Your training doesn’t stop just because the weather’s not cooperating, and the Ultimate Direction Ultra Jacket wouldn’t have it any other way.
On Performance and Design…
Here’s the deal, whether you’re training for your next marathon or racking up summits, you can’t let wind and rain keep you cooped up on the couch. Pushing through the elements isn’t an option, it’s a requirement. That means you need gear that’s as dependable as the day is long. Enter the Ultra Run Jacket from Ultimate Direction.
When you’re packing the Ultra Run Jacket your response to inclement weather will be a simple, “bring it on.” The lightweight, waterproof, and breathable shell shields you from the elements while still allowing sweat vapors to escape so you stay dry and comfy from the inside and out. From frigid morning training sessions preparing for the California International Marathon, to long winding days in the snow covered mountains, the Ultra Run Jacket has proven to be the lightest and most breathable run jacket in our arsenal.
Let’s be honest, there’s lots of run jackets designed to protect you from the elements. As such the ‘highly waterproof, highly breathable’ moniker is something we’ve all seen a time or two before. What puts the Ultra Jacket on an elevated level is that UD incorporated a level of waterproof/breathability that exceeds the breathability and waterproof standard required by the grueling Ultra Tour du Mont Blanc race.
That level of protection means that this jacket is a valuable asset whether you’re out for a morning run, out to conquer the PCT, or just blitzing through the parking lot for that morning mocha. Wherever you may be ergonomic shoulder construction enhances your range of motion and self-bound seams offer impressive durability. An innovative and patent-pending TunnelEffect hood channel for airflow and moisture management keeping you comfortable and pushing forward. It’s finished off with reflective piping and logos to help you stay visible on early morning and late evening runs.
Whether you’re training for a marathon, tackling summits, or you simply refuse to submit to the elements, get the Ultimate Direction Ultra Jacket and face the elements with confidence.
*Gumption Gear Review received the product samples featured in this review from Ultimate Direction at no cost, and receives no monetary compensation for this or any related review. The items featured were provided solely in return for our honest views and opinions.