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recommendations for lightweight daypack with ski slots?

Frustrated searching the website for this: looking for a lightweight daypack with ski slots or straps to carry light touring skis on my back, while walking across town to ski trails.  Thanks in advance for tips!

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Hi @mar2rafn - Thanks for reaching out! We carry are some great options for lightweight packs that can carry skis. The following packs will work nicely around town, as well as if you need a lightweight pack to take uphill:

It looks like the inventory is low on the Soelden series, so if that one seems like what you are looking for, we suggest acting quickly. Let us know if you'd like any more suggestions and we'd be happy to help! 

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@mar2rafn  depending on the weight of the skis and the distance you have to travel, you could just use voile ski straps to attach your skis to any backpack that has a couple of loops. If they are classic Nordic skis, voile straps and the rei flash backpack with its webbing running down the entire back of the pack would be a viable cheap solution. 


Thanks for the suggestions - looking at the webbing on my NorthFace Vault, might work with some straps.  Also found neat looking product.


just for grins

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I have personally been a fan of Powderhound 12 Hydration Pack from Camelbak, but this is a bare bones daypack.  I wouldn't take it if I needed much more than water, lunch, and skis.  You can still fit a spare pare of goggles, thin shell, and some extra gloves in there, but it gets tight!

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