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Gordon Gianniny reviews the Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 for Blister

Inov-8 Terraultra G 270

The Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 is one of the most versatile trail shoes we’ve used, whether for up-tempo workouts or long days in the mountains. Check out our review to see why.

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Paul Forward reviews the Moment Chipotle Banana for Blister

2020-2021 Moment Chipotle Banana

The Moment Chipotle Banana is a 122mm-wide ski that’s gained a bit of a cult following among skiers who like to ski fast and / or surf around in deep snow. Check out our First Look & Flash Review.

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David Golay, Noah Bodman, & Jonathan Ellsworth discuss on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast the 2021 UCI Downhill Mountain Bike Season, Team Changes, Predictions, and more

The New Race Landscape (Ep.54)

We’re discussing the major rider and team moves in the world of men’s DH and women’s DH; we place our $1000 predictions on the upcoming season; and we discuss some of the news and moves in the freeride and enduro scene, too.

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David Golay discusses the new Pivot Trail 429 on Blister

2021 Pivot Trail 429

Pivot’s longstanding Trail 429 just got a major update, but how true to the original recipe is the new, V3 version? Check out our First Look to find out.

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Blister reviews the Dynastar M-Free 99.

21/22 Dynastar M-Free 99

We’re rolling out a bunch of Flash Reviews from the Blister Summit. First up: the new Dynastar M-Free 99.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Black Crows Camox for Blister

2021-2022 Black Crows Camox

And the winner of our “We’re Finally Going to Review It” award goes to … the Black Crows Camox! Check out our First Look & Flash Review for more on this playful, 97mm-wide ski.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Black Crows Camox for Blister

20/21 Black Crows Camox

Update 2.23.21: Check out our updated thoughts on the Camox.

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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Noah Bodman reviews the Sweet Protection Arbitrator MIPS Helmet for Blister

Sweet Protection Arbitrator MIPS Helmet

Is it possible to have “one helmet for everything” — from long days of pedaling to shuttle or lift laps? The convertible Sweet Protection Arbitrator helmet might be the best option for this that we’ve used. Check out our full review to see why.

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Mark "Osman" Osell and Jeff Perry go on Blister's GEAR:30 podcast to discuss their shop, Gear West, Midwestern skiing, snowboarding, and biking, and more

Shop Talk: Gear West, Long Lake, MN (Ep.136)

Mark “Osman” Osell and Jeff Perry from Gear West in Long Lake, Minnesota, to talk about the Minnesota ski scene; the Gear West campus; dropping cliffs in the Iowa backcountry; the fantastic bike culture of Minnesota, and more.

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Paul Forward reviews the Moment Chipotle Banana for Blister

20/21 Moment Chipotle Banana

Check out Paul Forward’s initial take on Moment’s 122mm-wide Chipotle Banana, both as a pure pow ski and as a resort chop ski.

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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Luke Koppa and Dylan Wood review the 4FRNT Devastator for Blister

2020-2021 4FRNT Devastator

From the steep and deep to the firm and fast, we’ve been spending a lot of time on the overhauled 4FRNT Devastator. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons to see how the new ski compares to its predecessor and the rest of the playful all-mountain market.

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Gordon Gianniny reviews the Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 for Blister

Inov-8 Terraultra G 270

The Inov-8 Terraultra G 270 is one of the most versatile trail shoes we’ve used, whether for up-tempo workouts or long days in the mountains. Check out our review to see why.

Paul Forward reviews the Moment Chipotle Banana for Blister

2020-2021 Moment Chipotle Banana

The Moment Chipotle Banana is a 122mm-wide ski that’s gained a bit of a cult following among skiers who like to ski fast and / or surf around in deep snow. Check out our First Look & Flash Review.

David Golay, Noah Bodman, & Jonathan Ellsworth discuss on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast the 2021 UCI Downhill Mountain Bike Season, Team Changes, Predictions, and more

The New Race Landscape (Ep.54)

We’re discussing the major rider and team moves in the world of men’s DH and women’s DH; we place our $1000 predictions on the upcoming season; and we discuss some of the news and moves in the freeride and enduro scene, too.

David Golay discusses the new Pivot Trail 429 on Blister

2021 Pivot Trail 429

Pivot’s longstanding Trail 429 just got a major update, but how true to the original recipe is the new, V3 version? Check out our First Look to find out.

Blister reviews the Dynastar M-Free 99.

21/22 Dynastar M-Free 99

We’re rolling out a bunch of Flash Reviews from the Blister Summit. First up: the new Dynastar M-Free 99.

Luke Koppa reviews the Black Crows Camox for Blister

2021-2022 Black Crows Camox

And the winner of our “We’re Finally Going to Review It” award goes to … the Black Crows Camox! Check out our First Look & Flash Review for more on this playful, 97mm-wide ski.

Noah Bodman reviews the Sweet Protection Arbitrator MIPS Helmet for Blister

Sweet Protection Arbitrator MIPS Helmet

Is it possible to have “one helmet for everything” — from long days of pedaling to shuttle or lift laps? The convertible Sweet Protection Arbitrator helmet might be the best option for this that we’ve used. Check out our full review to see why.

Mark "Osman" Osell and Jeff Perry go on Blister's GEAR:30 podcast to discuss their shop, Gear West, Midwestern skiing, snowboarding, and biking, and more

Shop Talk: Gear West, Long Lake, MN (Ep.136)

Mark “Osman” Osell and Jeff Perry from Gear West in Long Lake, Minnesota, to talk about the Minnesota ski scene; the Gear West campus; dropping cliffs in the Iowa backcountry; the fantastic bike culture of Minnesota, and more.