Ultimate Direction Diablo

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Weight 1 lb 10 oz / 737 g
Capacity 420 cu in / 7.1 L
Height 9 in / 22.9 cm
Length 17.5 in / 44.5 cm
Depth 6.5 in / 16.5 cm



This pack has survived over 80 miles worth of mud…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $60 on sale


This pack has survived over 80 miles worth of mud and obstacle runs, including barb wire crawls, mud pits and swimming over small bodies of water and it has been amazing. The ability to have a small bottle to use for quick protein/supplement shakes is key for me finishing without cramping and properly fueled.


  • Roomy
  • The best is great for quick access gels and beans and the non-zippered space for the trash!
  • Fit
  • Organization is great!


  • The white will never wash out the mud
  • The water bottle it came with was not good for supplements (nipple was hard to suck thru)

Fit: I am 6ft 1 and broad shouldered and this pack feels and fits great.

Comfort: The vest fits and feels great and I can sprint with it or climb with it.

Capacity: Fits more then you will need!

I have used this pack for the Peak 50 trail ultra, A Spartan Race Ultra Beast, Spartan Race regular Beast and several other short obstacle races. This pack has taken a serious beating but was perfect for me and carrying the water and fuel I needed to complete these events.

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Features: 96oz / 2.8L reservoir included 20oz / .6L bottle included SportVest shoulder harness system 3D AirMesh back panel and shoulder straps for optimal ventilation Two front multi-use pockets attached to shoulder straps to maximize ventilation Drain hole Adjustable reflective bungee system Shingled exit port for tube routing HyperFlow bite valve Strap secure webbing control Adjustable sternum strap Insulated HHS holster Clip-on attachment slides onto waistband or belt Reflective piping & logo Storage: Separate top-loading reservoir pocket with reservoir hanger Mesh storage pocket on back Easy access side zipping front pocket Top pocket allows for fast access to race passport Weight: 1lb 10oz / 737g Storage Capacity: 420 in3 / 7.1L Materials: 3D AirMesh, Nylon 210D Wide Dobby & Nylon Mesh

- Mountains Plus

Feature-rich and engineered to move with you, the Diablo Hydration Backpack from Ultimate Direction is the perfect long-distance companion. Its SportVest shoulder harness system fits like a garment, balancing weight distribution, and resulting in a more comfortable fit. With a 96 oz reservoir and 20 oz. kicker bottle there is ample capacity for liquid refreshment.

- Altrec Outlet

CLOSEOUTS . When it's hotter than Hades and you need to hydrate more than usual, bring Ultimate Direction's Diablo hydration pack along for the ride. Not only does it include a large 96 fl.oz. reservoir, but a 20 fl.oz. water bottle, too! Available Colors: CHILI PEPPER.

- Sierra Trading Post

A hydration bladder, water bottle, gel flask, and vest-style suspension make the Ultimate Direction Diablo Hydration Pack a serious weapon for adventure racing.

- Backcountry.com

Ultimate Direction Diablo


The Ultimate Direction Diablo is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen October 7, 2013 at Altrec Outdoors.

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