Patent Number: 7,611,035

Title: Hitch ski carrier

Abstract: A rack assembly for carrying skis or snowboards is configured for mounting on a hitch rack behind the vehicle. The ski or snowboard rack assembly includes a pair of U-shaped bar members connected by clamp devices that appear in a preferred design, the clamp devices are connected to the bar members via brackets that permit rotation of the bar members within the brackets, thus providing collapsibility for storage.

Inventors: Settelmayer; Joseph J. (Fieldbrook, CA), Smith; Timothy C. (McKinleyville, CA), Segura, legal representative; Addie (McKinleyville, CA)

Assignee: Yakima Products, Inc.

International Classification: B60R 9/00 (20060101); A47F 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017