In the Bag: Da Kine


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Tired of lugging and dragging your ski gear? Check out these seven solutions. With everything from quality inline skate wheels and bearings to padded shoulder straps and multiple side handles, today’s high-performance bags are as easy to maneuver as your new shaped skis. Welcome to the world of 21st-century travel.

Da Kine
Da Kine’s stylish Split Roller ($140) opens in the middle for two levels of storage, which are filled with zippered mesh pockets. Openings on top provide easy access to two side pockets, and a small, outside compartment is perfect for your keys and wallet. Moving the Split Roller won’t be a problem¿high-quality urethane wheels are ready for heavy use. Downfall: Moisture can’t escape because there aren’t any vent holes. Comes in black/black, navy/blue and navy/putty. Call Da Kine, (541) 386-3166.