2019-2020 Head Monster 88 Ti

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Head Monster 88 for Blister

With the Monster 98 and 108 now gone, the new, redesigned Head Monster 88 Ti is now the widest ski in the Monster series. So what changed and what stayed the same with this new ski? Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review.

2018-2019 K2 Pinnacle 95 Ti

Blister reviews the K2 Pinnacle 95 Ti

Light, but pretty stable. Surfy, but can hold an edge. Forgiving, but supportive. The newest iteration of the K2 Pinnacle 95 Ti feels like a bit of a contradiction, but the result is a pretty versatile ski that we think a lot of skiers may enjoy. Check out our full review.

2019-2020 ON3P Wrenegade 96

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the ON3P Wrenegade 96 for Blister

The brand-new ON3P Wrenegade 96 is the narrowest directional ski in ON3P’s lineup, but it definitely doesn’t look like some corduroy cruiser. So how does it compare to the Wren 98 it replaced, as well as other skis in its class? Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review.

Deep Dive: Elan Ripstick 106

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Elan Ripstick 106 for Blister

We compare the Ripstick 106 to the Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Line Sick Day 104, Salomon QST 106, Atomic Bent Chetler 100, Blizzard Rustler 10, Renoun Citadel 106, and Liberty Origin 106.

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2019-2020 Elan Ripstick 106

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Elan Ripstick 106 for Blister

We got two reviewers on two lengths of the Elan Ripstick 106 this past season, and now it’s time for us to weigh in on this lightweight all-mountain ski. Check out our full review and Deep Dive comparisons.

2019-2020 Armada Invictus 89 Ti

Blister reviews the Armada Invictus 89 Ti

The Armada Invictus 89 Ti is the narrowest metal-laminate ski in Armada’s revamped Invictus lineup, and while it has two layers of titanal, it isn’t heavy, and it has lots of tip rocker. So what sort of ski is it? Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions.

18/19 Liberty V92

Blister reviews the Liberty VMT 92

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of the V92, including comparisons to the Renoun Z-Line 90, Blizzard Brahma, and Folsom Spar 88.

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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.

18/19 Liberty Origin 90

Luke Koppa reviews the Liberty Origin 90 for Blister

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of the new Origin 90, including comparisons to the old Origin 90, the Blizzard Brahma, and the Origin 96.

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2018-2019 Liberty Origin 90

Luke Koppa reviews the Liberty Origin 90 for Blister

For the 18/19 season, Liberty has revised the Origin 90. Take a look at our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review, to see how different it is from the 17/18 Origin 90, and how much family resemblance there is to the Origin 96, 106, and 112.

18/19 4FRNT MSP 99

Blister reviews the 4FRNT MSP 99

Here are our initial on-snow impressions of the MSP 99, with comparisons to some other all-mountain skis like the Nordica Enforcer 100, Liberty Origin 96, and J Skis Masterblaster.

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Deep Dive: Blizzard Brahma

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Blizzard Brahma for Blister

We compare the Brahma to the Nordica Enforcer 93, Blizzard Bonafide, Salomon XDR 88 Ti, Head Kore 93, K2 Ikonic 84 Ti, J Skis Masterblaster, Renoun Z-Line 90, and a few other skis.

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Deep Dive: Rossignol Soul 7 HD

Sam Shaheen reviews the Rossignol Soul 7 HD for Blister

We compare the Soul 7 HD to a ton of 105-110mm-wide, all mountain skis, including the Salomon QST 106, Line Sick Day 104, Blizzard Rustler 10, Nordica Enforcer 110, and many more.

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18/19 All-Mountain & Frontside Skis (Ep.15)

We discuss new 2018-2019 skis on the GEAR 30 podcast

We just finished testing a broad range of skis, so Blister’s Sam Shaheen, Luke Koppa, and Jonathan Ellsworth discuss a number of the highlights, including the new Atomic Bent Chetler 100, the HEAD Supershape i.Titan, a new carver from DPS, the Black Crows Orb, and what might be Jonathan’s new personal favorite from Blizzard.

Weird Skis & Women’s Ski Boots (Ep.13)

Sascha Anastas and Jonathan Ellsworth discuss women's ski boots, Gear:30 Podcast

Jonathan Ellsworth and Sam Shaheen discuss the Renoun Endurance 98 and Scott Scrapper 115, then Sascha Anastas and Kara Williard talk about women’s ski boots, why it can be so hard for good skiers with small feet to find something that works for them, and which new boot Sascha is in love with.

18/19 HEAD Kore 99

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Head Kore 99 for Blister

Here are our initial on-snow impressions of the Head Kore 99, with comparisons to the Head Kore 93 and Monster 98.

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2020-2021 HEAD Kore 99

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Head Kore 99 for Blister

For the 18/19 season, Head is introducing the Kore 99, which fills an interesting spot in their line of lightweight resort Kore skis. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions.