Best Double Ski Boot Bags for Travel & Protection

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A good pair of comfortable ski boots that are the right size, shape and flex with the important features you desire is key to performance and fun on the slopes, and are by far, the hardest thing to replace.  This is why when many people travel they may rent other equipment but they always bring their own ski boots especially if they are custom-molded.

But ski boots are awkward and clunky to travel with and juggling all the bags you need for a ski trip can be overwhelming.  Anytime you can consolidate gear, it’s a clear victory. So, in the spirit of consolidation, here are 8 high-quality ski boot bags that can hold up to two pair of boots so you don’t have to grapple with so many individual bags.

Whether you are looking for a boot bag for air travel, road trips, to carry your gear from the parking lot to the ski lodge or to store items in the off-season, you will find these bags indispensable.

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Important Boot Bag Features


Bag Size – Most single ski boot bags are approximately 50 liters in size, if you want to fit in another pair of boots you must go for a larger volume bag. Larger size bags generally allow you to store one pair of boots in the dedicated side boot pockets and an additional pair of boots in a larger-sized main compartment.  Most double ski boot bags, will by their nature be too big to use as a carry-on, but confirm with your airline.


Accessory Pockets – If you are searching for a ski bag to hold two pair of boots, most of the storage space will be used by the boots so additional accessory pockets allows you to store additional gear like gloves, goggles and a ski pass. Additional bungee straps or clips allows you to hold a helmet or other items in place.


Combine with a Ski Bag – Many airlines’ ski & snowboard baggage policies consider a ski or snowboard bag AND a boot bag as one checked bag. Some manufacturers offer ski bags and boot bags that easily attach so they become one bag for easy and safe transport on airplanes with little chance of losing one bag or the other while traveling.


Protection- Ski boot bags regularly take a beating. They hold heavy, bulky ski boots and must protect them in the process. The material must be strong and durable but it also must be lightweight. Look for a bag made of at least 600 Denier polyester or other durable materisl.  Padding protects your equipment from spills, dirt, scratches, gouges, drops, breakage and jolts when traveling by air, car or rail.


Drainage – Drainage grommets and vents allow for snow melt and water to drain from the bag and allow for airflow so items inside don’t get stinky or mildew. Keep in mind that the central compartment where most secondary ski boots will be stored does not generally have drain holes.


Straps & Handles – Ski bags are heavy, bulky and awkward to transport so having a variety of padded straps makes carrying bags so much easier. Bags with adjustable should straps, top carry handles and backpack straps are very versatile.


Changing Mat – This is important if you find yourself outside a lot changing from ski boots to regular shoes and want a dry, clean place to set your foot instead of in the snow or mud.


See Also: Best Travel Ski Bags


Best Double Ski Bags


Thule RoundTrip Snowsport Duffel

Thule has been creating solutions to simplify life’s adventures for more than 75 years. They are focused on developing smart, stylish products that are environmentally sound, high quality, safe, and easy to use. This snow sport duffel bag embraces those values beautifully.

  • Made of durable 600D polyester
  • Main compartment door doubles as a standing mat to change in and out of boots in any location
  • Spacious main compartment for helmet, gloves, and other essentials including another pair of boots if needed.
  • Two dedicated, oversize, side compartments for boots help balance the bag
  • Padded, soft lined compartment for goggles, sunglasses, a phone or fragile gear
  • External lash webbing for additional gear
  • Size: 90 liters is BIG!
  • Removable, padded shoulder straps and multiple grab handles
  • Quickly connects to any Thule RoundTrip ski or snowboard bag to create a seamless all-in-one solution for travel.
  • Water escapes through drain holes in boot compartments
  • Available in Blue / Grey / Black colors
  • Plenty of interior space for gear and a soft-lined, protective pocket for googles, phones, or other small electronics
  • Bag dimensions: 30″ Long x 15″ Wide x 16″ Height.
  • This bag can hold two pairs of ski boots provided one pair goes in the center area without drainage holes.

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Athalon Everything Boot Bag

The Athalon “Everything” Boot Bag is loaded with features to suit your winter outdoor lifestyle and is a “must” for your next outdoor adventure.

  • Constructed of high density polyester with waterproof backing
  • Featuring separate, contoured, zippered, ventilated side pockets for boots, a center section for a jacket, helmet, or clothing,
  • An MP3 pocket on the front with headphone port
  • Clips in each pocket for gloves, keys, and small accessories.
  • Includes padded hidden backpack straps, four padded lumbar back pads for comfort,
  • Top and front carry handles.
  • Bottom vented drainage grommets ensures quick drying
  • Waterproof PVC bottom allows snow melt to drain away.
  • Bungee cord on the front to hold a jacket or clothing layers
  • Reflective piping for increased visibility.
  • Bag dimensions:17″ x 15″ x 14″
  • Capacity 58.5 liters
  • Fits boots up to size 13 men’s
  • Expanding center compartment for helmet, jacket, accessories or an additional pair of boots.
  • More than 30 color combinations and patterns to choose from

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Stage Alta Flake Double Ski Boot Bag

The good-looking Stage Alta Flake bag fits 2 large pair of ski boots to serve as a double ski boot bag. This large bag is perfect for your next ski or snowboard excursion.

