10 Great Snowboard Bags for 2014-15

All of the protection and security your board needs in transit.

Photo © Matt Gibson

Traveling with a snowboard isn’t as easy (or cheap) as it used to be. And the last thing you want to see when you land at the airport is dinged up gear. These snowboard bags are the best in the industry for packing your  snowboard, keeping your gear organized, and getting it all to your destination in one piece.

1. Dakine Tour Snowboard Bag

Price: $85

Dakine’s Signature Tour Bag offers fully-padded protection, so your board is safe whether you’re throwing it in the car or on the plane. Exterior access boot pockets, a removable padded shoulder strap, lockable zipper cars, and a full-length zipper make for a simple and durable construction that will help keep you organized on the go.

2. Burton Space Sack

Price: $49.95

The Burton Space Sack isn’t designed for riders who need extra durability for air travel, but its the perfect solution to those dings you’ve been getting on the ride to and from the mountain. The Space Sack is rugged, durable, light, and ready to protect your boards from all of the others tossed on top of it in the car or on the bus. A removable shoulder strap, low price tag, and a slew of cool design options are additional bonuses.

3. Dakine Low Roller Snowboard Bag

Price: $125

Heavy travelers will quickly realize that the Dakine Low Roller Snowboard Bag is their best travel accessory. This heavy duty, fully padded snowboard bag features a full length two-way zipper, dual end carry handles, lockable zipper cars, exterior access boot pockets, and high-quality urethane wheels to make your travel lifestyle easier. You can travel with your favorite board worry-free with the Dakine Low Roller.

4. Athalon Padded U Hauler Snowboard Bag

Price: $69.96

The Athalon Padded U Hauler Snowboard Bag is one that will last season after season. The “can’t be torn” ballistic nylon construction, full padding, and top rubber handle are meant to endure all of the beatings you (and airline personnel) are bound to give it. The fully-organized front zipper pocket, full pattern lining, detachable shoulder strap, ergonomic handle, and signature zipper pulls are additional features you’ll appreciate every time you put this bag to use.

5. Grayne Premium Padded Snowboard Bag

Price: $34.95

Snowboard bags are one of those unnecessary snowboard items that many rider’s skip buying. This Grayne Premium Padded Snowboard Bag is so affordable, you don’t have to sacrifice the life of your board just because you’re low on funds. The ballistic nylon exterior, accessory pocket, double stitching, inner and outer straps, premium padding, and three-year warranty prove that this bag can compete with those selling for double the price.

6. Burton Wheelie Gig Bag

Price: $149.95

The Burton Wheelie Gig Bag is ready to take multiple boards to multiple destinations without you having to worry about a thing. This bag is known as Jake Burton’s favorite with a 600D polyester construction, IXION™ skate wheels, and plenty of padded space for multiple boards. The contoured zipper pulls even fit TSA-approved locks, so you can guarantee your gear arrives safely at your destination every time.

7. High Sierra Snowboard Sleeve

Price: $34.29

The High Sierra Snowboard Sleeve is an affordable option for your everyday rides to the mountain. The double water-resistant fabric and self-repairing nylon coil zippers will keep your gear safe and dry on the train or in the bed of a truck. The separate boot bag that comes with the sleeve is handy for keeping your boots in top shape after every session. You’ll probably notice that this ultra-affordable bag is ideal for storing your board and boots in the off season too.

8. Demon Phantom Travel Snowboard Bag

Price: $84.99

The Demon Phantom Travel Snowboard Bag is as ready for that cross-country flight to the mountain as you are. Ultra-thick padding, curb guards, an ID pouch, tarpaulin lining, durable 600 D construction, a full length two-way zipper, and enough room for two sets of boards, bindings, and boots make this bag an incredible value for the affordable price.

9. Burton Board Sack

Price: $74.95

The Burton Board Sack offers peace of mind with the Burton brand name for a budget price. A slim profile makes this bag easy to tote, and an organizer pocket helps you get all of your small gear to your destination without getting lost in the shuffle. The multiple board capacity, removable shoulder strap, 600D polyster construction, and light padding make this bag suitable for travel by air or land.

10. Flow Bullet Proof

Price: $69.99

The Bullet Proof snowboard bag by Flow is designed for all of your snowboard travels, big and small. Hideable backpack straps, 600D polyester, an exterior accessory pocket, and enough room to cram your board, boots, and jacket inside make the Bullet Proof a must-have for busy riders on a budget.