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Deep Dive: Black Diamond Carbon Convert vs. Blizzard Zero G 108 vs. vs. Volkl V-Werks BMT 109

Paul Forward compares touring skis for Blister Gear Review

We compare three popular touring skis in the 105mm-110mm width range.

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Deep Dive: Powder Ski Comparisons

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Praxis Protest for Blister Gear Review.

If all this talk of an El Nino winter has you thinking of deep pow & fat skis, then check out our overview of more than a dozen pow skis, including the DPS Lotus 120 Spoon, Salomon Rocker2 122, Volkl Two and Shiro, and more.

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Deep Dive: Line Sir Francis Bacon vs. Mordecai

Alex Adams reviews the new Line Bacon and Mordecai for Blister Gear Review.

Line’s new Bacon and Mordecai are both playful all-mountain skis, but they certainly aren’t the same. We break down their similarities and differences.

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Blizzard’s All-Mountain Line: 14/15 vs 15/16

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Blizzard Bonafide for Blister Gear Review.

We take a look at the entire Blizzard lineup, pit the 14/15 line against the 15/16, and talk about how the skis all relate to one another. (Might be one of the most interesting pieces we’ve ever published.)

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Tecnica Cochise Pro 130 vs. Lange XT 130

Paul Forward reviews the Lange XT 130 for Blister Gear Review.

The Cochise Pro has been the undisputed king of burlier alpine boots with a walk mode. But the new and improved Lange XT 130 is now a serious challenger.

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Deep Dive: Volkl Kendo

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Volk Kendo for Blister Gear Review.

We pit the new Kendo up against the Blizzard Brahma and Bonafide, the Salomon X-Drive 8.0 and 8.8, the Fischer Motive 86 Ti, the Volkl Mantra, the Dynastar Powertrack 89, and the K2 Pinnacle 95.

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Deep Dive: Atomic Vantage 100

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Atomic Vantage 100 CTi for Blister Gear Review

We compare the Atomic Vantage 100CTi to the Blizzard Bonafide, Volkl Mantra, Nordica Enforcer, Rossignol Experience 100, and K2 Pinnacle 95.

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Deep Dive: Armada Invictus 108Ti

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Armada Invictus for Blister Gear Review

We compare the Invictus to 9 other directional chargers, and put them all on a spectrum from ‘most demanding / stable’ to ‘most playful / forgiving.’

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Deep Dive: Moment Governor

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Moment Governor, Blister Gear Review

We compare the Moment Governor to the Rossignol Squad 7, the DPS Wailer 112RPC, the Praxis GPO, the Blizzard Bodacious. and more.

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Line Supernatural 108 vs. Blizzard Cochise

Line Supernatural 108 vs Blizzard Cochise, Blister Gear Review

We’ve heaped a lot of praise on both the Supernatural 108 and the Cochise, so we spent several days A / B-ing the two skis at Taos—same runs, same conditions.

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