Nathan Quickstart 2.0 3L Hydration Pack

Nathan Quickstart 2.0 3L Hydration Pack

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  • Unisex hydration pack and vest
  • 1 main back storage pocket, adjustable sternum straps
  • 1.5-liter included hydration bladder, bottle pocket on the front 
  • zippered phone pocket
  • Designed with moisture-wicking stretch woven fabric and chafe-free binding materials, 
  • Breathable shoulder straps
  • Reflective detail located for 360-degree visibility 
  • Designed for short to moderate road and trail running as well as hiking
  • Total carrying capacity of 3L
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Adjustable
  • Two color options
  • Lightweight
  • Bladder included
  • Reportedly very comfortable
What needs improvement ...
  • Straw may be long for some
  • One-size-fits-most design might be problematic for smaller and larger bodies

Product Summary

Designed for short to moderate distances, the Nathan QuickStart 2.0 3L Hydration Pack offers a total carrying capacity of 3 liters in a relatively small and lightweight product. As a one-size-fits-most hydration pack, the QuickStart 2.0 features adjustable sternum straps, moisture-wicking stretch woven fabric, chafe-free binding materials, and breathable mesh shoulder straps that should accommodate users of varying sizes.

This hydration pack comes with a 1.5-liter water bladder and an additional bottle holder in the front to securely bring your fluids on your next ride, run, or hike. With one main back storage pocket, the QuickStart 2.0 is also equipped with a zippered phone pocket in the front and reflective details strategically placed on the vest for 360-degree visibility. Overall, users found this vest to feel lightweight and comfortable even when filled. There was one report that the bladder’s straw was too long and hung in the front.



Marine blue/hot red, gravity gray/reflective silver

Liquid capacity


Carrying capacity



60% nylon, 40% polyester


Hand wash only, remove bladder and tubing to rinse, turn inside out and let air dry

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      The Nathan QuickStart 2.0 3L Hydration Pack is designed for short to moderate distances featuring a 1.5-liter liquid capacity and a total of a 3-liter carrying capacity.