Skis

Recent Ski Reviews

Sascha Anastas reviews the Salomon QST Lumen 99 for Blister

2019-2020 Salomon QST Lumen 99

Along with their unisex QST skis, Salomon is also updating the women’s versions of their popular QST line of all-mountain skis. So, what’s different? Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the 19/20 QST Lumen 99.

Sam Shaheen, Luke Koppa, and Jonathan Ellsworth review the 4FRNT MSP 107 for Blister

2019-2020 4FRNT MSP 107

4FRNT says the MSP 107 “is intuitive from the first turn instilling a higher level of confidence everywhere on the mountain.” Check out our full review to see how we’d characterize the ski.

Luke Koppa reviews the Faction Chapter 1.0 for Blister

2019-2020 Faction Chapter 1.0

Faction is bringing back the Chapter name to their lineup for 19/20, but these new Chapter skis are nothing like the previous skis that shared their name. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the Chapter 1.0.

Eric Freson, Sam Shaheen, and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Faction Dictator 4.0 for Blister

2019-2020 Faction Dictator 4.0

We’ve now had 3 reviewers on Faction’s big-mountain charger, the Dictator 4.0. Check out our full review for each of their takes.

Luke Koppa reviews the Liberty evolv 90 for Blister

2019-2020 Liberty evolv 90

For 19/20, Liberty is launching a brand-new line of skis that’s reportedly a blend of their V and Origin skis. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the new evolv 90.

2019-2020 K2 Mindbender 106c Alliance

After spending time on it in conditions ranging from fast and firm to steep and deep, the brand-new K2 Mindbender 106c Alliance has proven to be one of the most versatile wider women’s skis we’ve used.

Luke Koppa reviews the Armada ARV 96 Ti for Blister

2019-2020 Armada ARV 96 Ti

Take two layers of metal, a nearly symmetrical shape, and a twin tip, and you’ve got the Armada ARV 96 Ti. The result? Check out our full review.

Luke Koppa reviews the Prior Northwest 100 for Blister

2019-2020 Prior Northwest 100

The brand-new Prior Northwest 100 slots into a diverse class of playful all-mountain skis. So how does its design compare to the competition? Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions.

Luke Koppa reviews the DPS Alchemist Wailer 110 C2 for Blister

2019-2020 DPS Alchemist Wailer A110 C2

DPS’s Wailer 112 has become very popular with many skiers, but it’s also been a bit polarizing. For 19/20, they’re adding a different version that could be appealing to those who weren’t previously interested in the Wailer 112. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the new Wailer A110.

Luke Koppa reviews the Elan Ripstick 106 Black Edition for Blister

2019-2020 Elan Ripstick 106 Black Edition

For 19/20 Elan is releasing a limited “Black Edition” of their Ripstick 106. So what’s actually different with this new ski? Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions.

Blister reviews the Line Sakana

2019-2020 Line Sakana

Spring skiing is here, so we figured it’d be a good time to look back on one of the most fun skis we’ve been on for spring conditions — the Line Sakana. Plus, we’ve added some updates about how it performs as a 50/50 ski.

Luke Koppa reviews the Faction Candide 5.0 for Blister

2019-2020 Faction Candide 5.0

If you’ve watched any of Candide Thovex’s edits over the past few years, there’s a good chance that he was on the ski we’re talking about today. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the 19/20 Faction Candide 5.0.

Luke Koppa reviews the Line Vision 108 for Blister.

2019-2020 Line Vision 108

Line is calling their brand-new Vision 108 a “freeride” ski, but we’ve never been on a “freeride” ski quite like this. Check out our full review.

Luke Koppa reviews the Prior Northwest 110 for Blister

2019-2020 Prior Northwest 110

The brand-new Prior Northwest series got our “Dying to Try It” award at Outdoor Retailer this year, and we now have the skis in hand. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the Northwest 110.

Blister reviews the 2020 Armada BDOG

2019-2020 Armada BDOG

Phil Casabon is one of the best freestyle skiers out there, and for 19/20, Armada is overhauling his signature ski. Check out our measured specs, rocker pics, and initial impressions of the new BDOG ski.