Strafe Castle Jacket

Kristin Sinnott reviews the Strafe Castle Jacket for Blister

With a sleek look that’s paired with high-end materials and insulation, the Strafe Castle Jacket warrants strong consideration if you’re in the market for an insulated ski / snowboard jacket that doesn’t look out of place away from the slopes.

Strafe Cham Jacket & Pants

Luke Koppa reviews the 2020-2021 Strafe Cham Jacket & Cham Pants for Blister

This season Strafe once again updated their touring-oriented Cham Jacket & Pant, and we think the latest iteration is one of the best backcountry outerwear kits we’ve used. Check out our full, in-depth review to see why.

Houdini Shelter Anorak

Luke Koppa reviews the Houdini Shelter Anorak for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado

Anoraks: one of the most controversial topics at Blister. Well, our managing editor has decided to continue to anger our editor-in-chief by testing more of them, and Houdini’s Shelter Anorak has become one of his all-time favorites. Check out his review of this minimal, waterproof shell.

Eddie Bauer BC Freshline Jacket

Luke Koppa reviews the Eddie Bauer BC Freshline Jacket for Blister

We’ve spent a lot of time skinning and skiing in Eddie Bauer’s BC Freshline Jacket and think it and its eVent fabric offer an excellent combination of weather protection and breathability. Check out our full review.

TREW Capow Jacket & Bib

Sam Shaheen and Luke Koppa review the TREW Capow Jacket & Bib for Blister

TREW designed their touring-oriented Capow kit with the help of CAPOW Guiding, and we’ve had two reviewers using it for everything from long days on the skin track to laps in the resort. Check out our full review.

Beringia Altai Over Hoody

Cy Whitling reviews the Beringia Altai Over Hoody for Blister

When it comes to stop-and-start activities like ski touring, a big puffy jacket can not only be nice, but also extremely important if things go wrong in the backcountry. We’ve been using the Beringia (the North American branch of Teton Bros) Altai Over Hoody a lot this season, and think it makes for a great insulation layer. Check out our full review.

Norrona Tamok Gore-Tex Pro Jacket

Luke Koppa reviews the Norrona Tamok Gore-Tex Pro Jacket for Blister

According to Norrona, the Tamok Gore-Tex Pro Jacket is their “most durable jacket for the backcountry freeriders, blending a unique look with uncompromising freeride functionality.” It’s quickly become one of our favorite resort shells, and you can check out our full review to see how this high-end jacket compares to the competition.

Sustainable Products Roundup

Thankfully, “sustainability” is a word that more and more companies are thinking about when it comes to the products they make and sell. So from technical outerwear, to food storage, to everyday items you might not even think about, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite items that represent a step in this more sustainable / less environmentally harmful direction. Check them out here.