Deep Dive: J Skis Hotshot

Blister reviews the J Skis Hotshot

We compare the Hotshot to the Dynastar M-Free 108, ON3P Woodsman 108, Moment Wildcat 108, Moment Deathwish, Nordica Enforcer 104 Free, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Whitedot Altum 104, Salomon QST 106, K2 Reckoner 102, Line Sir Francis Bacon, Sego Big Horn 106, Black Crows Atris, Volkl Revolt 104, 4FRNT Devastator, Season Nexus, Volkl Katana 108, & Shaggy’s Ahmeek 105.

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Deep Dive: Rossignol BLACKOPS Sender

Luke Koppa reviews the Rossignol BLACKOPS Sender for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

We compare the BLACKOPS Sender to the BLACKOPS Sender Ti, Rossignol Soul 7, Line Sick Day 104, Liberty Origin 106, Head Kore 105, Salomon QST 106, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Nordica Enforcer 104 Free, Nordica Enforcer 100, Fischer Ranger 99 Ti, Blizzard Rustler 10, Volkl Mantra 102, 4FRNT MSP 99, Kastle FX106 HP, & Icelantic Nomad 105.

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Deep Dive: Blizzard Rustler 10

Luke Koppa reviews the Blizzard Rustler 10 for Blister

We compare the new Rustler 10 to the previous Rustler 10, ON3P Woodsman 108, Moment Wildcat 108, Salomon QST 106, K2 Mindbender 108Ti, Nordica Enforcer Free 104, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Line Sick Day 104, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, J Skis Metal, Armada ARV 106Ti, Liberty Origin 106, 4FRNT MSP 107, Black Crows Corvus, Sego Big Horn 106, Faction Prodigy 3.0, Elan Ripstick 106, & Blizzard Cochise.

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Deep Dive: Moment Wildcat 108

Luke Koppa reviews the Moment Wildcat 108 for Blister.

We compare the 184 cm Wildcat 108 to the Moment Wildcat, Moment Meridian, Moment Deathwish, ON3P Woodsman 108, ON3P Jeffrey 108, Sego Big Horn 106, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Faction Prodigy 3.0, Line Sir Francis Bacon, Salomon QST 106, K2 Mindbender 108Ti, Nordica Enforcer Free 104, Armada ARV 106Ti, Liberty Origin 106, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Line Sick Day 104, Elan Ripstick 106, 4FRNT MSP 107, Black Crows Corvus, J Skis Metal, Prior Husume, and Blizzard Cochise.

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Deep Dive: ON3P Woodsman 108

Jonathan Ellsworth reviews the ON3P Woodsman 108 for Blister

We compare the Woodsman 108 to the ON3P Jeffrey 108, ON3P Wrenegade 108, K2 Mindbender 108Ti, Nordica Enforcer 104 Free, Salomon QST 106, Armada ARV 106Ti LTD, Liberty Origin 106, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Line Sick Day 104, Elan Ripstick 106, 4FRNT MSP 107, Black Crows Corvus, Moment Commander 108, J Skis Metal, Prior Husume, and Blizzard Cochise.

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Deep Dive: Volkl Mantra 102

Sam Shaheen, Luke Koppa, and Jonathan Ellsworth review the Volkl Mantra 102 for Blister.

We compare the Mantra 102 to the Mantra M5, K2 Mindbender 99Ti, Head Monster 98, Nordica Enforcer 104 Free, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Nordica Enforcer 100, Blizzard Bonafide, Blizzard Cochise, Fischer Ranger 99 Ti, Black Crows Corvus, J Skis Masterblaster, J Skis Metal, Salomon QST 99, 4FRNT MSP 99, Salomon QST 106, ON3P Wrenegade 96, ON3P Wrenegade 108, Atomic Vantage 97 Ti, and Moment Commander 98.

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2020-2021 Salomon QST 106

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Salomon QST 106 for Blister

We were fans of the popular Salomon QST 106, and it was one of our top picks for “50/50” inbounds & backcountry use. But for 19/20, Salomon has redesigned this ski, and we think it now has a different target demographic. Check out our review of the new QST 106.

