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Paul Forward reviews the Scarpa Alien RS for Blister

2018-2019 Scarpa Alien RS

We gave Scarpa’s Alien RS a “Best Of” award in our 18/19 Winter Buyer’s Guide, saying its performance almost created a new class of boot. Now you can check out our full review for more info on how it compares to several other lightweight touring boots.

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Andrew Mildenburger's Strictly Business ski movie on Blister

Andrew Mildenberger — “Strictly Business”

“Strictly Business” recently won the amateur Film of the Year award at IF3, and after watching it, nothing about the film seems “amateur” — the skiing and cinematography are up there with the best in the business. Check out the full film here.

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Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Moment Commander 98 for Blister

18/19 Moment Commander 98

Yesterday we posted our initial impressions of the new Moment Commander 108, and now Blister Members can check out our Flash Review of the Commander 98.

Blister’s Flash Reviews and Deep Dives are produced for Blister members.

To get our comprehensive deep dives and our initial, unfiltered reports on new gear without waiting for our full reviews, become a Blister Member and receive many other services, deals, and discounts.

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Sam Shaheen reviews the Scott Couloir 2 Helmet for Blister

Scott Couloir 2 Helmet

For people who like to climb up mountains and ski down them, the Scott Couloir 2 helmet — which passes skiing and mountaineering certifications — is a very compelling option.

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Noah Bodman reviews the Mondraker Foxy 29 for Blister

2019 Mondraker Foxy 29

The Mondraker Foxy 29 takes a bit of a different approach to traditional Trail-bike geometry, and the result is a correspondingly unique on-trail experience. Check out our review.

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Jonathan Ellsworth and Luke Koppa review the Moment Commander 108

18/19 Moment Commander 108

We just spent a few days on the Moment Commander 108, and Blister Members can now check out what is probably one of our longest Flash Reviews to date.

Blister’s Flash Reviews and Deep Dives are produced for Blister members.

To get our comprehensive deep dives and our initial, unfiltered reports on new gear without waiting for our full reviews, become a Blister Member and receive many other services, deals, and discounts.

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Jeremy Pancras WOULD YOU film on BLISTER

Jeremy Pancras — “WOULD YOU”

Jeremy Pancras’s new film takes a look at why we choose to ski, telling that story from the perspective of some of the best up-and-comers and established legends in the ski world. It’s one of our editor’s favorite ski films of the year, and is certainly worth a watch.

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Luke Koppa reviews the J Skis Masterblaster for Blister

2018-2019 J Skis Masterblaster

Having gotten more time and more reviewers on the J Skis Masterblaster, we’ve updated our review with comments about the ski’s stability, playfulness, and why it stands out in the all-mountain category.

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Xan Marshland reviews the Maloja FlurinM Multi 1/2 Jersey and BrailM Shorts for Blister

Maloja FlurinM Multi ½ Jersey and BrailM Shorts

Maloja aims to make high-performance outdoor apparel without the monotonous styling that we typically see from other brands. We spent 3 months testing some of their MTB apparel to see how they performed, and here you can check out our full review.

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Jonathan Ellsworth and Sam Shaheen review the Head Supershape i.Titan for Blister

2018-2019 Head Supershape i.Titan

The Head Supershape i.Titan impressed several of our reviewers last season, earning a Best Of award in our 18/19 Winter Buyer’s Guide. Now you can check out our full review to see why.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Moment Commander 98 for Blister

2018-2019 Moment Commander 98

Moment’s new Commander freeride series of skis are pretty wild, and you can now check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the Commander 98.

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Blister's Lightweight Touring Binding Shootout

Lightweight Touring Binding Shootout

We’ve now covered several of the most interesting lightweight touring bindings for 18/19 (including the new G3 ZED), and now we’re comparing them to show where, exactly, each binding stands out, which one might make the most sense for you, and how this lightweight category of bindings compares to heavier touring bindings like the Salomon / Atomic Shift, Marker Kingpin, and Fritschi Tecton.

Sam Shaheen reviews the G3 ZED 12 for Blister

2018-2019 G3 ZED 12

The new ZED 12 binding is very impressive on paper. But on snow, how does it compare to the other lightweight touring bindings on the market? Check out our review.

Paul Forward reviews the Scarpa Alien RS for Blister

2018-2019 Scarpa Alien RS

We gave Scarpa’s Alien RS a “Best Of” award in our 18/19 Winter Buyer’s Guide, saying its performance almost created a new class of boot. Now you can check out our full review for more info on how it compares to several other lightweight touring boots.

Andrew Mildenburger's Strictly Business ski movie on Blister

Andrew Mildenberger — “Strictly Business”

“Strictly Business” recently won the amateur Film of the Year award at IF3, and after watching it, nothing about the film seems “amateur” — the skiing and cinematography are up there with the best in the business. Check out the full film here.

Blister's 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Blister’s Holiday Gift Guide 2018 — Stocking Stuffers

‘Tis the season to do some nice things, say some nice things, and maybe give one or two nice things to the people you care about, so this week we’re sharing a few of our own favorite gift ideas, starting with our top picks for stocking stuffers.

Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Moment Commander 98 for Blister

18/19 Moment Commander 98

Yesterday we posted our initial impressions of the new Moment Commander 108, and now Blister Members can check out our Flash Review of the Commander 98.

Sam Shaheen reviews the Scott Couloir 2 Helmet for Blister

Scott Couloir 2 Helmet

For people who like to climb up mountains and ski down them, the Scott Couloir 2 helmet — which passes skiing and mountaineering certifications — is a very compelling option.

Noah Bodman reviews the Mondraker Foxy 29 for Blister

2019 Mondraker Foxy 29

The Mondraker Foxy 29 takes a bit of a different approach to traditional Trail-bike geometry, and the result is a correspondingly unique on-trail experience. Check out our review.

Jonathan Ellsworth and Luke Koppa review the Moment Commander 108

18/19 Moment Commander 108

We just spent a few days on the Moment Commander 108, and Blister Members can now check out what is probably one of our longest Flash Reviews to date.