La Sportiva Kataki

Matt Zia reviews the La Sportiva Kataki for Blister

The La Sportiva Kataki looks a lot like one of our favorite climbing shoes, the Sportiva Katana Lace. So how similar or different are the two shoes, and where does the Kataki really excel? Check out our review.

2018-2019 Liberty V92

Blister reviews the Liberty VMT 92

With full-length carbon, vertically laminated metal struts, and straight-up steel plates underfoot, Liberty’s brand-new “V” line of skis sound serious. Though the story gets a bit more complicated (and more interesting) when you take a closer look. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review of the V92.

La Sportiva Genius

Dave Alie reviews the La Sportiva Genius for Blister

The La Sportiva Genius is one of the most aggressive climbing shoes on the market, but it lacks one noteworthy thing: an edge. So how does it compare to other aggressive shoes like the La Sportiva Solution & Futura, Evolv Shaman, and Five Ten Hiangle? Check out our review.

Hoka One One Stinson ATR 4

Luke Koppa reviews the Hoka One One Stinson ATR 4 for Blister

Hoka One One built a name for themselves making highly cushioned running shoes, and the all-new Stinson ATR 4 is the most highly cushioned trail shoe in their lineup. But it’s not exactly what you’d expect from a shoe that has this much cushioning. Check out our review and comparisons to other shoes like the Altra Olympus 3.0 & Timp and Hoka Speedgoat 2.

2018 Trans BC Enduro Stage Race — Intro & Bike Check

Trans BC Enduro Stage Race Bike Check, Noah Bodman on Blister

If you were going to enter a six-day Enduro stage race that covers 20+ miles and ~5000 feet of climbing each day, what would your ideal build look like? Our bike editor is heading to British Columbia for the Trans BC Enduro, and he talks about this “long-ass” event and the specific bike and build he’s put together for it.

Scarpa Furia S

Ben Firth reviews the Scarpa Furia S for Blister

The new Scarpa Furia S is one of the softest climbing shoes on the market, and is designed to offer ultimate precision and grip for overhung terrain. So does it? And how does it compare to shoes like the Scarpa Drago, Five Ten Team VXI, and La Sportiva Futura? Check out our full review.