Skis

Recent Ski Reviews

Cy Whitling reviews the Atomic Bent Chetler 120 for Blister

2018-2019 Atomic Bent Chetler 120

We’ve now spent around. 45 days on the Atomic Bent Chetler 120 — from deep pow to bad snow in technical terrain — and now have an update on its versatility, durability, and who we think will like it most.

Luke Koppa and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Moment Commander 98 for Blister

2018-2019 Moment Commander 98

We’ve now had several days and a few reviewers on Moment’s new metal-laminate Commander 98, and you can now check out our full review.

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Blizzard Rustler 9 for Blister

2018-2019 Blizzard Rustler 9

This year Blizzard added a narrower ski to their Freeride line, and you can now check out our full review of the Rustler 9.

Sam Shaheen reviews the Folsom Trophy Carbon for Blister

2018-2019 Folsom Trophy Carbon

There aren’t a whole lot of playful pow skis out there that are light enough to tour on, but Folsom’s Trophy Carbon seems like it could fill that role. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, initial impressions, and Flash Review.

2018-2019 Moment Meridian 107

We’ve had more days and more reviewers on Moment’s reverse-camber all-mountain ski, the Meridian 107, and you can now check out our updated review.

Andrew Forward reviews the Black Diamond Expedition 3 Ski Pole for Blister

Black Diamond Expedition 3 Ski Poles

After using it for more than 50 days, Black Diamond’s Expedition 3 pole has proven to be a reliable piece of equipment that’s worth a look for splitboarders, skiers, or anyone who wants a packable and durable pole for year-round use.

Luke Koppa reviews the J Skis Masterblaster for Blister

2018-2019 J Skis Masterblaster

Having gotten more time and more reviewers on the J Skis Masterblaster, we’ve updated our review with comments about the ski’s stability, playfulness, and why it stands out in the all-mountain category.

Jonathan Ellsworth and Sam Shaheen review the Head Supershape i.Titan for Blister

2018-2019 Head Supershape i.Titan

The Head Supershape i.Titan impressed several of our reviewers last season, earning a Best Of award in our 18/19 Winter Buyer’s Guide. Now you can check out our full review to see why.

Brian Lindahl reviews the Whitedot Ragnarok 118 Carbonlite for Blister

2018-2019 Whitedot Ragnarok 118 Carbonlite

By lightening up their big-mountain weapon, the Ragnarok, with their “Carbonlite” construction, Whitedot intended to make a true, big-mountain powder charger that’s still light enough to haul uphill. So did they hit the mark with the Ragnarok Carbonlite?

Cy Whitling reviews the Armada ARV 106 for Blister

2018-2019 Armada ARV 106

It’s rare that an updated product is better than its predecessor in every respect, but the redesigned Armada ARV 106 might just be one of those products. Check out our full review.

Blister's 3-ski Quiver Awards — 18/19

3-Ski Quivers: Reviewers’ Selections (18/19)

We’ve asked a number of our reviewers to discuss how they think about putting together a ski quiver, and which specific skis they’d choose. Check out part 2, including additions from Jonathan Ellsworth, Sascha Anastas, Kristin Sinnott, and Brian Lindahl.

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Renoun Z-Line 90 for Blister

2018-2019 Renoun Z-Line 90

Renoun’s technology and construction is far from traditional. But what happens when you apply it to a more traditional shape? Check out our full review of the Renoun Z-Line 90.

Blister's Guide to the Best Skis for Beginners

Best Skis for Beginners: A Guide

If you are new to skiing — or just haven’t gone in a while — here is our guide to what you ought to look for in a ski, whether you are looking to rent or buy.