  • Made of durable, water resistant 600 Denier Polyester material
  • Can comfortably fit up to 2 pairs of large ski boots
  • External front and side pockets for extra storage
  • Easily transport with top handle or shoulder strap
  • Wide top opening for easy loading
  • This is NOT a padded bag.
  • Ventilation eyelets to lets wet gear breath and dry out.
  • Large enough to hold all your ski gear including boots, helmet, gloves, socks, goggles, pants and coat.
  • Bag dimensions: 28.3″ x 11.8″ x 15.8″

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BAGS USA Double Ski Boot Bag

BAGS USA has been providing high quality products and bags since 1985. Based in Huntington Beach, California, they offer a wide variety of bags and accessories for the outdoor enthusiast. This large bag is perfect for your needs.

  • Made of tough 600 Denier polyester
  • Features 3 separate compartments
  • Made with #8 YKK nylon double zipper
  • Taped and reinforced
  • Shoulder straps included
  • Bag is designed so 1 set of ski boots can be placed in center and 1 boot can be stored on each end of the bag.
  • Made in USA.
  • Bag dimensions: 20″ width x 15″ height x 15″ depth
  • Available in Black / Blue /Red / Green colors

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Combination Boot Bag & Duffel

When you’re really looking for extra storage, look no further than this spacious combination duffle with dedicated boot pockets and big, roomy storage compartment.

  • Made of 600 Denier polyester
  • Combination large duffel and boot bag in one.
  • Heavy-duty #10 zippers
  • Large main compartment with U-shaped opening makes it easily carry lots of gear
  • Two individual front boot pockets 14”w x 7’-12” h x 4”d, (hold up to size 12 boot)
  • Full length backside sleeve pocket
  • Two top carry handles and detachable/adjustable padded shoulder strap.
  • Bag dimensions: 28″ x 17″ x 12” is extra roomy
  • Easily put one pair of boots in the separate pockets and one pair in the center compartment
  • Great for after season storage too!

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Sportube Freerider Boot Bag

Sportube’s headquarters’ is located right here in our very own Vail valley, in Avon, Colorado! This larger capacity boot bag is blessed with an extra large central storage compartment that is ideal for carrying two pair of boots or for an extended ski vacation.

  • Made from strong, lightweight 600D (prints) with PVC coating or 840D (solids) with 1680D polyester ballistic material for maximum strength and durability.
  • 70 liter large-capacity boot bag can handle a man’s pair of boots in the pockets and a smaller pair in the center compartment.
  • Can be quickly attached to any Sportube hard snowboard travel case when traveling
  • Contoured, padded shoulder straps can hideaway for airline check-in
  • Padded boot compartments, back panel and easy grab handles
  • Accessory pockets for smaller essentials
  • High quality YKK zippers
  • Fits up to a size 34 boot
  • Available in Black & Green / Black & Orange

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Athletico Ski Boot Bag

Athletico is an independently owned, US- based company that is dedicated to supporting active lifestyles around the world with affordable and reliable gear that is ready for the snow.

  • Made from premium water-resistant, high-density polyester (waterproof backing)
  • Two large, individual, side-entry zippered storage to store ski/snowboard boots separately
  • Large main compartment for gear or another pair of boots
  • Padded lumbar back support and top/front padded handles.
  • Hidden backpack straps with sternum strap
  • Extra pockets for gloves and small items
  • Grommets for venting and snow drainage
  • Phone pocket
  • Reflective piping on the side and carrying handles increase visibility in low light
  • Internal clip for keys
  • Ideal for keeping your most important ski equipment dry and organized.
  • Made specifically for ski and snowboard gear
  • Available in Blue / Black / Red / Red Plaid
  • A very affordable bag

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Element Ski Boot Backpack

A great, functional ski bag that makes carrying your boots a breeze. The large center allows you to carry another smaller pair of boots alongside the ski boots you can store in the dedicated side pockets but it might get a little tight

  • Made of tough, waterproof 600D Oxford PVC coated Polyester
  • Fleece lined goggle pocket inside keeps goggles scratch free.
  • Fully padded back panel for comfortable carrying
  • Hidden backpack shoulder straps tuck away in the back panel when not being used.
  • Reinforced construction with double stitching
  • Accessory pocket for lift pass, keys, wallet, sunscreen and other essentials
  • Lined interior, padded reinforced bottom
  • Vent holes allows for snow drainage
  • Carry handles
  • Clear card holder for name tag or business card
  • Fits up to men’s 14 size boots
  • Bag dimensions: 17″ tall, 15″ wide, 15″ deep
  • Available in 9 colors

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See Also: Best Snowboard Travel Bags


Comments

We hope you found this article about double ski boot bags helpful. What type of boot bag do you prefer? Double or single? Padded? Heated? With wheels? What do you feel is the most important feature for a successful ski boot bag? We would love to hear your thoughts, comments and stories about your experience using ski boot bags, thanks for sharing.

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