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Blister's Lightweight Summer Sun Hoody Roundup

Lightweight Hoody Roundup — 2019

Whether you spend your summers hiking, running, biking, fishing, or even skiing, a good lightweight hoody can make for an extremely versatile layer. Check out our roundup for several of our favorite options for men, women, and even the little ones.

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Sam Shaheen reviews the G3 ROAMr 108 for Blister

2019-2020 G3 ROAMr 108

The G3 ROAMr 108 is specifically designed for both inbounds skiing and backcountry touring, and with its two layers of titanal and a relatively low weight, we think it will work well for a lot of skiers interested in a “50/50” ski.

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Sam Shaheen reviews the G3 ROAMr 108 for Blister

Deep Dive: G3 ROAMr 108

We compare the ROAMr 108 to the G3 SENDr 112, Blizzard Zero G 105, Line Sick Day 104, Salomon QST 106, Renoun Citadel 106, K2 Wayback 106, Elan Ripstick 106, Liberty Origin 106, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Moment Commander 108, Faction Dictator 3.0, Scott Scrapper 115, and Blizzard Rustler 11.

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Noah Bodman reviews the Enve M730 Wheels for Blister

Enve M730 Wheels — Long-Term Review

We’ve now spent over nine months on Enve’s M730 carbon wheels, and you can check out our full review for our thoughts on their ride quality, notable features, long-term durability, and who should be considering them.

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Blister reviews the Salomon S/Force Bold.

2019-2020 Salomon S/Force Bold

Salomon is launching a whole new line of frontside skis for 19/20, and you can check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the S/Force Bold to see how its design compares to the competition.

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Maddie Hart reviews the Hoka One One Speedgoat 3 for BLISTER

Hoka One One Speedgoat 3

This year Hoka updated one of their most popular trail shoes, and we think the new Speedgoat 3 is a very appealing option for trail runners who appreciate a cushioned ride (and potentially even more appealing than the Speedgoat 2 it replaces).

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Clare Gallagher talks with Jonathan Ellsworth about winning the Western States 100 Endurance Race and more on Blister's Off The Couch Podcast.

Western States 100 Champion, Clare Gallagher (Ep.8)

Clare Gallagher just won the Western States 100, and she did so in spectacular fashion. But there is a whole lot more to this story. So we talk to Clare about the details of her epic win, why on earth she agreed to go on an expedition to Alaska with Tommy Caldwell right before her biggest race of the year, and more.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Argent Badger for Blister

19/20 Argent Badger

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of Argent’s stiff, heavy, big-mountain charger.

Blister’s Flash Reviews and Deep Dives are produced for Blister members.

To get our comprehensive deep dives and our initial, unfiltered reports on new gear without waiting for our full reviews, become a Blister Member and receive many other services, deals, and discounts.

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Jonathan Ellsworth talks to DPS Skis founder, Stephan Drake, about DPS's Dreamtime sale, their new touring ski construction, foam cores, DPS ski boots, and more on Blister's GEAR:30 Podcast

19/20 DPS Skis Lineup with Stephan Drake (Ep.56)

We talk to DPS Skis founder, Stephan Drake, about the new DPS 19/20 product lineup, and two new skis — that incorporate a brand-new DPS construction — they’re introducing for their “Dreamtime” event. Stephan also breaks news about their “Koala” skis, gives an update on the DPS ski boot they’re working on, and shares some new developments with DPS Phantom.

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Clare Gallagher talks with Jonathan Ellsworth about winning the Western States 100 Endurance Race and more on Blister's Off The Couch Podcast.

Western States 100 Champion, Clare Gallagher (Ep.93)

Clare Gallagher just won the Western States 100, and she did so in spectacular fashion. But there is a whole lot more to this story. So we talk to Clare about the details of her epic win, why on earth she agreed to go on an expedition to Alaska with Tommy Caldwell right before her biggest race of the year, and more.

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Blister Member, Mark, shares his creation with Moment Skis — the Extra Crunch PB&J — on BLISTER.

Moment Extra Crunchy PB&J

Lots of us are currently dreaming of skiing and / or our next skis. But one of our Blister members schemed up a new custom ski, then gave it a great name: the ‘Extra Crunchy’ PB&J. Check out the backstory & specs for this ECPB&J, and let us know about any dream builds you’ve thought up.

