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Ultimate Direction Men's Ultra Vest 5.0

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Prepare for your next ultramarathon or long-distance training run with the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vest 5.0. This vest checks off all your needs for comfort, speed, and efficient storage so you can run without distraction. In order to provide superior comfort for long periods of wear, this vest uses a new Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 system and redesigned shoulder straps that help you easily customize the fit.

Two front-riding Body Bottle™ IIs 500 ml provide quick access to hydration while on the run and with up to 5 stash pockets on the front straps, you can store plenty of gels, a headlamp, gloves, and other gear at your fingertips. Featuring a total of 10.8 L pack capacity, there is ample storage for a 3 L reservoir (sold separately), extra layers of apparel, accessories, and nutrition.


  • Includes 2 new Body Bottle™ II's 500 ml / 17 oz
  • New Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 fit system now more minimal, lightweight, and adjustable
  • Improved hook-and-loop sternum straps for a personalized fit
  • Wide side straps offer stability and easy fit adjustments
  • Dual front bottle holsters with bungees to secure the bottles
  • 5 stash pockets up front for easy access to gels, nutrition, or small gear
  • Rear bladder sleeve fits up to a 3 L oz reservoir (not included)
  • Main rear pocket fits extra apparel, gloves, and other accessories
  • Small rear zipper pockets for a headlamp, phone, keys, or other small items
  • Rear bungee cord lets you secure the internal load or a jacket
  • Trekking pole holders on the front reduce bounce
  • Front loops allow you to run reservoir hose left or right
  • Reflective details improve visibility in low-light conditions
  • Top haul loop for hanging storage
  • Emergency whistle included


  • Capacity: 10.8L
  • Weight Without Bottles: 180

Bottle Details

  • Body Bottle™ II's 500 ml / 17 oz are slim and packable
  • Soft bite valve with a high flow rate
  • Fills easily with a wide mouth opening
  • Durable PEEVA™ construction does not taint the taste
  • BPA and PVC-free
  • Meets or exceeds USFDA and EC regulations