provides on-the-go fit adjustability across the small of your back without applying undue pressure to your lats. Dual sternum straps with sliding adjustability help you further fine-tune fit.
Storage options abound and the pack has a total storage capacity of 630 cubic inches. The main compartment offers ample storage for a 2L hydration bladder (not included), clothes, and other gear. There are also two zippered rear compartments and a zig-zag bungee attachment system across the top of those compartments is ideal for securing gloves, discarded layers, or other items you want to keep readily accessible. On the chest portion of the harness there are large front pockets which conveniently secure electronics or water bottles. Ultimate Direction includes two soft-sided Body Bottles, each with a 500 ml capacity. Other features include an additional zippered front harness pocket, phone-compatible harness pockets, and a small zippered lower rear pocket. An integrated attachment system allows you to efficiently carry folding trekking poles up front, keeping them out of the way but at the ready.
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- Comfort Cinch technology provides a custom fit with easy on-the-go adjustment
- 4-way stretch material
- Trekking pole holder minimizes bounce and snaps out of the way when not in use
- Lightweight T-Hook adjustable sternum straps
- Bottle holsters tighten to carry phone or camera
- Phone compatible pockets
- Knit mono-mesh harness
Best Use Running/Fitness Access Panel Loading Volume 630 cu in Type Running Hydration Vest Sternum Strap Yes; Two adjustable Material 150g Flex Mono Mesh, MicroMono Mesh, 30D Nylon 66 sil/pu, and 4-way stretch Nylon/elastane Item Weight 7.27 oz w/o bottles Torso Adjustment n/a Hydration Compatible Yes; 2 500ml Body Bottles included Fits Torso Small: 23"-32" chest measurement
Medium: 30"-39" chest measurement
Large: 37"-46" chest measurement
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