2019-2020 Amplid Facelift 108

Luke Koppa reviews the Amplid Facelift 108 for Blister

For those people who like to skin up for their turns and then slash, spin, and play around on the way down, the Amplid Facelift 108 is a very good option. Check out our full review.

Deep Dive: Amplid Facelift 108

Luke Koppa reviews the Amplid Facelift 108 for Blister

We compare the Facelift 108 to the Line Vision 108, Line Sir Francis Bacon, 4FRNT Raven, Renoun Citadel 106, Line Sick Day 104, Black Diamond Helio 105, K2 Wayback 106, Elan Ripstick 106, Faction Candide 3.0, and Sego Big Horn 106.

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2019-2020 Faction Chapter 1.0

Luke Koppa reviews the Faction Chapter 1.0 for Blister

Faction is bringing back the Chapter name to their lineup for 19/20, but these new Chapter skis are nothing like the previous skis that shared their name. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the Chapter 1.0.

2020-2021 Liberty evolv 90

Luke Koppa reviews the Liberty evolv 90 for Blister

For 19/20, Liberty is launching a brand-new line of skis that’s reportedly a blend of their V and Origin skis. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the new evolv 90.

Deep Dive: Armada ARV 96 Ti

Luke Koppa reviews the Armada ARV 96 Ti for Blister

We compare the ARV 96 Ti to the Rossignol Black Ops 98, Dynastar Menace 98, Atomic Bent Chetler 100, Fischer Ranger 94 FR, Liberty Helix 98, Liberty Origin 96, J Skis Masterblaster, Moment Commander 98, Renoun Endurance 98, Nordica Enforcer 100, 4FRNT MSP 99, ON3P Wrenegade 96, and Blizzard Rustler 9.

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2020-2021 Prior Northwest 100

Luke Koppa reviews the Prior Northwest 100 for Blister

The brand-new Prior Northwest 100 slots into a diverse class of playful all-mountain skis. So how does its design compare to the competition? Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions.

2020-2021 DPS Alchemist Wailer A110 C2

Luke Koppa reviews the DPS Alchemist Wailer 110 C2 for Blister

DPS’s Wailer 112 has become very popular with many skiers, but it’s also been a bit polarizing. For 19/20, they’re adding a different version that could be appealing to those who weren’t previously interested in the Wailer 112. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the new Wailer A110.

2020-2021 Line Sakana

Blister reviews the Line Sakana

Spring skiing is here, so we figured it’d be a good time to look back on one of the most fun skis we’ve been on for spring conditions — the Line Sakana. Plus, we’ve added some updates about how it performs as a 50/50 ski.

Deep Dive: Line Vision 108

Luke Koppa reviews the Line Vision 108 for Blister.

We compare the Vision 108 to the Amplid Facelift 108, Line Sir Francis Bacon, Line Sick Day 104, 4FRNT Raven, Renoun Citadel 106, Black Diamond Helio 105, K2 Wayback 106, Elan Ripstick 106, Faction Candide 3.0, Sego Big Horn 106, Atomic Backland FR 109, and Scott Scrapper 105.

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2020-2021 Dynastar Menace 98

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Dynastar Menace 98 for Blister

Whether under its old “Slicer” name or its new one, the Dynastar Menace 98 has been around for a long time. And after getting two reviewers on it, we think there’s good reason for that. Check out our full review.

Deep Dive: Dynastar Menace 98

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Dynastar Menace 98 for Blister

We compare the Menace 98 to the Rossignol Black Ops 98, Armada ARV 96 Ti, Atomic Bent Chetler 100, Liberty Helix 98 & Origin 96, J Skis Masterblaster, Blizzard Rustler 9, Nordica Enforcer 100, 4FRNT MSP 99, Moment Commander 98, and ON3P Wrenegade 96.

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2020-2021 Armada Tracer 108

Luke Koppa reviews the 19/20 Armada Tracer 108 for Blister

Armada is tweaking several of their backcountry oriented Tracer skis for 19/20, supposedly making them both lighter and more durable. So how does the new Tracer 108’s design compare to the rest of the market? Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions.

2020-2021 Black Crows Orb

Luke Koppa reviews the Black Crows Orb for Blister

For 19/20 Black Crows is overhauling their narrower all-mountain ski, the Orb, and the updated version is basically a new ski entirely. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions.

Deep Dive: Folsom Spar 88

Sam Shaheen and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Folsom Spar 88 for Blister

We compare the Spar 88 to the Blizzard Brahma, Head Monster 88 Ti, Nordica Enforcer 93, J Skis Masterblaster, Renoun Z-Line 90, Atomic Vantage 90 Ti, Armada Invictus 89Ti, K2 Ikonic 84Ti, and Black Crows Orb.

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2020-2021 Folsom Spar 88

Sam Shaheen and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Folsom Spar 88 for Blister

Building a narrower “all-mountain” ski that actually works well all around the mountain is trickier (or, at least rarer) than you might think. But the Folsom Spar 88 does, and you can now check out our full review.

2020-2021 Romp Skis 100

Luke Koppa reviews the Romp Skis 100 for Blister

This season we built a custom ski with Romp, and you can now check out our full review for more info on the custom process, the resulting ski, and how well it lived up to our expectations.

Deep Dive: Dynastar Legend X96

Jonathan Ellsworth and Sam Shaheen review the Dynastar Legend X96 for Blister

We compare the Legend X96 to the Volkl Mantra M5, Blizzard Bonafide, J Skis Masterblaster, Nordica Enforcer 100, Moment Commander 98, Rossignol Experience 94 Ti, Atomic Vantage 97Ti, 4FRNT MSP 99, Atomic Bent Chetler 100, Liberty Origin 96, Blizzard Rustler 9, Renoun Endurance 94, and ON3p Wrenegade 96.

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