Adventure is out there. And by “there” we don’t mean at your place working up a sweat trying to jam the last item into your bag or at the airport awkwardly wrestling your luggage. Here are some travel tips from our outdoor experts guaranteed to take the adventure out of getting there.
1. Pack Your Gear in Your Ski (Board) Bag
Because nobody in the history of flying has managed to carry on skis. Take advantage of your checked ski/board bag by stuffing it like a sausage with gear. Turns out you can pack a helmet, coat, pants, gloves, goggles, base layers, poles and boots into most ski bags. Want to take it one step further? Socks nest well in boots.
2. Double Duty Carry-On Hack
Upgrade your carry-on game by using a soft shell cooler as your personal item. This gives you the carrying capacity you need at the airport and the functionality of a cooler when you get to your adventure destination. No need to tote a tote around.