The Volkl Mantra is an iconic, all-mountain ski that everybody knows—or at least thinks they know. Here’s our take.
Winter is back, and we’re all very thankful. And those who were at Taos this Thanksgiving are supremely thankful.
Elastic Travel? Release Values? Forward Pressure? DIN settings? Tech bindings vs. Alpine bindings? If you’ve never heard of these things, or aren’t sure what they are, this article is for you.
The Ogio Baja 70 Hydration Pack does exactly what it’s intended to do: carry your essential ride supplies comfortably and securely.
In a conversation about the Armada TSTw, you’ve got to discuss the Armada VJJ. See which one is the better fit for you.
In the fourth and final installment of the Blister ‘Best Of’ Awards, we end by breaking rules, paying homage, and issuing a challenge.
3 days, 3 feet of snow. We grabbed the new Bibby. Check out our update on its performance in trees and deep pow.
What are the best skis we’ve tested? More answers in part 3 of the Blister ‘Best Of’ Awards.
Let’s talk ski poles. Actually, let’s talk about really outstanding, adjustable-length, carbon fiber ski poles.
Intended for both skiers and snowboarders, the PowderKeg 32 offers a lot of storage for a pack this size, and it lets you carry your skis or your board however you want.
What are the best skis out there? More answers in part 2 of the Blister ‘Best Of’ Awards.
Over the past three seasons, we’ve ridden hundreds of skis over thousands of days. It’s time for us to weigh in on the best skis out there.
If you’re looking for a very quick, versatile, easy pow ski, the Automatic deserves to be on your short list.
Blister reviewer Garrett Altmann is competing on the FWT this season, and we’re designing a custom ski for the occasion. Check it out.
Blister reviewer Garrett Altmann is competing this season on the Freeride World Tour. Check out his writeup and these photos to see what it took to get there.
The Heckler’s been around for 18 years, but it got some major updates for 2014. We put it through its paces and found that it’s still a versatile, all-mountain machine.
After testing the Sonic Short Sleeve, Jason Hutchins is left with one question—why aren’t there more companies making wool MTB jerseys?
The One is a new “fun shape” ski from Volkl—except that it has very little in common with most of the fun-shaped skis out there. Very interesting, Volkl.
After only one day of testing, the Bazooka shows a lot of promise. We think this hull has what it takes to fire it up.
The Flow NX2-AT is a versatile, well-built snowboard binding that is much improved from its predecessor.