Ski Bags made from Recycled Billboard Vinyl

U.S. highway billboard vinyl is a thin, durable, and recyclable material. A new brand, Epicstoke, has built ski bags made of the material, which might otherwise end up in a landfill.

The bags are made in the USA in Minnesota. Each has “character” via the inked graphics and text that remain from the material’s old days as an advertising sign.

A limited run of just 20 of the ski bags are available now on the brand’s Indiegogo site (scroll down on page).

Zip-open EpicStoke ski bags are made of up-cycled billboard material

The 191cm double-size ski bag fits one or two pair. It has straps and a waterproof YKK zipper. The company touts it will “stunningly stand out” in any airport baggage area.

Epicstoke will release its ski bags, wallets, a backpack, and more later this year. You can see the company’s Kickstarter effort (they were fully funded!) or the company website for the full scoop.

—Stephen Regenold

Stephen Regenold

Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.