Trip Reports

Trip Report & Guide: Indian Creek, Utah

Trip Report & Guide: Indian Creek, Utah

Indian Creek, Utah, has a wildness about it that’s found in few other places. It’s also home to the greatest concentration of splitter crack routes in the world. Here’s our guide and photo gallery.

Testing Next Year’s Skis at Taos

Testing Next Year’s Skis at Taos

Once again, we’re back at Taos reviewing next year’s skis, and these photos from the past week will show why this is an ideal place to do so.

FWT Update From Austria

FWT Update From Austria

Blister reviewer and FWT competitor Garrett Altmann provides a firsthand account of today’s avalanche and its aftermath in Kappl, Austria.

Trip Report & Guide: Skookumchuck Narrows, BC

Trip Report & Guide: Skookumchuck Narrows, BC

BC’s Skookumchuck Narrows is one of the world’s best surf spots for paddlers—even in December. Here’s a gallery from our most recent trip, and a guide to planning your own.

“Carver” Test at Taos

“Carver” Test at Taos

This week at Taos, we lined up a week-long frontside carver test. Turns out, carver tests work better than snow dances…

Trip Report: Broken River Ski Area

Trip Report: Broken River Ski Area

The Broken River club field of Canterbury, New Zealand, is a very friendly place with a remarkably interesting history.

Trip Report: Paddling Norway

Trip Report: Paddling Norway

If you like whitewater, you’ll love Norway. This trip report / photo gallery is designed to help you plan your own trip.

Back to Canterbury

Back to Canterbury

In just a few days, we’re heading back to Canterbury, New Zealand for our southern hemisphere ski review trip. (And we’re going to sneak in some backpacking this time, too.)

Trip Report: Whistler Blackcomb

Trip Report: Whistler Blackcomb

We sent a team of reviewers to Whistler, BC, to test trail and DH bikes on some of the best trails in the world. Here’s a recap and photo gallery.

Trip Report: Rocklands, South Africa

Trip Report: Rocklands, South Africa

Rocklands, South Africa is every boulderers dream – it’s like Hueco Tanks, Joe’s Valley, and Bishop all mixed together. Here’s our trip report and guide to climbing in Rocklands.

Best of Alta, 2014

Best of Alta, 2014

We just capped another great season at Alta Ski Area, and we’re already dreaming about next year. Here’s a look at some of our favorite photos from the 13/14 season.

Best of Taos, 2014

Best of Taos, 2014

It’s closing weekend at Taos Ski Valley, and to celebrate another excellent year, we’ve selected a few of our favorite images of the season.

Trip Report (and Guide) to Paddling Veracruz, Mexico

Trip Report (and Guide) to Paddling Veracruz, Mexico

Veracruz, Mexico is a mecca for steep, low-volume creeking, with huge runnable waterfalls. This Guide will tell you exactly how to get there, get around, and where to stay, and the Photo Gallery will show you exactly why it’s so worth the trip.

Blister Heads Home—Taos Ski Valley

Blister Heads Home—Taos Ski Valley

This year for our post-SIA review trip, we decided to stay home. Here’s why.

Trip Report: Back at Alta

Trip Report: Back at Alta

Blister is back at Alta, and these photos from last weekend will show you why Alta makes for a pretty great place to carry out our mission.

Trip Report: Thanksgiving at Taos

Trip Report: Thanksgiving at Taos

Winter is back, and we’re all very thankful. And those who were at Taos this Thanksgiving are supremely thankful.

Trip Report: Spring Break, Taos

Trip Report: Spring Break, Taos

It’s been snowing in Taos, and we’re jonesing. Check out these images from last spring — we’ll see you there this season.

Trip Report: Grand Canyon of the Stikine

Trip Report: Grand Canyon of the Stikine

The Grand Canyon of the Stikine, widely considered to be the most difficult big water expedition run in North America, is an epic journey through Class V water.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Interbike 2013

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Interbike 2013

Photos of the bizarre things we saw on the Interbike floor, from very strange suspension designs to ingenious ways to carry a six-pack.

Interbike 2013

Interbike 2013

Interbike officially kicked off Wednesday. From 27.5 bikes to new safety tech, here’s a bit of what we’ve seen.