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    Sherpa Adventure Gear Nangpala Hooded Jacket

    The Sherpa Nangpala Jacket surpassed our expectations for an all-around mid-weight down puffy

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    Flannel Shirt & Jacket Collection

    Few things beat a good flannel, so here are a few of our favorite men's and women's flannels from...

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    The Stowehof Inn

    The Stowehof Inn, one of Blister's Recommended Lodges, offers spectacular views and an ideal location for skiing, hiking, and...

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    2016-2017 Fischer Ranger W 98

    Fischer has created a hybrid ski for use in the resort and out. Check out where we think the...

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    2016-2017 DPS Wailer 112RP2 Tour1

    DPS has released a line of light, touring-specific skis with their new "Tour1" construction, and we've been putting in...

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    Giro Discord Helmet

    The Giro Discord is a new helmet this season with a clean, simple look and well-designed features.

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    Patagonia Capilene 4 Pro Zip-Neck and Boot Bottoms

    Patagonia's new Capilene 4 Pro base layers are made with a combination of fabrics to provide an ideal balance...

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    2016-2017 Moment Sierra

    The Moment Sierra may be one of the best all-mountain skis we've reviewed, given its combination of hard snow...

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    2016-2017 4FRNT Hoji W

    If you're looking for a directional big mountain ski that crushes soft conditions, check out the women's version of...

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    Preview: 2015-2016 Line Pandora 95

    Just like the Line Pandora, the new, narrower Pandora 95 should be an excellent women's all-mountain ski, especially for...

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    2014-2015 Romp Skis 106

    Romp is building two skis for Blister reviewers this season. Both are from the same mold, but have very...

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    Women’s Fleeces

    Fleece is a staple in any wardrobe. Here are some of our favorite women's fleeces.

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    Fjallraven Abisko Fleece Hoodie

    Fjallraven Abisko Fleece Hoodie Color: Red Size: Small Reviewer: 5’6″, 125 lbs. I first learned about Fjallraven this past...

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    Mons Royale Mid Hit Hoodie

    Mons Royale Mid Hit Hoodie Color: Plum (Last year’s color) Size: Small MSRP: $220 USD (Now on sale for...

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    Burton Mountain Negani Fleece

    Burton Mountain Negani Fleece Color: Sea Pine Heather Size: Small MSRP: $90 (Now on sale for $68) Reviewer: 5’6″,...

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    TREW Chariot Bib

    If you're a woman who likes wearing bibs more than ski pants, the TREW Chariot is a cool, comfortable,...

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    The Golden Spruce

    One of our favorites, The Golden Spruce is a beautifully written book that deals with ecological terrorism, a fascinating...

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    2016-2017 DPS Cassiar 85 Hybrid T2

    The DPS Cassiar 85 is a fun, energetic, frontside carver that is quite capable off-piste, too.

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    Women’s Beanies

    Is it possible to have too many beanies? Take a look at some of our favorites for women.

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    2016-2017 Line Pandora 110

    This season, Line messed with a good thing and overhauled the Pandora. It's arguably even better now.

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