The brand Dakine saw daylight in 1979, founded by Rob Kaplan and originally focused towards surfing accessories, it quickly diversified to reach new sports including snowboarding or skateboarding. Nowadays, Dakine is offering a full range of bags, backpacks, travel bags, ski gloves, snowboard bags and much more. Dakine backpacks feature smart carry systems and innovative technologies to help skiers and snowboarders face the mountain with more confidence. Read more about Dakine...
It’s in the Pacific Ocean, on Hawaï, in 1979, that Dakine adventure began. Rob Kaplan, a passionate surfer builds himself a solid reputation among the locals. Known as a guy who knows how to use his hands, he designs one of the first surf leash that’s actually comfortable and adjustable. The surf crowd didn’t need more to get on its feet and clap with both hands. Every surfer come see him to get their board fitted. That’s when the brand’s name came up. Da Kine which meant “the kind, the best” in the local language. Dakine becomes synonym of efficiency, comfort and durability. In 1986, the brand moves to Mount Hood, Oregon, USA, and starts designing products related to other sports like snowboarding or skiing. Mount Hood is a resort open all year thanks to its glacier. This means the brand can work with riders continuously to design, innovate and test. That’s how Dakine products became so good.
Which is the best Dakine backpack?
The brand offers of full range of backpacks offering comfort, durability, performance and convenience. Dakine backpacks are renowned in the industry, especially the legendary model named Heli Pro allowing riders to carry their safety equipment (shovel, probe, ice pick, hydration system and a few clothes) in one functional bag designed to maximise rider’s mobility. Of course, there is no such thing as ‘the’ best Dakine bag. All of them are great, it all depends on your needs!
Keep your hands warm with Dakine gloves
Dakine also knows how to craft superior ski gloves. Designed with warmth, insulation and durability in mind, Dakine gloves ensure the best performance you can expect from a glove when skiing. Who has never used gloves that were wet like a used mop at the end of the day? That’s exactly what Dakine wanted to avoid, and it’s a make!Dakine has a variety of handwear available, from gloves to mittens, from classic shapes to lobster or 3-finger gloves, there’s a match for everybody’s taste and needs. Check them out here: view Dakine gloves and Dakine ski bags
Travels made easy with Dakine luggage
Make sure your belongings are protected when you travel. Their suitcases and boardbags feature superior finish to provide travelers with comfort and optimal protection. You’ll appreciate the lock systems or the full length zippers. It helps when you want to enjoy the trip more than worry about the stuff you carry!