Industry Press Release



Give the Gift of Carry On and Avoid Another Airline Charge!

New York, NY (July 17, 2008) — Transpack offers more solutions to holiday travelers and gift givers in need.  Transpack offers both travel and style solutions to and from the airport, and up the mountain.  The “SIDEKICK Pro” features the Delta Strap Boot System,» the newest in the Pro-Series backpacks that packs it all in one.  Store your laptop, snow boots, tunes and you are ready for anything that comes your way this busy holiday season, without the extra fees!  The XT1, XTW Classics, and EDGE Jr. for 2008 come in a variety of colors and patterns ideal for making Transpack an ideal gift- a sharp present under the tree even without the wrapping.

First out this Fall/Winter 2008 season is the “SIDEKICK Pro” model. The SIDEKICK Pro backpack with the Delta Strap Boot System» includes a padded laptop sleeve, hydration sleeve with hose cover and large main (1400 sq in /23L) compartment for gloves, goggles, space for Ipod, change of clothes and an exterior helmet holder. The SIDEKICK Pro offers these quality features: water resistant coated 1680 ballistic nylon, side padded snow boot holders with air/water drainage grommets, zippered helmet pocket with expandable mesh gusset, water resistant tarpaulin bottom, closed cell foam padded mesh back with wallet pocket, contoured adjustable neoprene comfort shoulder straps, adjustable waist belt and sternum strap for stability, internal zippered pocket of personal items, mesh goggle pocket inside top lid with key clip, and double locking self repairing nylon coil zippers. Colors: black, navy, red, and titanium   MSRP $ 79.95

Now for curb appeal, the XT1, XTW, and EDGE Jr. backpacks all feature the revolutionary Isosceles Storage System» carrying method, but with flair! The 2008 series is loaded with patterns and colors for men (camo, brown, blue and black hound’s tooth, and the 7 other top colors), for women (pink and powder hound’s tooth, floral, and 3 bright colors) and in EDGE Jr. (pink leopard, hound’s tooth, floral, camo and 8 great colors). What makes the patented, Isosceles Storage System» unique are these features: two side pockets for snow boots that surround a large central compartment which accommodates your helmet and other precious gear; weight and bulk from the boots is distributed sideways, away from your back, creating a natural suspension that is ergonomic and comfortable. Grommets inside the side pockets provide ventilation and drainage from moisture and melting snow.

Get the best, according to the Snow Industry Association-SIA 2007 winter sports sales report, the TRANSPACK Boot Backpack is the #1 Boot Bag sold in the U.S.A., nothing else compares!  With 6.3 million participants, the ski accessories market near 600 million in specialty stores and 85 million online, and second only to apparel, the boot bag is the perfect gift.  Get yours at fine alpine specialty retailers and sport retailers throughout the US, or log on to for a dealer locator.  Release date in retail stores fall 2008     MSRP   $59.95- $79.95