Jonathan’s Sleep Experiment

Our founder has historically been downright terrible in terms of sleeping enough, but he’s now trying to change that. In this ongoing series, he’s documenting the things he’s been reading and listening to to help with the process, and some of the tips, tricks, habits, and products he’s been using.

21/22 Head Kore 87

Luke Koppa reviews the Head Kore 87 for Blister

Here are some of our initial thoughts on the narrowest ski in the Kore lineup.

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21/22 Salomon Stance W 88

Kara Williard reviews the Salomon Stance W 88 for Blister

Check out our initial impressions of this metal-laminate women’s all-mountain ski from Salomon.

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Topo Athletic Mtn Racer 2

Gordon Gianniny reviews the Topo Athletic Mtn Racer 2 for Blister.

The new Topo Athletic Mtn Racer 2 is in contention to be our running editor’s favorite long-distance mountain running shoe of the year. Check out his review to see why, and why this 2nd version is such an improvement over the original.

21/22 Black Crows Mirus Cor

Luke Koppa reviews the Black Crows Mirus COR for Blister

We’ve got another update on Black Crows’ new, strange carver, and it’s a bit surprising.

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Marcus Caston on the Return of the Turn (Ep.192)

When it comes to true ‘all-mountain’ skiing, Marcus Caston has one of the nicest turns in the game. He’s also got one of our favorite video series, Return of the Turn. So on our Blister Podcast, we talked to Marcus about the new episode; coaching; why people think he’s from the East Coast; and we discuss some Best / Worst episode ideas. (Paging Glen Plake…)

When it comes to true ‘all-mountain’ skiing, Marcus Caston makes one of the nicest turns in the game. He’s also got one of our favorite video series, Return of the Turn. So we talked to Marcus about the new episode; coaching; why people think he’s from the East Coast; and we discuss some Best / Worst episode ideas. (Paging Glen Plake…)

Shop Talk: Pulling Back the Curtain on Gear Testing (Ep.172)

Today we’re talking all things ski testing, and to provide their wealth of experience in this arena are The Ski Monster’s George Michaelsen and Matt Berkowitz. We discuss good ways and bad ways to conduct gear tests; how and why The Ski Monster has been able to ramp up the amount of gear testing they’re doing; and why not all gear tests are created equal.