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Blister reviews the 2019 Specialized Enduro 27.5

2019 Specialized Enduro 27.5

The Specialized Enduro has been around long before the Enduro World Series even existed, but the current model is a far cry from the original. So how does the current Enduro’s design stack up to the competition? Check out our initial impressions.

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Blister's Lightweight Summer Sun Hoody Roundup

Lightweight Hoody Roundup — 2019

Whether you spend your summers hiking, running, biking, fishing, or even skiing, a good lightweight hoody can make for an extremely versatile layer. Check out our roundup for several of our favorite options for men, women, and even the little ones.

Sam Shaheen reviews the G3 ROAMr 108 for Blister

2019-2020 G3 ROAMr 108

The G3 ROAMr 108 is specifically designed for both inbounds skiing and backcountry touring, and with its two layers of titanal and a relatively low weight, we think it will work well for a lot of skiers interested in a “50/50” ski.

Sam Shaheen reviews the G3 ROAMr 108 for Blister

Deep Dive: G3 ROAMr 108

We compare the ROAMr 108 to the G3 SENDr 112, Blizzard Zero G 105, Line Sick Day 104, Salomon QST 106, Renoun Citadel 106, K2 Wayback 106, Elan Ripstick 106, Liberty Origin 106, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Moment Commander 108, Faction Dictator 3.0, Scott Scrapper 115, and Blizzard Rustler 11.

Noah Bodman reviews the Enve M730 Wheels for Blister

Enve M730 Wheels — Long-Term Review

We’ve now spent over nine months on Enve’s M730 carbon wheels, and you can check out our full review for our thoughts on their ride quality, notable features, long-term durability, and who should be considering them.

Blister's roundup of the best ski videos from the 2018-2019 season

18/19 Ski Video Roundup

The 18/19 season produced some amazing videos, so we’ve compiled a bunch of our favorites to get you excited about next season.

Blister reviews the Salomon S/Force Bold.

2019-2020 Salomon S/Force Bold

Salomon is launching a whole new line of frontside skis for 19/20, and you can check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the S/Force Bold to see how its design compares to the competition.

IMBA director, Dave Wiens, talks with Jonathan Ellsworth on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast

Six-Time Leadville 100 Champ & IMBA Executive Director, Dave Wiens (Ep.4)

We talk to Dave Wiens about skiing with Doug Coombs; participating in the early days of mountain biking; winning the Leadville 100 six times in a row — while beating Floyd Landis and Lance Armstrong along the way; and we get a fresh update from Dave on the current agenda and plans of the International Mountain Bike Association.

Maddie Hart reviews the Hoka One One Speedgoat 3 for BLISTER

Hoka One One Speedgoat 3

This year Hoka updated one of their most popular trail shoes, and we think the new Speedgoat 3 is a very appealing option for trail runners who appreciate a cushioned ride (and potentially even more appealing than the Speedgoat 2 it replaces).

Clare Gallagher talks with Jonathan Ellsworth about winning the Western States 100 Endurance Race and more on Blister's Off The Couch Podcast.

Western States 100 Champion, Clare Gallagher (Ep.8)

Clare Gallagher just won the Western States 100, and she did so in spectacular fashion. But there is a whole lot more to this story. So we talk to Clare about the details of her epic win, why on earth she agreed to go on an expedition to Alaska with Tommy Caldwell right before her biggest race of the year, and more.

Luke Koppa reviews the Argent Badger for Blister

19/20 Argent Badger

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of Argent’s stiff, heavy, big-mountain charger.

Jonathan Ellsworth talks to DPS Skis founder, Stephan Drake, about DPS's Dreamtime sale, their new touring ski construction, foam cores, DPS ski boots, and more on Blister's GEAR:30 Podcast

19/20 DPS Skis Lineup with Stephan Drake (Ep.56)

We talk to DPS Skis founder, Stephan Drake, about the new DPS 19/20 product lineup, and two new skis — that incorporate a brand-new DPS construction — they’re introducing for their “Dreamtime” event. Stephan also breaks news about their “Koala” skis, gives an update on the DPS ski boot they’re working on, and shares some new developments with DPS Phantom.