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Ultimate Direction Marathon Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

based on 24 reviews

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Reviews Summary

83% of the Ultimate Direction Marathon reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (66%)
Good (17%)
Average (17%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)

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

Reviewers like these things about the Ultimate Direction Marathon

  • According to users, the Ultimate Direction Marathon vest is comfortable to use.
  • Reviewers noted that it is equipped with front pockets where a drinking bottle could be stashed.
  • Testers said that it has a rear pocket designed for two-liter reservoirs.
  • OIher testers found out that it is durable due to its construction and materials.
  • Users discovered that its compression straps help eliminate bouncing.
  • Reviewers noted that it is versatile and functional.
  • Reviewers pointed out the vest has a zippered front pocket to secure phones.
  • They noticed that it has a front stretch mesh pocket with a hook and loop closure.
  • Several testers also indicated that it mesh pocket has an internal key pocket.
  • Several users noted that its mesh lightweight harness provides a secure and breathable fit.
  • Other reviewers also found that the vest is spacious in stashing essential contents inside of the bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the fabric in the back tends to tear after a few uses.
  • A tester said that collapsible flacks do not fit on the vest.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Ultimate Direction Marathon features:
  • Seam taped
  • Sternum strap
  • Water bottle pockets

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


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The Ultimate Direction Marathon ranks #4 compared with the other Ultimate Direction bags.

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The Ultimate Direction Marathon ranks #1302 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on March 22, 2019