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Recent Ski Reviews

Paul Forward reviews the Moment Chipotle Banana for Blister

2020-2021 Moment Chipotle Banana

Moment’s 122mm-wide Chipotle Banana has proven to be a surprisingly versatile ski, given its girthy dimensions. Check out Paul Forward’s full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Luke Koppa and Dylan Wood review the Dynastar M-Free 108 for Blister

2021-2022 Dynastar M-Free 108

This season we’ve been reviewing the longest length of Dynastar’s playful freeride ski, and the results have been very interesting. Check out our updated review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Kristin Sinnott reviews the Rossignol Blackops Rallybird Ti for Blister

2021-2022 Rossignol Blackops Rallybird Ti

We’ve been spending a lot of time on the two widest women’s-specific skis in Rossignol’s new Blackops freeride line. Check out our full review for more on the Rallybird Ti, and how it compares to the standard Rallybird.

Jonathan Ellsworth & Luke Koppa review the Salomon Stance 96 for Blister

2021-2022 Salomon Stance 96

This season Salomon stepped back into the metal-laminate all-mountain ski market, and you can now check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons of the Stance 96.

We sat down with Folsom Custom Skis CEO, Mike McCabe, to talk about two of the most surprising skis of the Blister Summit; how Folsom does things; Mike’s thoughts on the Blister Summit; and more.

Blister Summit Brand Lineups: Folsom Skis 21/22

We sat down with Folsom Custom Skis CEO, Mike McCabe, to talk about two of the most surprising skis of the Blister Summit; how Folsom does things; Mike’s thoughts on the Blister Summit; and more.

Luke Koppa reviews the DPS Pagoda Piste 90 RP for Blister

2021-2022 DPS Pagoda Piste 90 RP

The Pagoda Piste 90 RP is a uniquely versatile, narrower all-mountain ski that should be on the radar of folks who spend a lot of time off piste. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

At the Blister Summit, we dove deep into Rossignol’s 21/22 ski lineup, with Rossi’s alpine category manager, Jake Stevens. We discussed the decision to kill the “7 Series” and the Soul 7; what they are going for with their Black Ops series that replaces it; why “-ish” is a very important suffix for Rossignol; and more.

Blister Summit Brand Lineups: ROSSIGNOL 21/22

At the Blister Summit, we dove deep into Rossignol’s 21/22 ski lineup, with Rossi’s alpine category manager, Jake Stevens. We discussed the decision to kill the “7 Series” and the Soul 7; what they are going for with their Black Ops series that replaces it; why “-ish” is a very important suffix for Rossignol; and more.

Paul Forward reviews the Folsom Rapture for Blister

2021-2022 Folsom Rapture

Blister reviewer and heli-ski guide, Paul Forward, worked with Folsom to make a ski that’d be ideal for a whole season of guiding in Alaska. Check out the details on the ski they came up with.

Luke Koppa, Dylan Wood, & Jonathan Ellsworth review the Wagner 106 ski for Blister

2021-2022 Wagner Custom Summit 106

Wagner made a few skis for testing at the Blister Summit, and we’ve continued to spend time on their “50/50” 106mm-wide ski. The results have been quite impressive — check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Sascha Anastas reviews the Nordica Santa Ana 104 Free for Blister

2021-2022 Nordica Santa Ana 104 Free

This season Nordica added a new ski to their popular Santa Ana lineup, and we’ve now spent a lot of time on the Santa Ana 104 Free. Check out our full review.

Luke Koppa reviews the Elan Wingman 86 CTi for Blister

2021-2022 Elan Wingman 86 CTi

If your definition of an “all-mountain” ski is one that’s a blast to carve on groomers but that can also handle occasional laps off piste, the Wingman 86 CTi should be on your list. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Jonathan Ellsworth, Luke Koppa, & Drew Kelly review the Volkl Katana 108 for Blister

2021-2022 Volkl Katana 108

The Volkl Katana was an absolute classic of a ski that was beloved by many. Volkl brought back the Katana name this season, and you can now check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons of the new Katana 108.

Luke Koppa reviews the Season Forma for Blister

Season Forma Ski

While it sounds cliche, the Season Forma is a ski that legitimately makes you look at the mountain in a different way. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons to see why it has become one of the standout skis this year for our managing editor.

Luke Koppa and Dylan Wood review the Line Vision 118 for Blister

2021-2022 Line Vision 118

Lightweight and playful, the Line Vision 118 should be on your list if you’re looking for a pow ski that you’ll use in the backcountry, the resort, or a mix of both.

Jonathan Ellsworth and Luke Koppa review the Blizzard Bonafide 97 for Blister

2021-2022 Blizzard Bonafide 97

The Blizzard Bonafide has long been a reference point in the all-mountain category, but these days, it might stand out more than ever before. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons of the overhauled Bonafide 97.