2019 Trail Running Kit From Patagonia
Patagonia is reinvigorating their trail-running line.
First Look: Hydrolight Shorts and Tank by Ultimate Direction
The new line by UD is all it's cracked up to be.
First Look: VaporAiress 2.0 Hydration Pack by Nathan
One of the latest by Nathan.
First Look: Orange Mud Gear Vest Pro
Orange Mud has recently come out with a new hydration pack and it's versatile, rugged and custom fitting.
Vest In Show
Trail Runner's top hydration-vest picks for your 2019 racing kit. From barely noticeable to full of features, there is a vest for every type of race.
First Look: ADV Skin 8 Women’s Specific Hydration Vest by Salomon
Women's-specific design, tons of useful pockets, customizable fasteners and, did we mention women's-specific design?
Trail Tested: Salomon S/Lab Ultra Set 5
Salomon S/Lab Ultra Set 5 has received the highest marks from our reviewers of nearly any racing vest this fall. Roomy, accessible, light, comfortable.
First Look: Arc’teryx Norvan 14 Trail Running Vest
The Norvan 14 hydration vest is great for long adventures or for athletes who need to carry a lot of gear. Despite being high volume, it allows the runner to actually... run!
Trail Tested: Spring Energy Gels
Spring energy uses natural ingredients and digest more easily than other gels, making it a legitimate mid-run energy booster.
First Look: Aquamira Water Treatment
Aquamira is light, compact, tasteless, and the CDC's top recommended form of backcountry water treatment. Best for trail runners who aren't on a time crunch.
Hydrolight Shorts and Tank by Ultimate DirectionHydrolight Shorts Price: $85 Weight: 5.1 ounces Best Features: Great quality, no-bounce bottle pockets, no chafing. Room for Improvement: It could use a small, secure pocket for a key. Ultimate … Continue reading "First Look: Hydrolight Shorts and Tank by Ultimate Direction"
VaporAiress 2.0 Hydration Pack by NathanNathan VaporAiress 7L 2.0 Price: $150 Weight w/o bladder: 8.3 ounces Weight w/bladder: 12.2 ounces Best features: Fit and stability Room for improvement: Lack of breathability While this may not … Continue reading "First Look: VaporAiress 2.0 Hydration Pack by Nathan"
Orange Mud Gear Vest ProOrange Mud Gear Vest Pro Weight: 11.4 oz Sizing: 25″ to 54″ chest / one size fits all Bladder compatible: Yes Whistle: Yes Best feature: Bladder Velcro lock MSRP: $130 … Continue reading "First Look: Orange Mud Gear Vest Pro"
Vest In ShowIt’s time to welcome the racing hydration vest to the cool-kids club. Long gone are the days of Jerry rigging with cut-up strips of wetsuit, rubber bands and shoe goo. … Continue reading "Vest In Show"
ADV Skin 8 Women’s Specific Hydration Vest by SalomonADV Skin 8 Hydration Vest Weight: 10.8 ounces Volume: 8 liters Bladder compatible: Yes Best Features: Well designed, tons of storage, customizable tension, comfortable. Room for Improvement: Slightly heavy. The women’s Advanced … Continue reading "First Look: ADV Skin 8 Women’s Specific Hydration Vest by Salomon"
Salomon S/Lab Ultra Set 5Salomon S/Lab Ultra Set 5 Weight: 123 Grams/4.34 Ounces Price: $155 Fit: True to size Max Storage Volume: 5L Best Features: Excellent material stretch, tons of front pocket storage, every storage … Continue reading "Trail Tested: Salomon S/Lab Ultra Set 5"
Arc’teryx Norvan 14 Trail Running VestArc’teryx Norvan 14 Price: $200 Weight: 0.256 kg / 9 oz (pack only) Volume: 12 L The Arc’teryx Norvan 14 is a high-volume, weather-resistant trail-running vest. What stands out about the Norvan 14 … Continue reading "First Look: Arc’teryx Norvan 14 Trail Running Vest"
Spring Energy GelsSpring Energy Gels Price: $30 for 12 gels Spring Energy seemed to recently pop on the scene by storm. All at once, runners everywhere swore by the nutrition brand. I’ve tried … Continue reading "Trail Tested: Spring Energy Gels"
Aquamira Water TreatmentAquamira Water Treatment Price: $15 Weight: 1 oz. Aquamira chlorine-dioxide water treatment is a tried-and-true system: it is light, small, packable, tasteless and effective. The system consists of two dropper … Continue reading "First Look: Aquamira Water Treatment"
VaporMag 2.5L Hydration Vest from NathanVaporMag 2.5L Hydration Vest by Nathan Weight: 4oz without flasks, 7.2oz with flasks Price: $125 The VaporMag vest fits and feels more like a moisture wicking t-shirt than a pack, … Continue reading "First Look: VaporMag 2.5L Hydration Vest from Nathan"