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Field Tested: Ultimate Direction Wasp (New Version) Pack Review

As a hiker turned newbie trail runner, more and more of my gear has started to seem heavy, cumbersome, and not well suited for the task. One of the most obvious pieces of gear is my day pack.  It was time to fix that problem. After much research and buying/returning I landed on the Ultimate Direction Wasp (2015 Version). I noticed there’s barely any reviews or information about this pack online so I figured I would write a review myself in hopes that I can help someone else in search for the right pack.

Single Day Pemi Loop! – August 2015

With cooler days in New England becoming more common. The sun going down earlier and earlier with each passing day. I decided I needed to squeeze in another long trail run / hike in the whites before the seasons change. Having just completed a Presidential Traverse in July… I wanted to push myself harder than before. This brought me to the Pemigewasset Loop AKA the Pemi Loop!