Deep Dive

  • Deep Dive: Line Sick Day 114

    We compare the Line Sick Day 114 to a bunch of other versatile pow skis, including the Moment Blister…

  • Paul Forward on the Volkl Confession at Alyeska Resort

    Deep Dive: Volkl Confession

    We’ve received a lot of questions about Volkl’s heavy, metal-laminate powder ski, the Confession, so we thought it made…

  • Jonathan Ellsworth on the Faction Dictator 3.0

    Deep Dive: Faction Dictator 3.0

    The Dictator 3.0 isn’t your average ski, and one of the best ways to figure out whether its weight…

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    Deep Dive: 4FRNT Raven

    We’ve heaped a lot of praise on the Raven, and we’ve done our best to explain that praise. But…

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    Deep Dive: Nordica Enforcer 110

    If you haven’t done so already, you’ll first want to check out our full review of the Nordica Enforcer…

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    Deep Dive: ON3P Wrenegade 108

    First of all, let me begin by stating that Blister members are truly the best. I’d said that we’d…

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    Deep Dive: Playful Pow Skis

    “Slash, butter, and smear every feature.”

    “Effortlessly surf and play in powder like a pro with versatility to continue having…


    Deep Dive: HEAD Kore 117

    2017-2018 HEAD Kore 117, 189 cm

    Measured Dimensions: 144.5-117-128 mm
    Stated Radius (189 cm): 24.6 meters
    Measured Weight per Ski: 1973 &…

  • Jonathan Ellsworth on the Rossignol Super 7 RD

    Deep Dive: Rossignol Super 7 RD

    By now you’ve read our full review of the Rossignol Super 7 RD, time now for our comparisons to…

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    Deep Dive: Black Crows Atris

    We’ve skied the Black Crows Atris back-to-back with a wide range of all-mountain skis. So how does it stack…

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    Deep Dive: Armada ARV 106

    We compare the Armada ARV 106 to the ON3P Kartel 108, K2 Marksman, and Line Sir Francis Bacon.

  • Jonathan Ellsworth on the Liberty Origin 106

    Deep Dive: Liberty Origin 106

    With comparisons to the Liberty Origin 96 and 116, Rossi Soul 7 HD, Salomon QST 106, Faction Candide 3.0,...

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    Deep Dive: Nordica Enforcer 100

    Updated: 1.01.17 - We compare the Enforcer to the J Skis Masterblaster, Blizzard Bonafide, Rossignol Experience 100, Volkl Mantra,...

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    Deep Dive: J Skis Masterblaster

    Updated: 1.06.17: We compare the 181 and 187 cm Masterblaster to eight other skis.


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    Deep Dive: Alpine Touring Binding Shootout

    We’ve detailed the performance of each of the bindings in our roundup, so in this final installment, we sum...

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    Deep Dive: Salomon QST 118

    Paul Forward and Jonathan Ellsworth compare the QST 118 to the Salomon Rocker2 122, Rossignol Super 7 HD and...

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    Deep Dive: Head Monster 108

    We compare the Monster 108 to the Blizzard Cochise, Armada Invictus 108, Moment Belafonte, Line Supernatural 108, ON3P Wrenegade...

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    Deep Dive: ON3P Kartel 108

    See how the ON3P Kartel 108 compares to the K2 Marksman, Line Sir Francis Bacon, ON3P Jeffrey 114, J...

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    Deep Dive: J Skis – The Metal

    Become a Blister Member to see how The Metal stacks up agains the new Rossignol Soul 7 HD, Line...

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    Deep Dive: Nordica Enforcer 93

    We compare Nordica's new Enforcer 93 to eight other skis in its class.

    Blister’s Flash...