Lani Bruntz reviews the Liberty Genesis 106 for Blister

2020-2021 Liberty Genesis 106

For 18/19, the Liberty Genesis 106 will be the widest women’s ski Liberty makes, so we spent this season testing it in everything from powder to chalky steeps to see where this wider all-mountain ski feels most at home. Check out our review.
Kara Williard and Kristin Sinnott review the Nordica Santa Ana 88 for BLISTER.

2023-2024 Nordica Santa Ana 88

The Santa Ana 88 brings many of the wider Santa Ana skis’ signature traits to a narrower, more firm-snow-oriented package, but with a few tweaks that make it stand out within the collection. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons for the whole story.

Scarpa Ribelle Run

The Ribelle Run represents an important step forward for Scarpa’s line of trail shoes. With its smartly designed upper and dialed-in outsole configuration, the Ribelle Run is more than just competitive against fixtures in the technical mountain running shoe category. Check out our full review to learn what we think makes it such a good option for alpine excursions, both on and off trail.
Kara Williard reviews the Faction Dancer 2X for BLISTER.

2022-2023 Faction Dancer 2X

The Faction Dancer 2X isn't your traditional dual-metal-laminate all-mountain ski, and for certain folks, that's going to make it very appealing. Check out the Full Review for more info.
Kara Williard reviews the Santa Ana Unlimited 93 for BLISTER.

2022-2023 Nordica Santa Ana Unlimited 93

Nordica’s Santa Ana series has gained a lot of fans over the years, and with the Santa Ana Unlimited 93, Nordica has done a good job maintaining some of the most notable qualities of the Santa Ana series while cutting out a whole lot of weight for a more uphill-friendly ski. Check out our full review for more.

Best Skis for Beginners: Our Top Picks, 2022-2023

In Part 2 of our top picks for skis that are well-suited to less experienced skiers, we've added several women-specific all-mountain skis; some that are worth considering for those getting into backcountry touring; and others for those who will be skiing deeper snow.
Kara Williard reviews the Nordica Unleashed 98 W for Blister

2022-2023 Nordica Unleashed 98 W

Nordica's new Unleashed line offers skiers some more maneuverable, playful alternatives to their established Santa Ana & Enforcer series — check out our full review of the Unleashed 98 W to see how they compare.
David Golay reviews the Orbea Occam LT for Blister

2022 Orbea Occam & Occam LT

“Longer” and “slacker” might be the go-to buzzwords for modern Trail bikes, but the Orbea Occam LT makes a very compelling case for why a lot of riders might want to pick something a little more moderate. It’s an outstanding take on a quicker-handling long-travel Trail bike that feels thoroughly modern despite bucking a lot of current trends. Check out our full review for more, including comparisons to nine other Trail & Enduro bikes.
Kara Williard reviews the Salomon Stance 88 W for Blister

2022-2023 Salomon Stance 88 W

The women's Stance 88 W is a versatile all-mountain ski that blurs the lines between stable chargers and more accessible, maneuverable alternatives. Check out our full review for more.
Kara Williard reviews the Volkl Secret 96 for Blister

2022-2023 Volkl Secret 96

The Secret 96 is a particularly impressive women's all-mountain ski for those who prioritize stability, suspension, and precision. Check out our full review for more.