And thanks for reading! Read on to find out! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Hey there, now i have tried the vest on several runs, and have to agree. Anonymous comments will be deleted. I made padding to go over the cinch cord area and I also sewed in soft padding over both the shoulders. Also I took the bungee straps off a inov-8 race vest and put them on the front of my krar vest for my poles to create a great ultra vest. UD and Ultraspire both make great bottles like this.

And I still do. He can frequently be found on the Facebook group keeping the peace and posting selfies. Would you consider it? October 29, at 8: Do you carry anything with you for personal protection? I can certainly vouch for how soft and comfortable it is. Avoiding Common Pitfalls May 7, Its a bit worn, but not sure i NEED to replace it just yet.

This created a situation where a longer bladder suspended above the bottom of the pack. No concerns for me there on this vest. The top, pole attachment point on each shoulder strap is now an elastic strap connected to the shoulder strap via a snap button. Top 5 Mistakes in Ultramarathon: Second, all the pockets are pretty small on the front. I am not sure I am a fan of soft flask. Raidlight Responsiv 10L Race Vest review here: Also I took the bungee straps off a inov-8 race vest and put them on the front of my krar vest for my poles signsture create direcyion great ultra vest.


A Mile Training Plan December signautre, They need your business and are a great resource for the community. Then, this system tightens up around your lower back which should, in theory, then compress the side straps more.

I would love to hear what everyone else is doing. Another update on UD 4.

I also wish it was as soft on the skin side of the pack as jurej Krar version. Presenting the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vest 4. Increased lateral compression is needed The top chest strap is not elasticized while the bottom chest strap is partially Larger front pocket for phone storage. The idea is sound but the execution needs a bit of improvement in future versions of the Signature Series vests. Does it change with time of day? How safe do you feel while running?

Increased storage in a lighter package. How would you compare the Scotf Vest 4. Questions, comments, or feedback on this vest? Hi thanks for the detailed review. Read on to find out! Ratings — Out of 5. What could be improved on the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vest 4.

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If you run in in the 4. All words and thoughts are ours and no compensation was offered or received. If you can find a 3. This is lacking in anything offered by Salomon though Raidlight offer an even superior system. Its a bit older now, but how would you rate this 4. Hard, or some of the newer semi-soft, bottles sometimes bounce less than soft flasks.


It fits in that rear pocket with plenty of room to spare but I would prefer a better front storage option. The mesh used on the inside of the vest is comfortable and breathable Improved front pole storage.

Overall, I would say the 4. Share with us your scariest or weirdest encounter on the trail. It also offers a full length compression pocket in the back with straps to tighten it up or carry extra clothing. The Ultra Vest really suffers on two counts here.

Ultimate Direction Ultra Vest 4.0 Review

October 29, at 8: I purchased the Ultimate Dirdction Ultra Vest 4. I carry all my powdered nutrition and a gel flask in these, so I can have speedy transitions through aid stations.

Ultra Gear For Success December 9, I have tried several UD versions and they have all been taken out of use.

Like a couple of other vests in the series, this one does accommodate pole storage on the front of the vest, not the back. I have owned two directionn Jurek Vest with the hard bottles. So, your only other choice would be to use the bottom, rear zippered pocket.

Plenty of rear, secure storage options.