Skis

Recent Ski Reviews

Luke Koppa reviews the J Skis Hotshot for Blister

2020-2021 J Skis Hotshot

From directional skiers to those throwing tricks, many of our reviewers really like the J Skis Metal. For 20/21, J is replacing the Metal with the new Hotshot, and those same reviewers are pretty excited about this new metal-laminate ski. Check out our First Look for more info.

Sam Shaheen reviews the Moment Wildcat Tour 108 for Blister

2020-2021 Moment Wildcat Tour 108

This past year we spent time on the Wildcat Tour 108 in a wide range of conditions, and you can now check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Eric Freson reviews the Moment Commander 118 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

2019-2020 Moment Commander 118

We like honest and accurate descriptions of gear, and Moment’s note about their Commander 118 being “not for the faint of heart” is accurate. Check out our full review for more details about this big-mountain charger.

2020-2021 Line Blade

In these uncertain times, we figured it’d be a good time to look back on one of the most odd, yet very fun skis we got on this year, the Line Blade. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons of this super-tight-radius, metal-laminate, all-mountain ski.

Luke Koppa reviews the Movement Alp Tracks 106 for Blister

2020-2021 Movement Alp Tracks 106

We’re reviewing a few new skis from Movement, starting with one of the lightest skis we’ve weighed, the Alp Tracks 106. Check out our First Look for more on this ultralight “free touring” ski.

Luke Koppa reviews the Armada Declivity 92 Ti for Blister

2020-2021 Armada Declivity 92 Ti

Armada is overhauling their directional freeride skis for the 20/21 season and the new Declivity skis combine a unique construction with modern shapes that make us excited about their potential all-mountain performance. Check out our First Look of the Declivity 92 Ti.

Luke Koppa reviews the Rossignol BLACKOPS Sender for BLISTER

2020-2021 Rossignol BLACKOPS Sender

In addition to the BLACKOPS Sender Ti, Rossignol is releasing the BLACKOPS Sender as a more accessible alternative. Check out our First Look video, writeup, & updated Flash Review to see how it compares to its metal-laminate sibling, and the rest of the market.

2020-2021 Volkl Secret 102

The Volkl Secret 102 definitely stands out in the current women’s ski market and it might be just what some aggressive skiers have been looking for, though it won’t be for everyone. Check out our full review.

Paul Forward reviews the Majesty Havoc for Blister

2020-2021 Majesty Havoc

We’re reviewing a number of Majesty’s new 20/21 skis, including the 110mm-wide, freeride-oriented Havoc. Check out our First Look for more info.

Luke Koppa reviews the Dynastar M-Free 108 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

2020-2021 Dynastar M-Free 108

Last year we said the Dynastar Proto (now called the M-Free 118) was one of the more surprising skis we got on, and after spending time on its narrower sibling, we’d say the same thing about the new M-Free 108. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons.

Luke Koppa reviews the Volkl Revolt 104 for Blister

2020-2021 Volkl Revolt 104

Several of us became big fans of the Volkl Revolt 121 last year, so we’re very excited about the brand-new Revolt 104, which fills a large gap in Volkl’s lineup for 20/21. Check out our First Look for more info.

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the 2020-2021 Blizzard Brahma 88

2020-2021 Blizzard Brahma 88

Blizzard has updated one of our favorite skis for 20/21, the Brahma 88. And you can now check out our First Look & updated Flash Review for more on this new 88mm-wide all-mountain ski.

Analisa Price reviews the Elan Ripstick 102 W for Blister

2020-2021 Elan Ripstick 102 W

Elan is updating their whole freeride line for 20/21, and we’ll be spending time on the updated women’s Ripstick 102 W. Check out our First Look & Flash Review to see how it compares to the crowded category of ~105mm-wide freeride skis.

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the Volkl Katana 108 for Blister.

2020-2021 Volkl Katana 108

For the 20/21 season, Volkl is introducing the Katana 108, a metal-laminate ski that could make fans of the OG metal Katana very excited. Check out our First Look & Flash Review.

Luke Koppa reviews the J Skis Slacker for Blister.

2020-2021 J Skis Slacker

J Skis has set out to make the “least nerdy touring ski on the market,” and the result is their brand-new Slacker. Check out our First Look & Flash Review to find out how their non-nerdy touring ski design compares to the rest of the market.

Luke Koppa reviews the Fauna Pioneer for Blister

Fauna Pioneer

This season we spent a good chunk of time skiing Fauna’s lightweight (and beautiful) freeride ski, the Pioneer. Check out our full review & Deep Dive comparisons to see how this new ski performed.