Over two years in development—it will see time this year in the White Cloud Range in Idaho and the John Muir trail in California; Prototypes have been in the Marathon de Sables, the Tor des Géants, Ultra Bolivia Race, and countless other self-supported adventures all of which have been proving grounds for the Epic. The Epic hydration backpack is a lightweight, energy conserving, large-scale hip leveraged pack compatible with long, or multi-day self-supported endeavors. The Epic includes a rain cover and comes with 2 550 mL UltraFlask Hybrid Bottles, this hydration pack can also support a massive 3L reservoir and has waist and top loading compartments for all essentials.
Fast high mountain ascents to multi-day self supported adventures.
- Classic Alpine style top loading pack.
- Zippered top pocket.
- Side compression straps.
- Elastic mesh quick stash pocket with dual quick release compression straps.
- Wrap around waist belt stabilizes a fully loaded pack, with single adjustable speed hook closure and zippered elastic power net mesh pockets.
- Classic vest styled shoulder straps.
- Dual lower elastic mesh front pockets come standard with two 550mL soft touch UltraFlask™ bottles.
- Proprietary large-holed mesh, made of soft microfiber polyester for comfort and breathability.
- Soft and supple perimeter binding made with polyester to wick away moisture, and stay comfortable against bare skin.
- Dual Max O2 Sternum™: A hook-type attachment system with enhanced recoil for better range of motion, and quick in and out.
- Upper open mesh front pocket with draw cord for smaller flasks or multiple packets of energy gel.
- Enlarged zippered upper front essentials pocket for keys, credit cards or other secure items.
- Shock cord attachment loops at bottom of pack for access to Z-poles or other essentials on the go.
- External ice ax/hiking pole loops with shock cord attachments.
- External sleeve for access to hydration reservoir up to 3 L. (Sold separately).
- Includes rain-fly which tucks away in bottom pocket.
Size: Universal (Chest Size: 28″-48″)
Color options: Luminous Blue/Precipitous Blue or UltraRed
Hydration (included): 2 x UltraFlask 550
Reservoir Compatible (not included): Up to 3L
Capacity: 1526 c.i.; 25 L