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Let’s get right in to the deets:
The Orange Mud Endurance Pack:
|Use||Mountain biking, Running, Hiking|
|Dimensions||10″ wide x 13″tall|
|Volume||6L (storage space)|
|Storage||3 compartments + shoulder storage + front storage, both sides|
|Material||Abrasion resistant, tough stretch fabric|
|Other||Male and Female friendly (straps adjust to fit curves)
Comes in three colors – Orange, Grey, and Green
So, I’ve been testing the Orange Mud endurance pack for about a month now and it continues to impress me. I’ve tested it while running (long runs up to 10 miles so far) and while hiking (up to 4-5 hour hikes). It’s incredibly easy to use – easy to strap on, cinch up, clean, fill, and use. The tube is long so that it can also be used while biking. If you’re like me and won’t be using it for biking, you can cut the tube to make it shorter/personalize the length. I have not done so yet as I feel as though I shan’t be trusted with scissors around a $100+ dollar item.
The Orange Mud Endurance Pack is lightweight and easy to run with, yet does have plenty of storage for hiking or long runs. The chest straps have two cinch-up front pockets (each side) and two velcro closure pockets (each side). The pockets are perfect for gels and EVEN (as I just discovered) phones. Any phone. I have an iPhone 6S Plus and it fits perfectly in the cinch-up front pocket. I love putting it there on runs and hikes because its secure, won’t fall out, yet I can easily grab it if I need to change the music or snap a photo.
There is also a good amount of storage in the back – the material is stretchy, so it’s not bulky but you can fit almost anything in there! I easily stored a full-size sunscreen spray bottle in the back zip compartment while on a hike (with room to spare). You could easily fit a wallet, cell phone, sun screen, sunglasses, and probably even a pair of flip flops or something larger in the back zipper. It holds 6L of storage space.
Brand new Orange Mud Endurance Pack!:
My new necessity:
Close-up of pocket (the one I put my iPhone 6S Plus in) – just cinch up and it’s secure:
Stays secure while running:
Front view of the “spout” where you drink out of:
I have front straps adjusted to fit curves (though minimal) and I tuck tube under:
As I continue to use the Orange Mud Endurance pack, I will think of any updates, tips, and/or tricks and add them here! For now, that’s all I have and I hope I’ve helped someone in their search for a hydration pack! I think that Orange Mud is a very genuine company and has very thoughtful designs. Bottom line, I would definitely recommend this product.