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Cy Whitling reviews the J Skis Friend for Blister

Deep Dive: J Skis The Friend

We compare The Friend to the ON3P Kartel 116, Atomic Bent Chetler 120, Armada ARV 116 JJ, Moment Wildcat, previous Friend, and K2 Catamaran.

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Cy Whitling reviews the J Skis Friend for Blister

2018-2019 J Skis The Friend

We’ve now had several days on J Skis’ redesigned pow ski, The Friend, and think the updates make the new ski a much more versatile and compelling option — whether you’re throwing tricks or not.

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Luke Koppa reviews the K2 Mindbender 108 Ti for Blister

2019-2020 K2 Mindbender 108 Ti

K2 is releasing a brand-new line of skis for the 19/20 season, and here you can find more info on the tech behind the new Mindbender lineup, and our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review of the Mindbender 108 Ti.

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Luke Koppa reviews the K2 Mindbender 108 Ti for Blister

19/20 K2 Mindbender 108 Ti

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of K2’s brand-new charger, the Mindbender 108 Ti.

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Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Black Crows Corvus for Blister

Deep Dive: Black Crows Corvus

We compare the Corvus to the Blizzard Cochise, ON3P Wrenegade 108, Moment Commander 108, Nordica Enforcer 110, Prior Husume, J Skis Metal, Folsom Hammer, Dynastar Legend X106, Head Kore 105, and Faction Dictator 3.0.

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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Nicolas Vuignier & Jules Guarneri — "Heatseeker" on Blister

Nicolas Vuignier & Jules Guarneri — “Heatseeker”

Nicolas Vuignier has one of the most creative minds in skiing. His new edit, “Heatseeker,” is what happens when you combine pyrotechnics with the skiing & riding of world-class athletes. In case you couldn’t guess by that description — yes, it’s really, really cool. Check it out here.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Arc'teryx Rush LT Pant for Blister

Arc’teryx Rush LT Pant

You know what you shouldn’t be thinking about when you’re skiing? Your pants. The new Arc’teryx Rush LT pants are easy to forget about, and we think they’re a great option for many backcountry and resort skiers and snowboarders.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Down Jacket for Blister

Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Down Jacket

The Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Down Jacket is the lightest waterproof insulated jacket we’ve reviewed, and it just might be the lightest on the market. But how versatile is this ultralight piece, and who’d like it most? Check out our review.

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Deep Dive: Moment Commander 108

We compare the Commander 108 to the Blizzard Cochise, ON3P Wrenegade 108, Prior Husume, Folsom Hammer, Nordica Enforcer 110, J Skis Metal, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Head Kore 105, Faction Dictator 3.0, and Dynastar Legend X106.

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 Jonathan Ellsworth review the Black Crows Corvus for Blister

18/19 Black Crows Corvus

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of Black Crows’ redesigned charger, the Corvus.

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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Cy Whitling reviews the J Skis Friend for Blister

Deep Dive: J Skis The Friend

We compare The Friend to the ON3P Kartel 116, Atomic Bent Chetler 120, Armada ARV 116 JJ, Moment Wildcat, previous Friend, and K2 Catamaran.

Cy Whitling reviews the J Skis Friend for Blister

2018-2019 J Skis The Friend

We’ve now had several days on J Skis’ redesigned pow ski, The Friend, and think the updates make the new ski a much more versatile and compelling option — whether you’re throwing tricks or not.

Luke Koppa reviews the K2 Mindbender 108 Ti for Blister

2019-2020 K2 Mindbender 108 Ti

K2 is releasing a brand-new line of skis for the 19/20 season, and here you can find more info on the tech behind the new Mindbender lineup, and our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review of the Mindbender 108 Ti.

Jonathan Ellsworth and Jed Yeiser discuss the new K2 Mindbender ski series on Blister's GEAR:30 podcast.

New K2 Mindbender Skis (Ep.34)

We talk to K2 ski designer, Jed Yeiser, about the 13 new skis that make up K2’s brand new “Mindbender” series.

Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Black Crows Corvus for Blister

Deep Dive: Black Crows Corvus

We compare the Corvus to the Blizzard Cochise, ON3P Wrenegade 108, Moment Commander 108, Nordica Enforcer 110, Prior Husume, J Skis Metal, Folsom Hammer, Dynastar Legend X106, Head Kore 105, and Faction Dictator 3.0.

Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Black Crows Corvus for Blister

2018-2019 Black Crows Corvus

We’ve now had two reviewers on Black Crows’ redesigned charger, the Corvus, and you can now check out our full review and Deep Dive comparisons.

Nicolas Vuignier & Jules Guarneri — "Heatseeker" on Blister

Nicolas Vuignier & Jules Guarneri — “Heatseeker”

Nicolas Vuignier has one of the most creative minds in skiing. His new edit, “Heatseeker,” is what happens when you combine pyrotechnics with the skiing & riding of world-class athletes. In case you couldn’t guess by that description — yes, it’s really, really cool. Check it out here.

Luke Koppa reviews the Arc'teryx Rush LT Pant for Blister

Arc’teryx Rush LT Pant

You know what you shouldn’t be thinking about when you’re skiing? Your pants. The new Arc’teryx Rush LT pants are easy to forget about, and we think they’re a great option for many backcountry and resort skiers and snowboarders.

Luke Koppa reviews the Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Down Jacket for Blister

Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Down Jacket

The Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Down Jacket is the lightest waterproof insulated jacket we’ve reviewed, and it just might be the lightest on the market. But how versatile is this ultralight piece, and who’d like it most? Check out our review.

Deep Dive: Moment Commander 108

We compare the Commander 108 to the Blizzard Cochise, ON3P Wrenegade 108, Prior Husume, Folsom Hammer, Nordica Enforcer 110, J Skis Metal, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Head Kore 105, Faction Dictator 3.0, and Dynastar Legend X106.