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Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Moment Commander 98 for Blister

Deep Dive: Moment Commander 98

We compare the Commander 98 to the Blizzard Bonafide, Volkl Mantra M5, Nordica Enforcer 100, J Skis Masterblaster, Atomic Vantage 97 Ti, Armada Invictus 99 Ti, Head Kore 99, Liberty Origin 96, Renoun Endurance 98, 4FRNT MSP 99, and more…

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Sam Shaheen reviews the Folsom Trophy Carbon for Blister

18/19 Folsom Trophy Carbon

Check out our intitial on-snow impressions of Folsom’s lightweight playful pow ski.

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Sam Shaheen reviews the Folsom Trophy Carbon for Blister

2018-2019 Folsom Trophy Carbon

There aren’t a whole lot of playful pow skis out there that are light enough to tour on, but Folsom’s Trophy Carbon seems like it could fill that role. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review.

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Andrew Forward reviews the Black Diamond Expedition 3 Ski Pole for Blister

Black Diamond Expedition 3 Ski Poles

After using it for more than 50 days, Black Diamond’s Expedition 3 pole has proven to be a reliable piece of equipment that’s worth a look for splitboarders, skiers, or anyone who wants a packable and durable pole for year-round use.

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Kristin Sinnott reviews the Strafe Scarlett Bib Pant for Blister

Strafe Scarlett Bib Pant

Most of us want ski pants to do 2 things: keep us comfortable and look good. Strafe’s Scarlett Bib Pant accomplishes both of those things and more, and you can now check out our full review for more info on this “Best Of” winner.

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Blister's Lightweight Touring Binding Shootout

Lightweight Touring Binding Shootout

We’ve now covered several of the most interesting lightweight touring bindings for 18/19 (including the new G3 ZED), and now we’re comparing them to show where, exactly, each binding stands out, which one might make the most sense for you, and how this lightweight category of bindings compares to heavier touring bindings like the Salomon / Atomic Shift, Marker Kingpin, and Fritschi Tecton.

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Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Moment Commander 98 for Blister

Deep Dive: Moment Commander 98

We compare the Commander 98 to the Blizzard Bonafide, Volkl Mantra M5, Nordica Enforcer 100, J Skis Masterblaster, Atomic Vantage 97 Ti, Armada Invictus 99 Ti, Head Kore 99, Liberty Origin 96, Renoun Endurance 98, 4FRNT MSP 99, and more…

Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Moment Commander 98 for Blister

2018-2019 Moment Commander 98

We’ve now had several days and a few reviewers on Moment’s new metal-laminate Commander 98, and you can now check out our full review.

Blister's "Best Of" runner up products and interesting new skis on the GEAR:30 Podcast

“Best Of” Runner-Ups + New Skis (Ep.31)

We discuss 3 skis that very narrowly missed getting a “Best Of” selection from us, then we turn to some new skis we’ve been getting on from Folsom, Rossignol, Head, Moment, Dynastar, and more.

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Blizzard Rustler 9 for Blister

2018-2019 Blizzard Rustler 9

This year Blizzard added a narrower ski to their Freeride line, and you can now check out our full review of the Rustler 9.

Sam Shaheen reviews the Folsom Trophy Carbon for Blister

2018-2019 Folsom Trophy Carbon

There aren’t a whole lot of playful pow skis out there that are light enough to tour on, but Folsom’s Trophy Carbon seems like it could fill that role. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review.

2018-2019 Moment Meridian 107

We’ve had more days and more reviewers on Moment’s reverse-camber all-mountain ski, the Meridian 107, and you can now check out our updated review.

Andrew Forward reviews the Black Diamond Expedition 3 Ski Pole for Blister

Black Diamond Expedition 3 Ski Poles

After using it for more than 50 days, Black Diamond’s Expedition 3 pole has proven to be a reliable piece of equipment that’s worth a look for splitboarders, skiers, or anyone who wants a packable and durable pole for year-round use.