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Swix Road Trip Convertible Ski Bag

swixskibagSwix Road Trip Convertible Single Ski Bag—protect your planks from clumsy baggage handlers

As someone who is frequently hauling my skis between two places (the Cascades and the Rockies mostly), finding a good ski bag that will protect my skis and accommodate my other gear is of utmost importance. For skiers and die-hard powder lovers, packing up your skis and hitting the road chasing the next big storm and finding the sickest terrain is just part of the ski lifestyle.

Traveling with skis does pose a problem. They’re long, they’re awkward and they are not exactly conducive to fitting in a normal suitcase or bag you already have sitting around the house. Skis are also expensive pieces of equipment you’ll definitely want to keep safe whether you are tossing them in the trunk or back of a truck or taking them on the airplane and trusting them to the baggage handlers.

The Swix Road Trip Convertible ski bag will do just that. Thanks to an expandable 20-cm section at the end of the bag, this bag can also accommodate skis of all lengths (up to 180 cm). The bag is also padded, with extra padding around the binding area to make sure you bindings stay protected no matter what. There is also an inside padded sleeve that runs the length of the bag to keep you skis extra safe. There are also textured PVC wear panels.

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The quick & dirty:
Where you can get one:
Buy Swix Road Trip Convertible Ski Bag
Why it rocks:

  • Fits skis 160-180 cm
  • Extra padded section around binding area
  • 20 cm expandable section at the bottom
  • PVC textured wear panels
  • Inside padded sleeve
  • Durable polyester construction
  • Self-repairing zipper
  • Carry handle and adjustable shoulder strap provide years on comfortable use
  • Stretch panel helps bag fir around bindings without adding too much pressure
  • Internal padded divider that keeps skis separated from bindings
  • Carries a single pair of skis (the same bag in a double version is also available)

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 8 out of 10

If you are looking for a high quality bag that will not only last for numerous seasons, but will also keep your skis safe, this Swix bag is probably a good bet. With ample padding and an extra padded section that keeps you bindings safe, your skis are sure to arrive safe and sound at your destination no matter what those baggage handlers do with it out on the tarmac. The expandable section allows the bag to accommodate even the longest of skis. The PVC wear panels make sure the bag doesn’t get too banged up on numerous trips and will last for multiple seasons. The handles and shoulder straps make it easy to carry (even for a smaller gal like me with big skis). If you are looking for a good, but failr simple ski bag, this Swix model is a good bet.

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Buy Swix Road Trip Convertible Ski Bag