21/22 Romp Zorro 89

Luke Koppa reviews the ROMP Zorro 89 for Blister

Romp is adding a few new designs to their lineup for next year, and we’ve so far been impressed by the versatility of their new narrow all-mountain ski.

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21/22 Elan Ripstick 106 Black Edition

Luke Koppa reviews the Elan Ripstick 106 Black Edition for Blister

Elan is once again offering a special “Black Edition” of their Ripstick 106 for 21/22 — check out our initial thoughts on how it compares to the standard version.

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21/22 Prior Northwest 116

Luke Koppa reviews the Prior Northwest 116 for Blister

Twin tip, hefty weight, progressive mount point, & a strong flex pattern — Prior’s Northwest 116 has the makings of a playful charger. Check out our initial thoughts.

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2021-2022 Salomon QST 98

Luke Koppa & Dylan Wood review the Salomon QST 98 for Blister

The Salomon QST 99 was one of the most versatile skis we’ve reviewed in the past few years, and for 21/22, Salomon is replacing it with the new QST 98. While they’re pretty different, we think Salomon has once again made a ski that could work for a lot of people, but you should check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons to see if the new QST 98 is the ski for you.

Deep Dive: Salomon QST 98

Luke Koppa & Dylan Wood review the Salomon QST 98 for Blister

We compare the QST 98 to the Salomon QST 99, Salomon Stance 96, Salomon QST 106, 4FRNT MSP 99, Volkl M6 Mantra, Blizzard Bonafide 97, Nordica Enforcer 100, Moment Commander 98, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Dynastar M-Pro 99, K2 Mindbender 99Ti, Black Crows Camox, Black Crows Justis, Liberty Origin 96, Blizzard Rustler 10, Nordica Soul Rider 97, Dynastar Menace 98, & J Skis Masterblaster.

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21/22 Shaggy’s Ahmeek 95

Luke Koppa reviews the Shaggy's Ahmeek 95 for Blister

We recently spent time on two different versions of one of Shaggy’s playful all-mountain skis: the standard Ahmeek 95, and then an extra-heavy version that features sheets of … magnesium. Check out our initial thoughts.

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2021-2022 WNDR Alpine Vital 100

Luke Koppa reviews the WNDR Alpine Vital 100 for Blister

From steep, techy lines in the backcountry, to fast laps at Mt. Crested Butte, we’ve now used the WNDR Alpine Vital 100 for a bit of everything. Check out our full review and Deep Dive comparisons for more on this ski and its algae-derived construction.

Deep Dive: WNDR Alpine Vital 100

Luke Koppa reviews the WNDR Alpine Vital 100 for Blister

We compare the Vital 100 to the WNDR Alpine Intention 110, 4FRNT Raven, Atomic Bent Chetler 100, Salomon MTN Explore 95, Line Sick Day 104, Armada Tracer 98, K2 Wayback 96, Line Vision 98, G3 FINDr 102, Fauna Pioneer, Blizzard Zero G 105, Volkl Blaze 106, Black Crows Camox, Liberty Origin 96, & Liberty Origin 101.

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2021-2022 Head Kore 111

Luke Koppa reviews the Head Kore 111 for Blister

Head’s Kore line of freeride skis got a whole lot of attention when they were released a few years ago, and Head is updating the whole line and adding some new models for 21/22. Check out our First Look & Flash Review of the new Kore 111 for more on this new ski and information on the whole 21/22 Kore lineup.

21/22 Weston Summit

Luke Koppa reviews the Weston Summit ski for Blister

Weston may be best known for their snowboards and splitboards, but they also make skis and we’ve been spending time on their 105mm-wide, do-everything touring ski, the Summit.

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21/22 Head Kore 111

Luke Koppa reviews the Head Kore 111 for Blister

Head is updating their Kore skis for 21/22, and we just spent a day on a new model in the line, the Kore 111.

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2021-2022 Black Crows Camox

Luke Koppa, Dylan Wood, & Jonathan Ellsworth review the Black Crows Camox for Blister

Three of our reviewers spent time on the 97mm-wide, twin-tipped Black Crows Camox this season, and despite their different skiing styles, all three came away with pretty positive impressions. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Deep Dive: Black Crows Camox

Luke Koppa, Dylan Wood, & Jonathan Ellsworth review the Black Crows Camox for Blister

We compare the Camox to the Black Crows Atris, Black Crows Justis, Liberty Origin 96, Blizzard Rustler 9, Line Sick Day 104, Season Aero, Nordica Soul Rider 97, Dynastar Menace 98, Prior Northwest 100, K2 Reckoner 102, Rossignol BLACKOPS Holyshred, Fischer Ranger 94 FR, J Skis Masterblaster, Armada Declivity 92 Ti, Salomon QST 99, Salomon QST 98, & 4FRNT MSP 99.

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21/22 DPS Pagoda Tour 100 RP

Luke Koppa reviews the DPS Pagoda Tour 100 RP for Blister

Check out some of our initial thoughts on the lightest version of DPS’s maneuverable 100 RP shape.

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21/22 Ronin 108

Luke Koppa reviews the Ronin 108 for Blister

Ronin is a small manufacturer making skis right in Chamonix. We’ve been spending time on their do-everything touring ski, the 108 — check out some of our initial thoughts.

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2021-2022 Dynastar M-Free 108

Luke Koppa and Dylan Wood review the Dynastar M-Free 108 for Blister

This season we’ve been reviewing the longest length of Dynastar’s playful freeride ski, and the results have been very interesting. Check out our updated review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Deep Dive: Dynastar M-Free 108

Luke Koppa and Dylan Wood review the Dynastar M-Free 108 for Blister

We compare the M-Free 108 to the Dynastar M-Free 118, Moment Wildcat 108, Moment Deathwish, Volkl Katana 108, Blizzard Cochise 106, Dynastar Pro Rider, Black Crows Corvus, Prior Husume, J Skis Hotshot, Moment Meridian 107, K2 Reckoner 112, ON3P Jeffrey 108, ON3P Woodsman 108, Line Sir Francis Bacon, Faction Prodigy 4.0, Parlor McFellon Pro, Liberty Origin 106, Icelantic Nomad 105, Blizzard Rustler 10, Nordica Enforcer 110 Free, K2 Mindbender 108Ti, Folsom Primary, Black Crows Atris, & Prior Northwest 110.

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21/22 Fischer TransAlp Pro

Luke Koppa reviews the Fischer TransAlp Pro boot for Blister

Next season Fischer is launching a very intriguing new touring boot. Check out our initial (very positive) thoughts on the TransAlp Pro.

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21/22 Black Crows Serpo

Luke Koppa reviews the Black Crows Serpo for Blister

Black Crows are adding a new 93mm-wide, metal-laminate ski to their “All-Terrain” lineup for 21/22. Check out our initial thoughts on the new Serpo.

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