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Gordon Gianniny reviews the Altra Superior 4.0 for BLISTER

Gordon Gianniny

Vitals: 6’1”, 145 lbs For more on my background, listen to the below podcast, starting around 6:40 Running Background, Style, and General Preferences I grew up in Durango, CO and started running in middle school after discovering that I wasn’t very good at the foot-eye

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Blister reviews the Black Crows Anima

20/21 Black Crows Anima

With all the new snow here, we’ve been getting time on some bigger skis in bigger terrain. One of those has been the updated Black Crows Anima — check out our initial impressions.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Renoun Endurance 88 for Blister

2021-2022 Renoun Endurance 88

Renoun’s skis are legitimately unique, due to the non-Newtonian polymer in their construction. We’ve been spending time on their narrowest all-mountain ski, the Endurance 88, and the results have, once again, been very surprising. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Renoun Endurance 88 for Blister

Deep Dive: Renoun Endurance 88

We compare the Endurance 88 to the Armada Declivity 92 Ti, Salomon Stance 90, Blizzard Brahma 88, Head Kore 93, Fischer Ranger 94 FR, Nordica Enforcer 88, J Skis Masterblaster, Volkl Mantra M5, Folsom Spar 88, Elan Wingman 86 CTi, & Liberty Evolv 90.

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David Golay reviews the 2021 Fox 40 for Blister

2021 Fox 40 Fork

The first iteration of the Fox 40 dual-crown fork came onto the market in 2005, and now for 2021, Fox has given it an overhaul. So just how different is the new version, and how does it perform on the trail? Check out our full review.

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Dylan Wood & Luke Koppa review the Sego Big Horn 106 for Blister

2020-2021 Sego Big Horn 106

With the updates made for 20/21, Sego turned their Big Horn 106 into an even more versatile and stable, yet still very playful all-mountain ski. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons.

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Dylan Wood & Luke Koppa review the Sego Big Horn 106 for Blister

Deep Dive: Sego Big Horn 106

We compare the Big Horn 106 to the Moment Wildcat 108, Whitedot Altum 104, J Skis Hotshot, Sego Cleaver Comp, Dynastar M-Free 108, K2 Reckoner 102, Black Crows Atris, Moment Deathwish, Line Sir Francis Bacon, ON3P Woodsman 108, Volkl Revolt 104, 4FRNT Devastator, Season Nexus, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Nordica Enforcer 104, Salomon QST 106, Shaggy’s Ahmeek 105, Sego Condor 108, Elan Ripstick 106, Icelantic Nomad 105, Blizzard Rustler 10, 4FRNT MSP 107, & Liberty Origin 106.

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Privateer Bike's Sam Meegan goes on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast to discuss the company's history, philosophy on bike design, and future

Privateer Bikes: Origins, Philosophy, & Trajectory (Ep.51)

We talk to Sam Meegan of Privateer Bikes, which is a company that has been pushing forward certain aspects of bike design that have been gaining broader acceptance in the bike industry. So come to learn more about Privateer, but stick around to hear Sam’s big idea about how to revolutionize a whole other product category.

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Blister discusses the Forbidden Dreadnought

2021 Forbidden Dreadnought

Forbidden’s new Dreadnought is an especially interesting contender in the field of ~160mm-travel Enduro bikes, with high-pivot suspension, radically size-specific geometry, and a host of other features. Check out what has us so excited.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Season Forma ski for Blister

Flash Review: Season Forma Ski

We just wrapped up a day on the 118mm-wide, fishtailed ski in Season’s lineup. Check out our initial impressions.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Tecnica Mach1 130 MV for Blister

20/21 Tecnica Mach1 130 MV

We’ve now spent about 40 days in Tecnica’s recently revised 130-flex, medium-volume alpine boot. Check out our thoughts.

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Jonathan Ellsworth and Luke Koppa review the Blizzard Cochise 106 for Blister

2021-2022 Blizzard Cochise 106

Blizzard updated their all-mountain charger this season, and it’s now time for us to weigh in on the updated Cochise 106. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Jonathan Ellsworth and Luke Koppa review the Blizzard Cochise 106 for Blister

Deep Dive: Blizzard Cochise 106

We compare the Cochise 106 to the previous Cochise, the Volkl Katana 108, Prior Husume, Black Crows Corvus, Rossignol Blackops Sender Ti, Folsom Blister Pro 104, Fischer Ranger 107 Ti, Dynastar M-Pro 105, Nordica Enforcer 100, Nordica Enforcer 104 Free, K2 Mindbender 108Ti, 4FRNT MSP 107, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, J Skis Hotshot, Salomon QST 106, Dynastar M-Free 108, & ON3P Woodsman 108.

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Luke Koppa reviews the Norse Enduro for Blister

20/21 Norse Enduro

We just spent a day on a new ski from a new ski company — the Norse Enduro. Check out our initial thoughts.

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David Golay reviews the Canyon Stoic for Blister

2021 Canyon Stoic

Sub-$2K price tag, huge size range, modern geometry — the new Canyon Stoic hardtail checks a lot of boxes on paper. And after spending a couple months riding it, we think it checks a lot of boxes on the trail, too. Check out our full review of this versatile hardtail.

Brooklyn Bell goes on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas Podcast to discuss mountain biking, skiing, art, figure skating, frogs, and much more

Brooklyn Bell on Biking, Art, Skiing, & More (Ep.52)

Brooklyn Bell is a mountain biker and a skier and an artist and a former figure skater and a future frog scientist (maybe). So we talk about all of that and a whole lot more, including Brooklyn’s current big idea.

Women’s Insulated Parka & Jacket Roundup

Looking for a big, warm, comfortable coat for chilly days around town? Check out several of the insulated parkas & jackets that our reviewers have been testing out this season.

Gordon Gianniny reviews the Altra Superior 4.0 for BLISTER

Gordon Gianniny

Vitals: 6’1”, 145 lbs For more on my background, listen to the below podcast, starting around 6:40 Running Background, Style, and General Preferences I grew up in Durango, CO and started running in middle school after discovering that I wasn’t very good at the foot-eye

Blister reviews the Black Crows Anima

20/21 Black Crows Anima

With all the new snow here, we’ve been getting time on some bigger skis in bigger terrain. One of those has been the updated Black Crows Anima — check out our initial impressions.

Luke Koppa reviews the Renoun Endurance 88 for Blister

2021-2022 Renoun Endurance 88

Renoun’s skis are legitimately unique, due to the non-Newtonian polymer in their construction. We’ve been spending time on their narrowest all-mountain ski, the Endurance 88, and the results have, once again, been very surprising. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Luke Koppa reviews the Renoun Endurance 88 for Blister

Deep Dive: Renoun Endurance 88

We compare the Endurance 88 to the Armada Declivity 92 Ti, Salomon Stance 90, Blizzard Brahma 88, Head Kore 93, Fischer Ranger 94 FR, Nordica Enforcer 88, J Skis Masterblaster, Volkl Mantra M5, Folsom Spar 88, Elan Wingman 86 CTi, & Liberty Evolv 90.

Brendan Leonard discusses on Blister's Off The Couch podcast his new book, I Hate Running and You Can Too, the background behind the book, his relationship with running, and more

Brendan’s New Book: I Hate Running and You Can Too (Ep.80)

Our Off The Couch co-host, Brendan Leonard, has a new book coming out, so Jonathan talked to him about zen koans, piñatas, other running books, kids, and why Jonathan thinks you should read this book whether you hate running, or love it.