Recent Ski Reviews

Luke Koppa & Dylan Wood review the DPS Foundation Koala 103 for Blister

2021-2022 DPS Foundation Koala 103

For 21/22, DPS is expanding their playful Koala series with the introduction of the brand-new Koala 103. Check out our First Look & Flash Review to learn more.

Luke Koppa reviews the Parlor Warbird for Blister

2021-2022 Parlor Warbird

There are lots of smaller-batch ski manufacturers these days, but very few that have branched out into the category of dedicated carving skis. Parlor changed that with their Warbird — a 78mm-wide ski designed to excel on groomed snow.

Blister reviews the J Skis Hotshot

2020-2021 J Skis Hotshot

We’ve now had two reviewers putting in a lot of time on J’s playful, metal-laminate ski — and they’re both big fans. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons of the Hotshot.

Luke Koppa reviews the Season Nexus ski for Blister

Season Nexus Ski

Last fall, Eric Pollard made a surprising announcement: he’d started his own ski and snowboard brand with Austin Smith. We’ll be riding every ski / board in the lineup, but for now, check out our First Look of the 106mm-wide Nexus ski to learn more about the brand and its product lineup.

Dylan Wood and Luke Koppa review the Volkl Revolt 104 for Blister

2020-2021 Volkl Revolt 104

Two of our reviewers have been skiing all over Mt. Crested Butte on Volkl’s new Revolt 104. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Cy Whitling reviews the Hinterland Maul 121 for Blister

2020-2021 Hinterland Maul 121

Hinterland is a small-batch ski manufacturer out of Utah, and we’ve been impressed by the widest ski in their lineup, the Maul 121. Check out our full review for more on the ski and how it compares to other playful pow skis on the market.

Blister reviews the Faction La Machine

2020-2021 Faction La Machine

126 mm wide, reverse-cambered, really light — “La Machine” from Faction is not your typical ski, and we’re really curious about how this pow-specific tool will perform this season. Check out our First Look for more info.

Luke Koppa reviews the Armada Declivity 92 Ti for Blister

2020-2021 Armada Declivity 92 Ti

We’ve spent the past few weeks skiing one of Armada’s new metal-laminate skis, the Declivity 92 Ti. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons of this fun, lively, & versatile ski.