2020-2021 Blizzard Black Pearl 88

Kristin Sinnott reviews the 2021 Blizzard Black Pearl 88 for Blister

For the 20/21 season, Blizzard decided to update one of the most popular skis in the world, the Black Pearl 88. Check out our First Look & Flash Review to learn more about what’s changed with the new ski, and our initial on-snow impressions.

20/21 Blizzard Black Pearl 88

Kristin Sinnott reviews the 2021 Blizzard Black Pearl 88 for Blister

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of the new Black Pearl 88.

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2020-2021 Nordica Santa Ana 93

Kristin Sinnott reviews the Nordica Santa Ana 93 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado

Nordica is overhauling their women’s all-mountain Santa Ana skis for the 20/21 season, and you can check out our First Look & Flash Review of the Santa Ana 93 for more on what’s changed, what hasn’t, and how the new ski’s design compares to the rest of the market.

20/21 Nordica Santa Ana 93

Kristin Sinnott reviews the Nordica Santa Ana 93 for Blister

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of the new Santa Ana 93.

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Mother’s Day Roundup — 2020

Blister's Mother's Day Roundup 2020

If you have a mom, know a mom, or perhaps are married to a mom, hopefully you’re prepared to celebrate her this coming Sunday. But in case you’re a bit behind on your Mother’s Day gifts, we polled some of our reviewers to see what gift ideas they’d recommend — check out their suggestions.

Women’s Hiking / Outdoor Pants Roundup

Need a new pair of hiking pants for your next excursion … or trip around the block? Check out our women’s pant roundup, with options from light and breathable pants for summer hikes to comfy leggings that feel equally at home on the trail, rock, or bike (plus one for the little ones).

2020-2021 Volkl Secret 102

The Volkl Secret 102 definitely stands out in the current women’s ski market and it might be just what some aggressive skiers have been looking for, though it won’t be for everyone. Check out our full review.

Holden Sierra Bib

Kristin Sinnott reviews the Holden Sierra Bib for Blister

If you’re in the market for a new resort ski / snowboard bib, the comfortable, waterproof, and clean-looking Holden Sierra Bibs are worth a look. Check out our review.