The Volkl Mantra is an iconic, all-mountain ski that everybody knows—or at least thinks they know. Here’s our take.
Blister’s Iris Neary updates her review of the CAMP Pulse, one of the few combo climbing/skiing helmets on the market.
A climbing harness built into a pair of shorts? We take a look at Mammut’s Realization Short.
UPDATE: With more time in the M2, we can still say that Anon has combined awesome optics with great engineering to create the easiest-to-use interchangeable goggle we’ve ever tested.
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.
The Mammut Nordwand is a great option for hard red-point attempts, as well as mixed and ice climbs.
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.
If you’re looking for a breathable, warm, lightweight shell with some great features, the Odin Mountain deserves your attention.
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.
Hoodies rule. (So do elbow patches.) And the Mountain Equipment Dark Days Hooded Jacket rules in the *Very Warm Hoody* category.
If you’ve ever complained about a rope or crag bag, you should get in touch with Boulder5.
The Perspektiv, part of Thule’s new series of camera-specific bags, is lightweight, thoughtfully designed, and particularly well suited for any hiking endeavors.
We take another look at the TC Pro, and Joe Mills evaluates it in its native environment—technical trad climbing and big days.