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Nathan HPL #020 Race Vest

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Updated to be lighter and more breathable than ever, the Nathan HPL (Human Propulsion Laboratories) #020 Race hydration vest keeps you hydrated without slowing you down on long runs. Harness moves in harmony with your shoulder and upper-back movements, reducing wasted energy. Mesh shoulder straps and back panel channel air across your skin and wick moisture away to improve overall comfort. Insulated reservoir compartment zips open and provides quick, easy access to 2-liter reservoir (included). Bite Me(TM) valve is bent at a 90deg angle; can be easily shut off with a quick twist. Dual front pockets include one that's zippered to secure keys, ID or cash while the other stashes energy gels in a stretchy mesh pocket. The Nathan HPL #020 Race hydration vest features two zippered rear compartments that organize additional items.


Nathan updated the HPL #20 Hydration Vest since last year, shaving a few ounces off the weight by using lighter materials and a lighter-weight fabrication process throughout. The mesh harness on this ultra-style running vest breathes and dries quickly to control sweat and heat, and features two-way side adjustments that allow you to perfect the fit on the fly. Simple and secure, these side adjustments and the quick-clip chest strap mean that you can get this pack on and off in a flash when you hit an aid station. A hand-held or waist belt will keep you supplied with water, but when speed is of the essence and you're covering massive distances, there's nothing like a race vest with a little extra storage. But don't take our word for it; consider that the Nathan HPL #20 Hydration Vest is a favorite of Dana Miller, four-time winner of the Wasatch 100 endurance race--there aren't many people on Earth capable of such a feat. For those new to the Nathan line, this is its lightest bladder-compatible racing vest.

- Backcountry.com

The HPL #020 is a light weight runner hydration pack designed for your next hundred-miler. A 2 liter hydration bladder and dual front pockets keeps your fuel and hydration at your finger tips, while the 3-way propulsion harness and breathable mesh wall keep the pack comfortable and secure during your run. Details: 3-way Propulsion Harness 2 L Hydration Bladder with Slideseal top closure and bite valve Dual front pockets - one mesh holster, one zippered Two zippered rear compartments Vertically adjustable sternum strap with tube clip Lightweight, breathable Wall Mesh with soft perimeter binding Weight - 16 oz.

- Mountains Plus