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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.
Rossignol’s 3X Duplex Roller (at left, $125) has one gigantic top compartment and a separate zip boot compartment below and rolls smoothly on inline skate wheels. There are no small pockets or compartment dividers, so gear-organizers beware. The complementary carry-on 3X Utility Roller ($120), however, has all the pockets you need. This bag is designed to carry ski boots or a fully equipped mobile office. Workaholics will like the detachable neoprene laptop satchel, mesh compartments for computer cabling and file divider pockets. Downfall: Who wants to work on vacation? Call Rossignol, (801) 773-1321.