Made to Inspire: Ultimate Direction Introduces Two New Ultralight Vests for Spring ‘22

September 28, 2021

Lightweight and Comfortable Hydration Vests for Your Next Trail or Ultra Race

September 28, 2021 – Broomfield, CO – Ultimate Direction, creator of the original hydration pack, is excited to announce two more additions to its Vest and Vesta line-up: the Trail and Highland Vests. In a continuing effort to change the world of hydration, these new trail-specific running vests will be part of the Ultralight Collection.

“The Trail and Highland vest are the newest additions to Ultimate Direction’s Ultralight collection,” says Skip Hammond, Ultimate Direction Senior Product Manager. “These items are bringing the great lightweight vest fit from our Signature series vests to a larger group of runners.  The Trail and Highland vests will allow runners of all levels to enjoy the benefits that UD running vests bring to the market,” he adds.

Made to inspire your first trail race, the Trail Vest weighs only 7oz and can carry up to 8L. Plush next-to-body materials and a fully adjustable Comfort Glide Fit system make the Trail Vest your comfiest piece of gear for training runs and trail races. Paired with a 1.5L reservoir (included), water bottle pockets and secure storage throughout, this vest has everything you need to hit the trails. Launching Spring ’22, the Trail Vest will be available in three colors (Onyx, Verdant, and UD Blue) and will retail for $99.95.

The Highland Vest is the perfect option for your first ultra. Weighing just 7.4 oz, it can carry up to 12L and is packed with everything you need to hit the trails. Equipped with a 1.5L reservoir, the Highland Vest also features easy-access storage equipped with a quick auto-closure and magnetic buckle to securely carry your gear. Also launching Spring ’22, the Highland Vest will be available in three colors (Onyx, Verdant, and UD Blue) and will retail for $149.95.

For more information on Ultimate Direction and the new Trail Vest and Highland Vest, contact Katie Richter at katie@darbycommunications.com.

Ultimate Direction

Fueling the ambitions of ultra-marathoners, runners, and recreational walkers, Ultimate Direction designs and creates the next generation of hydration solutions to maximize performance wherever your two feet take you. Known for inventing the hydration pack in 1985, Ultimate Direction offers a complete line of innovative hand-helds, water belts, waist packs, backpack hydration, and apparel designed to keep you moving forward with comfort, ease, and superior functionality. www.ultimatedirection.com