This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products and experiences we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. Winter is coming, and for millions of snow-loving enthusiasts, that means ski and snowboard season. With wonderful resorts to choose from worldwide, along with different vacation options ranging from resort hotels to heli-and cat-skiing to uphill alpine touring (AT) and backcountry skiing, the winter travel options are endless. It can sometimes be hard to choose where to go on a ski or snowboard trip, but it is always tricky to travel with the gear you need. The hardware is uniquely bulky, and even if you travel lighter and rent equipment, skiing and snowboard requires a lot of clothing that takes up a lot of space. That’s why having the right luggage is essential for smooth travels for winter sports, and in many cases, once you arrive you will still want to use a pack on the mountain, especially for out of bounds pursuits like heli-skiing or backcountry skiing (where it is a safety...