2020-2021 Black Crows Anima

Luke Koppa reviews the Black Crows Anima for Blister

The Anima has been in the Black Crows line for several years now, serving as their playful-yet-stable, big-mountain powder ski. For 20/21, they overhauled the Anima and we’ll be skiing it this season. For now, check out our First Look to see what’s changed with the new ski, and how its design compares to the rest of the market.

2020-2021 Rossignol BLACKOPS Sender

Luke Koppa reviews the Rossignol BLACKOPS Sender for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

The new Rossignol BLACKOPS Sender fills an interesting role. It essentially serves as a replacement for the exceptionally popular Soul 7, it’s also positioned as the easier alternative to the new BLACKOPS Sender Ti, and now we’re chiming in on how it compares to both of those skis, and who we think will like it the most. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

2020-2021 Volkl Blaze 106

We’re always skeptical when brands claim that their lightweight skis offers “no compromises on the down,” but after spending time on it this past season, the new Volkl Blaze 106 clearly stood out as a lightweight ski that’s still lots of fun on the descent. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

2020-2021 K2 Reckoner 122

Luke Koppa reviews the K2 Reckoner 122 for Blister

Last season we got to ski a lot of very deep snow on the very wide K2 Reckoner 122. Check out our Full Review and Deep Dive comparisons for more on this new playful pow ski.

2020-2021 Blizzard Black Pearl 88

Kristin Sinnott reviews the 2021 Blizzard Black Pearl 88 for Blister

For the 20/21 season, Blizzard decided to update one of the most popular skis in the world, the Black Pearl 88. Check out our First Look & Flash Review to learn more about what’s changed with the new ski, and our initial on-snow impressions.

2020-2021 DPS Pagoda Piste 100 C2

Blister reviews the DPS Pagoda Piste 100 C2

For 20/21, DPS is launching not only several new ski shapes, but also two brand-new ski constructions. They’re making some pretty bold claims about their new Pagoda Piste & Pagoda Tour designs, and you can check out our First Look of the Pagoda Piste 100 C2 to learn about their rationale for those claims and how the design of the ski compares to the rest of the market.

2021-2022 Elan Ripstick 116

Luke Koppa reviews the Elan Ripstick 116 for Blister

During this coming season we’ll be reviewing Elan’s big-mountain ski, the Ripstick 116. Check out our First Look to see what it shares in common with the other Ripsticks, what it does not, and how its design compares to the rest of the market.

2020-2021 Majesty Superwolf

Luke Koppa reviews the Majesty Superwolf for Blister

We’ve spent much of this past spring & summer on the new Majesty Superwolf, and think it warrants strong consideration from anyone seeking an intuitive, versatile, narrower touring ski. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

2020-2021 4FRNT Raven

For the 20/21 season, 4FRNT is offering a new, special edition of their excellent Raven ski. Check out our First Look & Flash Review for more on this collab with Eric Hjorleifson & Pomoca, and how the newest Raven compares to the rest of the market.

2020-2021 Black Crows Atris

Jonathan Ellsworth and Luke Koppa review the Black Crows Atris for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

This past season we had two reviewers spending time on the latest iteration of the playful “big-mountain” ski in the Black Crows lineup, the Atris, and you can now check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

2020-2021 Dynastar M-Pro 99

Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Dynastar M-Pro 99 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

The M-Pro 99 follows a long line of Dynastar’s directional freeride skis, and we think this new ski represents both an interesting departure and an interesting addition to the lineup. Check out our full review and Deep Dive comparisons.

2020-2021 K2 Reckoner 102

Luke Koppa reviews the K2 Reckoner 102 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Many skis on the market are pretty good at a lot of things but consequently don’t really stand out in any particular aspect. Given that, the ultra-playful, yet surprisingly versatile K2 Reckoner 102 is a refreshing change of pace — check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

2020-2021 Kastle FX106 HP

Luke Koppa reviews the Kastle FX106 HP for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

The Kastle FX106 HP is a ski that’s quick & lively but that some skiers will still be able to ski quite hard. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons to see if it’d be a good fit for you.

2020-2021 Salomon Stance 90

Luke Koppa reviews the Salomon Stance 90 for Blister

New for 20/21, the Salomon Stance 90 is a metal-laminate all-mountain ski with a design that has us excited about its potential versatility. Check out our First Look to see why.

2020-2021 Movement Fly Two 115

Luke Koppa reviews the Movement Fly Two 115 for Blister

Movement’s Fly Two collection is targeted at skiers who like to take a playful approach to the mountain, and their Fly Two 115 in particular has us very excited about its potential to be both playful and stable. Check out our First Look to see why.

2020-2021 Nordica Santa Ana 93

Kristin Sinnott reviews the Nordica Santa Ana 93 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado

Nordica is overhauling their women’s all-mountain Santa Ana skis for the 20/21 season, and you can check out our First Look & Flash Review of the Santa Ana 93 for more on what’s changed, what hasn’t, and how the new ski’s design compares to the rest of the market.

2020-2021 Whitedot Altum 114

Luke Koppa reviews the Whitedot Altum 114 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

The Whitedot Altum 114 is one of those skis that we think a very wide range of skiers will like, from those always looking for natural features to hit, to those who ski with a more directional style. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons.

2020-2021 Majesty Vanguard

Luke Koppa reviews the Majesty Vanguard for Blister

New for 20/21, the Majesty Vanguard is a lightweight, twin-tipped, and strong 118mm-wide ski — a combination we don’t see all that often. Check out our First Look & Flash Review for more on this new big-mountain ski.