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Off The Couch: Blister's running podcast

Introducing: Off The Couch

We are very excited to announce “Off The Couch” — a new podcast that will be taking a closer look at the wide, weird, and wonderful world of running.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Line Vision 108 for Blister

19/20 Line Vision 108

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of Line’s very light Vision 108.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Nordica Strider 120 DYN for Blister

2019-2020 Nordica Strider 120 DYN

We’ve now spent over 120 days in Nordica’s 50/50 boot, the Strider 120, and we think it’s a very good option for those looking for a legit 120-flex boot that they’ll use inside and outside of the resort.

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Sam Shaheen and Luke Koppa review the Black Diamond Helio Active Shell for Blister.

Black Diamond Helio Active Shell

The Black Diamond Helio Active Shell is an extremely impressive Gore-Tex jacket, and is worth a good look if you’re a backcountry skier or snowboarder who appreciates weather resistance, breathability, and low weight. Check out our full review.

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Kelly Clark discusses her 20-year career; her book "Inspired"; and more on the Blister Podcast

Snowboarder Kelly Clark on Her 20-Year Career (Ep.79)

The winningest snowboarder in history, Kelly Clark, recently retired after an astonishing 20-year career of competition. So we talked to Kelly about that career; the new limited-edition “RISE” snowboard she designed with Burton; how snowboarding has evolved; her relationship with Chloe Kim; the mission of the Kelly Clark Foundation; her extremely important thoughts on “achievement” and “success”; and what’s next for her.

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Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Line Outline for Blister.

2019-2020 Line Outline

Eric Pollard and Line have created some iconic pow skis over the last decade. And next year, they’re releasing a brand-new one — the Outline. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review.

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Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Line Outline for Blister.

19/20 Line Outline

Here are our initial on-snow impressions of Line’s new playful pow ski, the Outline.

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.

If you’re already a member, please log in.

(If you’re already logged in and a member in good standing and seeing this message in error, please refresh this page in your browser.)

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Kara Williard reviews the Nordica Promachine 115 W for Blister.

2019-2020 Nordica Promachine 115 W

This year Nordica released the Promachine 115 W, which is reportedly one of the stiffest women’s-specific boots on the market. Check out our full review to see how it compares to other women’s boots, as well as some of the stiffer unisex boots on the market.

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Sam Shaheen reviews the Flylow Baker Bib for Blister

Flylow Baker Bib

The Flylow Baker Bib has garnered a cult following among skiers and snowboarders who are really hard on their gear. Check out our full review.

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Luke Koppa, Sam Shaheen, and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Dynastar PR-OTO Factory for Blister

2018-2019 Dynastar PR-OTO Factory

It’s been a good year to test pow skis in Crested Butte, and the Dynastar PR-OTO Factory is one of the most surprising ones we’ve been on. Check out our full review and Deep Dive comparisons.

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Luke Koppa, Sam Shaheen, and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Dynastar PR-OTO Factory for Blister

Deep Dive: Dynastar PR-OTO Factory

We compare the PR-OTO Factory to the Rossignol Black Ops 118, ON3P Renegade 114, Prior CBC, Moment Wildcat / Blister Pro, Head Kore 117, Nordica Enforcer Pro, Blizzard Spur, K2 Catamaran, and Icelantic Nomad 115.

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.

If you’re already a member, please log in.

(If you’re already logged in and a member in good standing and seeing this message in error, please refresh this page in your browser.)

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Luke Koppa reviews the Arc'teryx Sabre LT Jacket for Blister

Arc’teryx Sabre LT Jacket

This year Arc’teryx released the Sabre LT Jacket — a lighter and more comfortable version of their classic Sabre Jacket. So how does the “LT” version compare to the original and other options on the market? Check out our full review.

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Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Nordica Enforcer 88 for Blister

2019-2020 Nordica Enforcer 88

Next year Nordica will add yet another ski to their Enforcer lineup, and we have very high hopes for the new Enforcer 88. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions.

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Off The Couch: Blister's running podcast

Introducing: Off The Couch

We are very excited to announce “Off The Couch” — a new podcast that will be taking a closer look at the wide, weird, and wonderful world of running.

Luke Koppa reviews the Nordica Strider 120 DYN for Blister

2019-2020 Nordica Strider 120 DYN

We’ve now spent over 120 days in Nordica’s 50/50 boot, the Strider 120, and we think it’s a very good option for those looking for a legit 120-flex boot that they’ll use inside and outside of the resort.

Sam Shaheen and Luke Koppa review the Black Diamond Helio Active Shell for Blister.

Black Diamond Helio Active Shell

The Black Diamond Helio Active Shell is an extremely impressive Gore-Tex jacket, and is worth a good look if you’re a backcountry skier or snowboarder who appreciates weather resistance, breathability, and low weight. Check out our full review.

Kelly Clark discusses her 20-year career; her book "Inspired"; and more on the Blister Podcast

Snowboarder Kelly Clark on Her 20-Year Career (Ep.79)

The winningest snowboarder in history, Kelly Clark, recently retired after an astonishing 20-year career of competition. So we talked to Kelly about that career; the new limited-edition “RISE” snowboard she designed with Burton; how snowboarding has evolved; her relationship with Chloe Kim; the mission of the Kelly Clark Foundation; her extremely important thoughts on “achievement” and “success”; and what’s next for her.

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Line Outline for Blister.

2019-2020 Line Outline

Eric Pollard and Line have created some iconic pow skis over the last decade. And next year, they’re releasing a brand-new one — the Outline. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review.

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Line Outline for Blister.

19/20 Line Outline

Here are our initial on-snow impressions of Line’s new playful pow ski, the Outline.

Kara Williard reviews the Nordica Promachine 115 W for Blister.

2019-2020 Nordica Promachine 115 W

This year Nordica released the Promachine 115 W, which is reportedly one of the stiffest women’s-specific boots on the market. Check out our full review to see how it compares to other women’s boots, as well as some of the stiffer unisex boots on the market.

Sam Shaheen reviews the Flylow Baker Bib for Blister

Flylow Baker Bib

The Flylow Baker Bib has garnered a cult following among skiers and snowboarders who are really hard on their gear. Check out our full review.

Luke Koppa, Sam Shaheen, and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Dynastar PR-OTO Factory for Blister

2018-2019 Dynastar PR-OTO Factory

It’s been a good year to test pow skis in Crested Butte, and the Dynastar PR-OTO Factory is one of the most surprising ones we’ve been on. Check out our full review and Deep Dive comparisons.

Luke Koppa, Sam Shaheen, and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Dynastar PR-OTO Factory for Blister

Deep Dive: Dynastar PR-OTO Factory

We compare the PR-OTO Factory to the Rossignol Black Ops 118, ON3P Renegade 114, Prior CBC, Moment Wildcat / Blister Pro, Head Kore 117, Nordica Enforcer Pro, Blizzard Spur, K2 Catamaran, and Icelantic Nomad 115.