The Bentley of Dakine bags.
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this bag isn't bad, but could be better. too baggy. too bulky. maybe its just me, but i don't want to put everything i could potentially fit into it, then have my snowboard be the spine for all of the weight. i returned it & got one with a hard spine.
BIG ASS BAG!
I got the 180cm bag b/c I ride a 166cm wide snowbaord and this bag is very nice, but good lord is it big. If you are smaller like under 6'0 then this bag would be quite a lot to handle in the airports....but interior is extremely well padded with lots of pockets and locking zippers which is nice so you know no one is messing with your gear.
make nice with airline check in agents cause you'll need it. this bag can and will consume all of your gear and an occasional pair of skis if you need it to. i have the 180cm bag so i can haul my 178cm skis and 165 board around if necessary, with adequate room.
the zippers are rock solid and uniform throughout the bag, no cheap lower spec'd stuff on the pockets. the boot pockets can almost take both of my size 11 snowboard boots in one pocket. super durable rubber on the ends take can take a beating and still look new. thickest padding ive seen on any ski/board bag. could have used an over the shoulder strap to help out in tight spots (elevators, revolving doors etc) but you will survive.
easily the largest bag youll see in the airport. would work well for a couple only looking to check on equipment bag.
Just got back from Snowbird and this was my only checked bag. I LUV'D it!!!! It has plenty of space for my board, boots, gear and a week's worth of clothes (provided you wash mid-week like a real pro). Buy extra TSA locks so that you can secure all (5) zippers. Also watch the weight of the bag, when loaded to capacity it will be over 50 lbs. You might have to skip a few items and or stash stuff in a carry-on. Lots of padding, definitely more that the Burton line, plus it has cinch straps to keep the board from shifting.