UPDATE: the price for the FSA Afterburners is now $90 lower, and we’ve added to our review a note on the brakes’ durability. If you’re looking for fantastic lever feel and great stopping power for an XC or trail bike, read this.
The Guerrilla Gravity Megatrail is a stiff, stable, adaptable trail bike that delivers an extremely impressive ride.
The Black Diamond Ethos is a comfortable, durable harness that excels at trad and sport climbing.
Fischer has created a hybrid ski for use in the resort and out. Check out where we think the Ranger W 98 is most in its element.
The Niner WFO 9 proves that the ‘long travel + big wheels’ formula doesn’t have to amount to a one trick pony.
The Metolius Express Haul Pack is a simple, durable pack that shines where approaches are short and the environment is harsh.
The Wolf Tooth GC 42 cassette cog boosts the gear range of a 1×10 drivetrain at a fraction of the cost of a new 1×11 setup.
Long-travel trail bikes are all the rage, but are they overkill? Marshal Olson shares his thoughts brought on by a midlife biking crisis.
The Dalbello Lupo SP I.D. could be a particularly good choice for those who take more of a freestyle approach to the mountain and do a lot of hiking in the resort or shorter backcountry tours.
The Rohner Carving sock is very comfortable and provides a good balance of warmth and thinness.
In this 2nd Look, we focus on the Aura’s groomer and powder performance.
What role does suspension travel play in defining the character of a trail bike? Are other factors more important? Three of our reviewers weigh in…
Romp built two custom skis for Blister from the same mold, but with very different designs. Here’s our review of the second, freestyle-oriented ski.
Three of us at Blister have now reviewed the Fischer RC4 130 Vacuum, and all three agree that it is the best fitting boot (and perhaps the best overall boot) that we have ever used.
The Moment Tahoe is no joke. And when it comes to making big turns at very high speeds, we haven’t skied anything that rivals it.
DPS has released a line of light, touring-specific skis with their new “Tour1″ construction, and we’ve been putting in some time on the Wailer 112RP2 Tour1 in Alaska.
It’s been a staple in Burton’s boot line for years, but the latest version of the Ion may be the best yet.
Nordica’s new Enforcer is a fantastic all-mountain ski, with a blend of quickness, smoothness, and stability that we haven’t seen from a ski in this class.
Update: we’ve added a 2nd review of the Spur by Paul Forward, conducted while heli & resort skiing in Alaska.
The Giro Discord is a new helmet this season with a clean, simple look and well-designed features.