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Best Ski Bags 2024 - Thule RoundTrip Boot Backpack

Best Ski Bags 2024 | Rollers, Boardbags, Backpacks and More

by , March 2, 2024

The powder is fresh, the slopes are calling your name and you need a way to haul all your gear to your epic snow adventure. With winter still upon us and plenty of opportunities to enjoy ski and snowboard trips, we’ve rounded up some top picks for the best ski bags to help get your snow gear where it needs to go. Check them out!

Rollers and Board Bags

Burton Commuter Space Sack Snowboard Bag (US$114.95)

Burton Commuter Space Sack Snowboard Bag

Burton’s Commuter Space Sack Snowboard Bag offers an effective way to protect your board against scrapes and scuffs while you’re traveling to and from the slopes. It’s made with tough, DWR-coated bluesign® approved 600D recycled polyester fabric and offers multiple carry options including a shoulder strap, backpack straps, and a grab handle.

Endeavor Utility Board Bag (US$189.99)

Endeavor Utility Board Bag

Endeavor’s Utility Board Bag is packed with useful features including roller wheels and stowable cargo straps to secure the board bag to another bag. Top and side carry handles, a wide-opening compartment for easy packing, and plenty of space to accommodate multiple boards and additional gear enhance the bag’s functionality. Fully padded to protect your gear, the bag can also be packed down small for space-saving storage.

Burton Wheelie Flight Attendant Snowboard Bag (US$309.95)

Burton Wheelie Flight Attendant Snowboard Bag

A convenient option for hauling multiple boards, the Burton Wheelie Flight Attendant Snowboard Bag offers padded board storage, a selection of exterior and interior pockets, and side and end grab handles. The wheeled roller is made with bluesign® approved 900D recycled polyester and also provides exterior compression straps, along with interior webbing straps to secure boards in place on the move.

Db Snow Roller Pro 127L (US$339)

Db Snow Roller Pro 127L

Clever features and adjustability make the Db Snow Roller Pro 127L a great choice for accommodating changing loads while enjoying peace of mind that your gear is protected on the go. The bag’s integrated rib cage construction features strong but lightweight ABS ribs for protecting the contents, while the adjustable length accommodates a variety of ski and snowboard sizes and keeps the bag rigid for added protection. When not in use, you can also roll the bag up for easy storage, while the Hook-Up System lets you secure a backpack to the roller for all-in-one carry.

Thule RoundTrip Snowboard Bag (US$149.95)

Best Ski Bags 2024 | Rollers, Boardbags, Backpacks and More

Thule’s RoundTrip Snowboard Bag keeps your gear organized through two padded, cinch-top board sleeves, an interior pocket, and interior compression straps. Large enough for a 165 cm snowboard as well as boots, the bag also features lockable YKK zippers, grab handles, and a removable shoulder strap.


Mountain Hardwear Powabunga™ 32 Pack (US$119.98)

Mountain Hardwear Powabunga 32 Pack

Mountain Hardwear’s Powabunga 32 Pack keeps the load comfortably secure throughout your snow adventures thanks to the pivoting padded hipbelt system that allows for side-to-side and up-down movement for optimal weight distribution while you’re on the move. Back panel access and multiple exterior pockets also keep your gear close at hand including a front pocket for avalanche tools. Additionally, a helmet hammock accommodates front and bottom helmet carry to suit A-frame or diagonal ski carry as required.

Patagonia SnowDrifter Pack 30L (US$179)

Patagonia SnowDrifter Pack 30L

Patagonia’s SnowDrifter Pack 30L is a savvy choice for gear storage on the slopes, offering top and back panel access to the main compartment, a dedicated front compartment for snow safety tools, and exterior helmet carry. You also benefit from a top quick-access pocket, waist belt pockets, and multiple options for board and ski carry. The pack is made with a 420-denier 100% recycled nylon plain weave fabric with a DWR finish for protection from the elements.

Burton [ak] Surgence Tour 18L Pack (US$189.95)

Burton [ak] Surgence Tour 18L Pack

Burton’s 18L [ak] Surgence Tour Pack is a solid choice for carrying smaller loads on the slopes. However, with external carry options including board straps, tool loops, and attachment points, you can still carry bulky gear too such as a helmet, hiking poles, and ice axe. Made with a durable but lightweight Cordura ripstop nylon, the pack also features vest-style shoulder straps to keep quick-access essentials close at hand. 

Db Snow Pro Backpack 32L (US$229)

Db Snow Pro Backpack 32L

A revised take on their Fjäll backpack, the Db Snow Pro Backpack 32L offers a lighter, more ergonomic, and more streamlined design to tackle the slopes in confidence. The pack features a new snow-saw sheath, a front avalanche compartment for snow safety tools, a roll-top main compartment for adjustable volume, as well as back panel access. Glove-friendly buckles, a removable hipbelt, and both ski and board carry options round out the handy features of this lean and agile pack.

Db Snow Pro Vest 8L (US$249)

Db Snow Pro Vest 8L

If you want the convenience of quick access to gear and safety equipment without the hassle of removing a pack whenever you need to use the ski lifts, the Db Snow Pro Vest 8L offers a clever solution. The windproof but breathable vest serves as an extra layer on the slopes and also keeps avalanche safety gear, snacks, and other essentials close at hand. For added functionality and safety on the slopes, the vest is also compatible with the Safeback SBX System.


Burton Gig 70L Duffel Bag (US$114.95)

Burton Gig 70L Duffel Bag

Burton’s Gig 70L Duffel Bag stashes all the gear you need for a big day out on the slopes, offering dedicated tarp-lined storage for boots that can also be used to store wet gear or laundry items. The main compartment features Double Deck Construction and offers plenty of space to store a helmet, clothing, and more. It’s made with bluesign® approved 600D recycled polyester with a DWR finish and includes grab handles and a removable shoulder strap.

Thule RoundTrip Boot Backpack (US$118.97)

Thule RoundTrip Boot Backpack

Thule’s RoundTrip Boot Backpack offers an easy way to carry boots, with the back panel flap also doubling as a standing mat so your feet stay dry while changing footwear. The top crush-proof SafeZone compartment is useful for storing items such as goggles, sunglasses, and your phone. Additionally, top and front access makes it convenient to reach the rest of your gear in the main compartment. Inbuilt loops let you connect the backpack to any Thule RoundTrip Ski or Snowboard Rolling Bag and with exterior attachment points you can also carry skis, a board, trekking poles, and other bulkier equipment.

RUX Collapsible Gear Bag – 70L (US$298)

RUX Collapsible Gear Bag – 70L

A burly gear box that’s weatherproof, offers plenty of storage for boots and other supplies you need for the slopes, with multiple carry options – and all in a design that collapses for easy storage when not in use? RUX’s Collapsible Gear Bag delivers all of this in an innovative design that’s easy to pack with its rigid wide opening and self-standing construction. The tri-fold lid provides convenient access while protecting the rest of your gear from the elements and the ability to carry it as a tote, shoulder bag, or backpack provides versatile portability to get your gear where it needs to go.


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