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Just because you're in-bounds doesn't mean you don't need to be prepared. The Dakine Chute Winter Pack is perfect for deep days at the resort and quick dawn patrols in the backcountry. It has a shovel pocket for easy access to avalanche gear, and its compact size won't weigh you down or feel bulky on your back. It also has an insulated hydration sleeve to prevent your water supply from freezing and a retractable ski carry cable to hold your planks when you need to do a little hiking to get to the goods.
Designed to carry skis or a snowboard, hydration, safety tools and a few essentials, the DAKINE Chute 16L snow pack features a lightweight, streamlined design for backcountry riding or in-bounds use. Straps let you securely carry your snowboard vertically or horizontally, and retractable cable straps hold alpine or backcountry skis. Carry your backcountry tools in the external snow-tool/shovel pocket. Insulated compartment for hydration reservoir (reservoir not included) and insulated shoulder pads prevent a frozen tube, ensuring convenient and reliable hydration. Tough nylon fabric stands up to wear and tear on the slopes. DAKINE Chute 16L snow pack features a padded hipbelt for carrying comfort, and adjustable sternum strap doubles as a rescue whistle. Closeout.
The Dakine Chute 16L Pack from Dakine will be down to hang with you during ANY chute drop you've got the guts for. Coming equipped to revamp the meaning of "snowboard pack", this sucker will be nearly indestructible. A retractable cable ski carry makes lugging the twin-tip fatties on your back a breeze. A vertical board carry straps makes this pack friendly to snowboarders as well. Snow tool/shovel pocket allows you to place your backcountry essentials in the pack. An insulated hydro sleeve allows you to prepare for the biggest of big days out there. The padded waist belt will keep you comfortable as can be when your in-transit to the powder stashes. It even comes with a rescue whistle... hey it's better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it right? Click here to view Dakine Snow Pack Tech Features (PDF) Click here to view Dakine Hydration Instructions (PDF)
- Rocky Mountain Trail
CLOSEOUTS . Enjoy epic powder days to the fullest; Dakine's Chute snowsport backpack ensures that not a moment is wasted. Carry a snowboard or skis easily with retractable cables, and stow your gear in the large compartments or tool pockets. Available Colors: BLACK, BLUE, CHARCOAL, RED.
- Sierra Trading Post
When you are coming down the chute, the last thing you need is for your backpack to get in the way. Wearing the Dakine Chute Backpack, you won't have to worry. Designed with the backcountry skier in mind, Dakine thought of everything when they designed the Chute; pockets for all your snow tools and shovel, retractable ski carry, load compression straps, insulated hydration sleeve and a back access entry point so the back panel will stay snow-free when you stop for lunch.
- Altrec Outdoors