Fresh powder is calling and the only thing between you and your favorite winter destination is an easy, affordable way to haul your skis and snowboards. Thule rooftop racks not only keep your valuable cabin space free and clear – they deliver the superior quality and innovative design that only an industry leader like Thule can provide. Consult the following comparison guide to see the benefits of popular Thule rooftop ski & snowboard racks and decide which rack best suits your cargo carrying needs.
Thule Universal FlatTop Ski & Snowboard Rack
The snow has started to fall and you need a simple, secure way to get your ski and snowboard gear up to the slopes. Reach the lifts with ease when you equip your rooftop with a Thule Universal FlatTop Ski Rack. Compatible with either your factory crossbars or an aftermarket set of Thule square or round bars, the FlatTop’s universal mounting hardware grips quickly and easily to most vehicles. Ideal for mixed households with both skiers and boarders, the Thule Universal Flat Top is designed to accommodate everyone's equipment. Stow up to 6 pairs of skis or 4 snowboards safely with built-in One-Key locks that secure your gear to the FlatTop and the rack to your ride’s roof.
Thule SnowCat Ski & Snowboard Rack
With fresh powder falling on your favorite resort, you've got to hit the slopes as quickly as you can. Easily secure your equipment up top, and keep your backseat clean and clear, in the cushioned arms of Thule SnowCat Ski Racks. Designed to mount to your existing factory side rails, the Thule SnowCat allows you to stow your gear without investing in a set of aftermarket crossbars. Fully-adjustable to fit a wide range of vehicle roofs, the SnowCat’s powerful feet grab hold of your side rails with a vice-like grip. Safely hauling all kinds of gear – up to 6 pairs of skis or 4 boards – this versatile roof rack is secured with One-Key locks that keep would-be thieves from walking off with your equipment.
Thule Universal PullTop Ski & Snowboard Rack
Whether you’re taking on a black-diamond or helping the kids down the bunny hill, your family ski trips are less enjoyable if you have to hassle with oversized equipment. Forget about awkward loading and unloading when you hit the road with a Thule Universal Pull Top Snowboard Rack. This user-friendly carrier extends beyond the side of your roof with a telescoping design that brings your gear within arm’s reach. Beyond its ingenious design, the PullTop Rack boasts a generous carrying capacity with padded arms that open wide to firmly grasp up to 6 pairs of skis or 4 snowboards. PullTops install tool-free to most factory crossbars as well as Thule square or round bars. And, the rack features One-Key locks to keep criminals from swiping your gear by locking it into your rack and securing the rack to your ride.
Thule Snowboard Rack
Simple and straightforward, the Thule Snowboard Rack gets you and your boards to the slopes without cramping your ride's carrying capacity. With a unique angled design, Thule’s Snowboard Rack takes up only a modest amount of space and leaves more than half your roof available for packing even more gear. Whether you ride a standard freestyle board or more narrow carving board, it will secure safely to the rack thanks to adjustable tie down straps that fit a wide range of snowboard widths. Thule Snowboard Racks mount to both factory crossbars as well as Thule round or square bars without any adaptors and feature heavy-duty locking cores to keep your boards and your rack safe from sticky fingered fiends.
Thule Tram Hitch Ski Carrier
Your outdoor adventures don’t have to end when summer comes to a close. Make sure your ride is ready to haul skis instead of cycles when your convert your hitch bike rack into a ski and snowboard carrier with a Thule Tram Hitch Ski Carrier. Designed to quickly and easily attach to numerous Thule hitch-mounted and spare tire-mounted bike racks, Thule Tram Hitch Ski Carriers take you from the bike trail to the ski slope in a matter of minutes. Plush rubber arms and One-Key locks keep your gear secure along the way, and once you’ve reached your snowy destination your equipment is easy to unload – even with gloves on – thanks to oversized, quick-release buttons. Connect your Tram Ski Carrier to a 2" bike rack to accommodate up to 6 pairs of skis or 4 snowboards, or attach it to a 1.25” bike rack or spare tire rack and take along up to 4 pairs of skis or 2 snowboards.
So, What’s the Right One?
Picking out the best Thule rack for your next ski trip means the difference between cramped, unhappy passengers and a nice, smooth start to your relaxing retreat. Whether you need to save room for other rooftop cargo or want the ease of loading and unloading your equipment within arm’s reach, Thule has the ski and snowboard rack for you. From SnowCat to FlatTop, you can’t go wrong with the industry-leading quality and design of a Thule roof rack.
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