Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration Vest Review (Also known as the S.A.S.)
Recently I’ve been looking for a lightweight hydration pack that I can use for 1-2 hours of hiking. I don’t need anything heavy-duty, but something to keep water and maybe a snack on the go without holding it.
The Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration seemed to meet those requirements, so I decided to try it.
Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration Vest Review
Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration (S.A.S.) Features:
- Minimalist vest designed for fast, ultrarunning, trail running or short hiking
- Soft Flasks vital kit sits tight and close
- The fabric is lightweight, breathable and chafe-free
- Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration uses SensiFit system molds to the contours of your body
- It also has front hydration pockets allow for easy access
- Additional storage with front pockets and side zip pockets.
- The Chest stretch pocket with silicone grip makes it easy to forget you’re wearing a pack
- Plus, reflective details and a whistle. I’m not hiking at night but good features if you’re doing a 24-hour ultra or night race.
- Sizing small, medium, large
Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration (S.A.S.) Thoughts:
The greatest importance for me was to wear a pack but forget I was wearing a backpack. I wanted a pack that was lightweight and minimal and it didn’t feel like “another thing” I was carrying. That’s precisely what the Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration is. It’s perfect for a short run or hike.
I’m looking forward to using it more.
I appreciate the flasks are easily washable and I don’t have a giant bladder to clean out routinely. This pack isn’t meant for an all-day event, but something shorter. I appreciate the soft flasks and front stretch pockets for an ultimate gear stowing solution. I’ve used on several hikes less than 3 hours and never had an issue with chafing or feeling like it was bulky.
The Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration Pack isn’t a “one size fits all pack,” and I wear a small (I wear a small top too). Think unisex sizing, and whichever unisex top you typically wear should be reasonably comparable. Of course, I would try it on, if possible.
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Questions for you:
Have you tried the Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration (S.A.S.)?
What is your favorite pack?