Deep Dive: Salomon QST 106

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Salomon QST 106 for Blister

We compare the 19/20 QST 106 to the previous QST 106, K2 Mindbender 108Ti, ON3P Woodsman 108, 4FRNT MSP 107, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Line Sick Day 104, Nordica Enforcer 104 Free, Salomon QST 99, Liberty Origin 106, Elan Ripstick 106, G3 ROAMr 108, ON3P Wrenegade 108, Prior Husume, Black Crows Corvus, Moment Commander 108, J Skis Metal, Blizzard Cochise, and Faction Dictator 3.0.

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Deep Dive: G3 ROAMr 108

Sam Shaheen reviews the G3 ROAMr 108 for Blister

We compare the ROAMr 108 to the G3 SENDr 112, Blizzard Zero G 105, Line Sick Day 104, Salomon QST 106, Renoun Citadel 106, K2 Wayback 106, Elan Ripstick 106, Liberty Origin 106, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Moment Commander 108, Faction Dictator 3.0, Scott Scrapper 115, and Blizzard Rustler 11.

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Deep Dive: Liberty Origin 106

Luke Koppa reviews the Liberty Origin 106 for Blister

We compare the updated Origin 106 to the previous Liberty Origin 106, Line Sick Day 104, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Salomon QST 106, Elan Ripstick 106, Renoun Citadel 106, Nordica Enforcer 110, Nordica Enforcer 104 Free, 4FRNT MSP 107, Black Crows Corvus, K2 Mindbender 108Ti, Prior Husume, J Skis Metal, ON3P Wrenegade 108, Blizzard Cochise, and Faction Dictator 3.0.

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19/20 Salomon QST 106

Luke Koppa reviews the Salomon QST 106 for Blister

Check out our initial on-snow impressions of the all-new QST 106.

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Deep Dive: Renoun Citadel 106

Sam Shaheen and Luke Koppa review the Renoun Citadel 106 for Blister

We compare the Citadel 106 to the Line Sick Day 104, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Salomon QST 106, Faction Candide 3.0, Blizzard Rustler 10, Sego Big Horn 106, Armada Tracer 108, Elan Ripstick 106, and Renoun Endurance 98.

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Deep Dive: Armada Tracer 108

Luke Koppa reviews the Armada Tracer 108 for Blister

We compare the Tracer 108 to the Line Sick Day 104, Salomon QST 106, Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Atomic Backland FR 109, Liberty Origin 106, Faction Candide 3.0, Blizzard Rustler 10, Sego Condor Ti, and more…

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Deep Dive: Elan Ripstick 106

Luke Koppa and Sam Shaheen review the Elan Ripstick 106 for Blister

We compare the Ripstick 106 to the Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Line Sick Day 104, Salomon QST 106, Atomic Bent Chetler 100, Blizzard Rustler 10, Renoun Citadel 106, and Liberty Origin 106.

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Deep Dive: Blizzard Rustler 10

Luke Koppa reviews the Blizzard Rustler 10 for Blister

We compare the Rustler 10 to the Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Salomon QST 106, Line Sick Day 104, Faction Prodigy 3.0, Fischer Ranger 102 FR, Atomic Bent Chetler 100, and more…

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Deep Dive: Rossignol Soul 7 HD

Sam Shaheen reviews the Rossignol Soul 7 HD for Blister

We compare the Soul 7 HD to a ton of 105-110mm-wide, all mountain skis, including the Salomon QST 106, Line Sick Day 104, Blizzard Rustler 10, Nordica Enforcer 110, and many more.

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2018-2019 Salomon QST 106

Blister reviews the Salomon QST 106

Salomon is tweaking the QST 106 for 18/19, and after spending a good deal of time on the new QST 106 with the SHIFT binding, you can now check out our full review of this do-everything, “50/50” ski.

Deep Dive: DPS Alchemist Wailer 106

Paul Forward reviews the DPS Alchemist Wailer 106 for Blister

We compare the Alchemist Wailer 106 to the Salomon QST 106, Volkl 100Eight, Head Kore 105, Foundation Wailer 106, and Black Diamond Boundary Pro 107.

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18/19 Rossignol Soul 7 HD

Sam Shaheen reviews the Rossignol Soul 7 HD for Blister

After a couple days on the new Rossignol Soul 7 HD, we have some surprising initial impressions…

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