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Ultimate Direction Signature Series 5.0 – Now at Bogong!

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Ultimate Direction Signature Series 4.0

New running packs in Ultimate Direction's Signature Series 5.0 have landed at Bogong!

The latest version of the Signature Series has some great improvements; notably the updated Comfort Cinch 2.0 system that now has less bulk and more comfort. Every vest is made from new materials that are more durable, yet still lightweight. The vests have front panels with a cut-away style for greater comfort and more movement. Every vest is also lighter, yet with bigger capacity.

Main improvements on previous design:

  • They're lighter than the 4.0 versions, yet with bigger capacity
  • Improved materials are more durable
  • The Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 is an improved system that is now more comfortable and quicker to adjust
  • The entire Signature Series® 5.0 comes with the updated Body Bottle™ II 500
  • Cutaway style for greater comfort and movement

Mountain runners, you can now buy Ultimate Direction packs online in our webstore, or pop in-store to check them out in the flesh.

See our full range of Ultimate Direction gear here.

Here are the latest arrivals...




Ultimate Direction Ultra Vest 5.0

The best-selling running vest in the world just got better. This is the vest people are using for bigger races where there aren't many aid stations and you need a lot of water.

  • Sternum strap is an upgraded lightweight hook-and-loop system
  • Small weather-resistant pocket on shoulder strap for chapstick, tablets, and small essentials
  • Lighter, yet better capacity
  • Updated Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 is more minimal and lightweight
  • More durable materials used
  • Bottom front of vest has different shaping for better comfort
  • Includes 2 x new Body Bottle™ II 500

Quick Specs

  • Weight (without bottles): 180g
  • Volume: 10.8L
  • Bottles: 2 x Body Bottle™ II 500

For full specs and more details, visit our Ultimate Direction Ultra Vest 5.0 product page.





Ultimate Direction Mountain Vest 5.0

The Ultimate Direction Mountain Vest 5.0 is the pack that's used all over the world from easy runs to hundred milers. The main update with the 5.0 version is more durable materials, pockets of new dimensions, the updated Comfort Cinch 2.0, and a more cut-away shape for better movement.

  • Lighter, yet bigger capacity
  • Updated Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 is more minimal and lightweight
  • Upgraded sliding rail sternum straps for easy, single-handed use
  • Front stretch mesh pockets are phone compatible
  • More durable materials used
  • Bottom front of vest has different shaping for better comfort
  • Includes 2 x new Body Bottle™ II 500

Quick Specs

  • Weight (without bottles): 230g
  • Volume: 13.4L
  • Bottles: 2 x Body Bottle™ II 500

For full specs and more details, visit our Ultimate Direction Mountain Vest 5.0 product page.





Ultimate Direction Adventure Vest 5.0

The Ultimate Direction Advnture Vest is UD's largest capacity running vest. There are several tweaks to this model; the most significant being the integrated rain cover that rolls up when not in use (so your back stays ventilated). UD has also updated the Adventure Vest with the new Comfort Cinch 2.0 adjustment system, which has gotten rid of the bulkier back pieces of the original Comfort Cinch. The pocket dimensions have also changed, and the front panels have a more cut-away shape to facilitate better movement.

  • Lighter, yet bigger capacity
  • Updated Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 is more minimal and lightweight
  • Integrated rain fly will secure items to the outside in a pinch
  • Upgraded sliding rail sternum straps for single-handed use
  • More durable materials used
  • Front pocket fits (and includes) new Body Bottle™ II
  • Still has zip-secure burrito pocket
  • Articulating PLB pockets for GPS locator devices
  • Repositioned pole holder attachment points
  • Bottom front of vest has different shaping for better comfort

Quick Specs

  • Weight: 269g
  • Volume: 16.4L
  • Bottles: Body Bottle™ II x 1

For full specs and more details, visit our Ultimate Direction Adventure Vest 5.0 product page.





Women's Running Vest Packs

Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta 5.0

Years of innovation have made the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta a modern classic. Designed by women, the Ultra Vesta has been a mainstay.

The new Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta 5.0 is a Signature Series vest with seamless, chafe-free 4-way stretch mesh material and updated Comfort Cinch technology that enables lateral sizing and stability adjustments on-the-go.

Like the previous version of Ultimate Direction's women's Ultra Vesta 5.0, the bottle compartments in this running vest are up front. They're slightly diferent dimensions from the 4.0 version, and the lefthand waist zip pocket is now a big stash pocket for quick access. Like the 4.0, the back section is reservoir compatible.

  • Lighter, yet bigger capacity
  • Updated Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 is more minimal and lightweight
  • Upgraded lightweight hook-and-loop sternum adjustability
  • Reconfigured pole holder strap positions
  • Small weather resistant pocket on shoulder strap for chapstick, tablets and small essentials
  • More durable materials used
  • Bottom front of vest has different shaping for better comfort

For full specs and more details, visit our Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta 5.0 product page.






Ultimate Direction Mountain Vesta 5.0

NEW! Ultimate Direction Mountain Vesta 5.0

We now stock the Ultimate Direction Mountain Vesta at Bogong Equipment! This new women's pack in our range is the 5.0 version of the Mountain Vesta – the women's fit version of the UD Mountain Vest. Like the men's version, the main features are more durable materials, pockets of different dimensions, the updated Comfort Cinch 2.0 and a more cut-away shape for better movement.

  • Lighter, yet bigger capacity
  • Updated Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 is more minimal and lightweight
  • Upgraded sliding rail sternum straps for easy, single-handed use
  • Front stretch mesh pockets are phone compatible
  • More durable materials used
  • Bottom front of vest has different shaping for better comfort
  • Includes 2 x new Body Bottle™ II 500

Quick Specs

  • Weight (without bottles): 228g
  • Volume: 12.7L
  • Bottles: 2 x Body Bottle™ II 500

For full specs and more details, visit our Ultimate Direction Mountain Vesta 5.0 product page.






Ultimate Direction Adventure Vesta 5.0

The Ultimate Direction Adventure Vesta 5.0 is the most built-out women's pack in UD's Range. That is, it has the biggest capacity among the women's specific packs, and the most features.

Updated with Ultimate Direction's improved Comfort Cinch 2.0 system, there's lateral sizing and stability adjustments from the small of your back, producing UD's best-fitting vests ever.

  • Upgraded sliding rail sternum straps for easy single-handed use
  • Integrated rain fly for inclement weather and will secure items to the outside in a pinch
  • Front pocket for the Body Bottle™ 500 and a zip-secure burrito pocket
  • Articulating PLB pockets for GPS locator devices
  • Lighter, yet better capacity
  • Updated Comfort Cinch™ 2.0 is more minimal and lightweight
  • More durable materials used
  • Bottom front of vest has different shaping for better comfort

Quick Specs

  • Weight (without bottles): 279g
  • Volume: 16.5L
  • Bottles: 1 x Body Bottle™ II 500

For full specs and more details, visit our Ultimate Direction Adventure Vesta 5.0 product page.



See our full range of Ultimate Direction gear here.