The UltraSwing was never intended to be an alternative to a bumper with a swing-out. However, we did feel it would be helpful to breakdown the key benefits of both side-by-side. The following is what we feel are the most important differentiating priorities to weigh when deciding which option is best for you.
You didn't expect that afternoon thunderstorm, or that layer of dust after crossing a silt bed, but that's how it goes. At least you know that your gear is still clean and dry in your waterproof duffle. It's good to prepared for the unexpected.