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    2017-2018 Salomon QST Pro 130

    The Salomon QST Pro 130 is a heat-moldable, lightweight boot with a unique design, and it’s also compatible...

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    2017 Pivot Switchblade 29

    We spent time on Pivot's new Switchblade which works with both 29 and 27.5 Plus wheels.

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    Jim Harris, Perpetual Weekend (Ep. 44)

    Jim Harris is as passionate about and as involved in the outdoors industry as anyone, but a serious accident...

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    2017-2018 Black Crows Anima

    Update: reviewer Paul Forward now weighs in on the Anima, and offers more comparisons.

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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…

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    La Sportiva Otaki

    The Otaki is an all-around climbing shoe that La Sportiva says is closely related to the Katana Lace. So...

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    2017 Scott Genius LT Plus

    The Scott Genius LT 720 Plus offers a big, cushy ride that smooths out the trail. Kind of like...

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    Alex Honnold’s Free Solo of El Cap (Ep. 43)

    In this episode, Blister's climbing editor joins us in the attempt to wrap our heads around Honnold’s successful free...

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    2017 Yeti SB5 Beti

    The Yeti SB5 Beti is a fast and efficient women’s trail bike that really excels on the up.

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    2016-2017 Kastle BMX 105

    Kastle calls the BMX 105 a “powerful freeride ski” that can handle pretty much anything. So where did we...

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    2017-2018 Sego Big Horn 106

    Sego's Big Horn 106 is a compelling one-ski-quiver option for a wide range of skiers.

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    2017-2018 Scarpa Maestrale RS

    Scarpa has updated one of the most popular touring boots on the market, the Maestrale RS, and they're claiming...

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    2017 Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 EX

    Canyon is making its US debut this summer, and here’s our review of their Spectral CF 9.0 EX, their...

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    2017-2018 Armada ARV 116 JJ

    We've been spending time on Armada's latest powder ski, the all-new ARV 116 JJ.

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    2017 YT Jeffsy 29

    The YT Jeffsy 29 is more playful than you might expect from a semi-long-travel 29er. It’s also less expensive...

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    2017-2018 K2 Split Bean

    The K2 Split Bean is a super fun, responsive splitboard for jibbing and surfing deep snow, spring corn, and...

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    Rocky Mounts SplitRail Bike Rack

    The Rocky Mounts SplitRail is a high-end rack that’s less expensive and lighter than other high-end options.

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    2017-2018 4FRNT Devastator

    Here's our full review of the 184 cm 4FRNT Devastator, with thoughts on length, mount point, stability vs maneuverability,...

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    2017 Diamondback Clutch 2

    The Diamondback Clutch is a women's-specific, mid-travel trail bike that pedals pretty efficiently and likes to charge fast down...

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    2017-2018 ON3P Wrenegade 108

    The ON3P Wrenegade 108 is said to be a maneuverable “big gun.” So just how big of a gun...

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