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Ultimate Direction AK Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 144 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the AK - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

82% of the reviewers give the Ultimate Direction AK a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (62%)
Good (20%)
Average (6%)
Poor (7%)
Bad (3%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Ultimate Direction AK:

Reviewers like these things about the Ultimate Direction AK

  • Several users noted that the Ultimate Direction AK pack is very light and the material feels strong.
  • Reviewers said that it has many pockets and good storage space.
  • According to those who have tried that pack, the bag has plenty of fluid storage.
  • Reviewers thought that its bottle holders are located high on the shoulder and are designed for flex bottles to take a sip without taking the bottles out.
  • Users found that it works perfectly.
  • Users also praised its design.
  • Users also noted that its functionality is amazing.
  • Several reviewers have noticed that it's very comfortable even when fully loaded.
  • Other reviewers found that the up-front location of the trek pole bungees is excellent.
  • A lot of testers noted that it performs remarkably comfortable.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that its bottles are not sturdy.
  • Another reviewer said that it seems to lack the durable-sturdy character.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Ultimate Direction AK features:
  • Sternum strap

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


vs Ultimate Direction Bags

The Ultimate Direction AK ranks #8 compared with the other Ultimate Direction bags.

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8Ultimate Direction AK
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10Ultimate Direction Wink
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vs All Bags

The Ultimate Direction AK ranks #2266 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Ultimate Direction AK vs the Ultimate Direction SJ.

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Ultimate Direction AK vs Ultimate Direction SJ

Ultimate Direction AK
Ultimate Direction AK


Based on 144 reviews

Ultimate Direction SJ
Ultimate Direction SJ

Based on 186 reviews

Weight: 0.4 oz

  • The AK is rated about the same as the SJ.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 330 reviews of the two bags.

Sternum strap

Only the AK is available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

Ultra 168

I think the vest achieves everything it’s trying to do very well, and if you load it up right you won’t even know you’ve got it on. Has it been able to convert me to front bottles – absolutely.

Posted 5 July 2014 by Dan - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019