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17/18 Atomic Backland FR 109

Cy Whitling reviews the Atomic Backland FR 109 for Blister Gear Review

After our first day on the Atomic Backland FR 109 at Mt Bachelor we’ve got some initial impressions.

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17/18 Salomon S-Lab X-Alp

Blister Gear Review reviews the Salomon S-Lab X-Alp boot for Blister Gear Review.

Here are our initial thoughts on the downhill performance of the new Salomon S-Lab X-Alp.

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17/18 Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD 130

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD for Blister Gear Review.

We put the new Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD 130 head-to-head against the Salomon MTN Lab. So who won?

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17/18 K2 Catamaran

Cy Whitling reviews the K2 Catamaran for Blister gear Review.

If you like really playful skis, you’re going to want to read our initial on-snow report of K2’s newest pow ski, the Catamaran.

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17/18 DPS Alchemist Lotus 124 Spoon

Paul Forward reviews the DPS Lotus 124 Spoon

Here are our initial thoughts on the all new DPS pow ski.

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17/18 Faction Candide 3.0

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Faction Candide 3.0 for Blister Gear Review

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17/18 J Skis Masterblaster

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the J Skis Masterblaster for Blister Gear Review

We subjected the Masterblaster to some pretty deep conditions this week at Mt Bachelor.

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Flash Review: Salomon MTN Explore 88

Paul Forward Flash Review of the Salomon MTN Explore 88

So far we’ve been impressed with Salomon’s narrower touring ski.

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Flash Review: 4FRNT Raven

4FRNT Raven review, Blister Gear Review

Brian Lindahl and Jonathan Ellsworth weigh in on the redesigned 4FRNT Raven.

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Flash Review: Moment Meridian

Review of the Moment Meridian, Blister Gear Review

Here are our initial impressions of the Meridian’s on-snow performance.

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Flash Review: 2017-2018 Salomon QST 106

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Salomon QST 106 for Blister Gear Review

After two days on the QST 106, here are some of our initial thoughts about the ski.

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Flash Review: 2016-2017 Kastle BMX 105

Brian Lindahl reviews the Kastle BMX 105 HP for Blister Gear Review.

We just got the Kastle BMX 105 on snow, and here are our initial impressions of its performance.

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Flash Review: Yeti 5.5c

Noah Bodman reviews the Yeti SB 5.5c for Blister Gear Review.

We just got our hands on Yeti’s new SB 5.5c, and so far we’ve been surprised.

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Flash Review: 17/18 Line Pescado

Blister reviews the Line Pescado

It’s hot outside, so we’re cooling off by thinking about our time on this fun, fat fish.

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Flash Review: Rossignol Soul 7 HD

Jonathan Ellsworth on the Rossignol Soul 7 HD for Blister Gear Review.

We’ve needed to spend a lot of time on the new Soul 7 HD, and we are still formulating our full review. But for now, you can check out our detailed Flash Review…

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Flash Review: AT Binding Shootout

Jonathan Ellsworth AT Binding shootout Blister Gear Review.

In this Flash Review, we compare the downhill performance of the G3 ION 12, Dynafit Radical FT 2.0, Fritschi Vipec 12, and Marker Kingpin 13.

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Flash Review: 17/18 ON3P Wrenegade Line: 88, 98, 108

For 16/17, ON3P has completely overhauled & expanded their Wrenegade lineup of “all mountain chargers.” Here’s our initial look at all 3 skis, and how similar they feel on-snow.

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Flash Review: 2016-2017 Blizzard Zero G 95

Jonathan Ellsworth on the Blizzard Zero G 95, Mt. Hood, Oregon.

For how well put together the Zero G 95 is, it is impressively light. But how well does it actually ski? Here are some initial findings.

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Flash Review: G3 FINDr 102

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the G3 FINDr 102 for Blister Review

We’ve got several days on the FINDr 102, and we talk about it + how it stacks up to the Line Tourist 102 + G3’s new SCALA skins + the G3 ION 12 vs. the Marker Kingpin. Lots going on here…

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Flash Review: 2017-2018 Head Monster 98

The Head Monster 98 may be the best 98 mm wide carver currently available.

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