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Ultimate Direction Fastpack Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

4.45 based on 74 reviews
Ultimate Direction Fastpack
91% of the Ultimate Direction Fastpack reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (81%)
Good (10%)
Average (6%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (0%)

Specs across all Fastpack models
Capacity iconCapacity21 l (1281 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.1-2.5 oz (0.5-1.1 kg)
Length iconLength19.5-22 in (50-56 cm)
Width11-16 in (28-41 cm)
Height4-9 in (10-23 cm)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Ultimate Direction Fastpack

  • According to several reviewers, the Ultimate Direction Fastpack backpack provides ample support which keeps them comfortable for overnight hikes.
  • Other users noted that it fits comfortably well on them.
  • Users also commended its spacious space for storing of gears and personal belongings.
  • Other reviewers thought that is pockets and compartments can be accessed quickly.
  • Reviewers thought that the backpack is ultra lightweight.
  • Its pockets are designed to make unloading of items much more manageable.
  • Many users have mentioned that its main compartment can expand to fit a lot of equipment.
  • Other users said that its dual adjustable sternum straps and side straps make the bag more stable and balanced.
  • Several others pointed out that it is also easy to stash certain gears due to its low-profile daisy chain system.
  • Testers felt that its back panel and shoulder strap system prevents users from abrasion and discomfort.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the backpack rode low on his back.
  • Another reviewer felt that the bag has a tendency to bounce.

Popular Models

Ultimate Direction Fastpack 30

33% choose the Ultimate Direction Fastpack 30

Ultimate Direction Fastpack 15

33% choose the Ultimate Direction Fastpack 15

Capacity iconCapacity21 l (1281 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.5 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength19.5 in (50 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20

33% choose the Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20

Weight iconWeight1.1 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength22 in (56 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Ultimate Direction Fastpack features:
  • Carry-on size

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hydration bladder
  • Ultralight

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

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Ultimate Direction Fastpack models (the most popular choice is the Fastpack 30).

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

1521 l2.5 oz0.12 oz/L


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vs All Bags

The Ultimate Direction Fastpack ranks #113 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

The Run Commuter

It is the perfect run commute pack that can be used for both daily run commute and for marathon. Extremely lightweight and comfortable, but expensive.

Posted 21 December 2016 by Kate - Read full review

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Last updated on January 11, 2019