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USWEPace 12 Vest


Item # USW1WUL

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Pace 12 Vest

The Pace 12 Vest is an ultralight trail runner's pack designed to carry all of the essentials along the way, from a hydration reservoir to energy gels and everything in between. Mesh panels increase breathability while offering support, and the included trekking pole carry comfortably stashes your poles when not in use.
  • A trail running pack to keep you light on your feet
  • Synthetic material is durable and lightweight
  • Mesh straps and panels allow airflow to keep you cool
  • NDM Race Harness stays in place to prevent bouncing
  • Zippered main compartment houses a hydration reservoir or jacket
  • Drawcord loops keep trekking poles in place for technical trails
  • Multiple gear pockets keep your phone and keys secure
  • Reflective accents improve visibility in low-light conditions

Tech Specs
Volume12L (732cu in)
Support/SuspensionNDM Race Harness
Shoulder Strapsergonomic mesh
Hydration Compatibleyes
Accessback panel
Pockets[external] 1 zippered main, 2 trekking pole pouch, 2 water bottle pouch, 1 zippered phone, 4 energy pouch,
Gear Loops2 drawcord
Trekking Pole Carryyes
Dimensions16.5 x 7.9 x 5.1in
Recommended Usetrail running
Manufacturer Warranty2 years

Claimed Weight

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What do you think about this product?


>Rating: 3


I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Runs small
Size Bought
6` 2"
185 lbs

vest fits very small. Im 6'2 and 185 and can barely get the vest on with all straps at their maximum or disconnected.

>Rating: 3

Ergonomic but fits small

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Runs small
Size Bought
5` 7"
170 lbs

I'm 5'7" 170 lbs and normally size M of various brands fit my 38 in chest well, but the USWE Pace 12 in M is one size off. I extended all the straps but still ended with a tight fit with the chest strap and buckle pressing against sternum uncomfortably, Both things are not up-down adjustable so I couldn't move it to reduce the pressure. So that was the deal breaker. Big thanks to for making returns easy. Did not try the size up because I don't think the chest strap and buckle position is for me. Things I do like: The cut is immediately comfortable, side adjustment is a plus, though not much length in those straps. It also has multiple pole strap options I ended up with a Montane Via Fang 5L. Similar ergonomics, zero strap issues.

I am 5'11" and weigh 230#. I have a USWE Vertical Plus 10L Hydration Pack, and it fits me fine. It also fits (when adjusted) my wife, who weighs 100# less than I do.