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Ultimate Direction Marathon Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 42 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Marathon - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

83% of the reviewers give the Ultimate Direction Marathon a good or excellent rating!

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

Reviews Summary

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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vs All Bags

The Ultimate Direction Marathon ranks #1808 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 12, 2019