Skis

2015-2016 Fischer Ranger W 98

2015-2016 Fischer Ranger W 98

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.

2nd Look: Volkl Aura

2nd Look: Volkl Aura

In this 2nd Look, we focus on the Aura’s groomer and powder performance.

2014-2015 Romp Skis 106

2014-2015 Romp Skis 106

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.

2015-2016 Moment Tahoe

2015-2016 Moment Tahoe

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.

2015-2016 DPS Wailer 112RP2 Tour1

2015-2016 DPS Wailer 112RP2 Tour1

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.

2015-2016 Nordica Enforcer

2015-2016 Nordica Enforcer

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.

2015-2016 Blizzard Spur

2015-2016 Blizzard Spur

Update: we’ve added a 2nd review of the Spur by Paul Forward, conducted while heli & resort skiing in Alaska.

2014-2015 Whitedot Director

2014-2015 Whitedot Director

For an all-mountain charger of this width, the Whitedot Director is the best we’ve tested in deep powder.

2015-2016 Moment Ghost Train

2015-2016 Moment Ghost Train

The Moment Ghost Train is a weird looking pow ski that may force us to turn the expression “two-faced” into a compliment.

2015-2016 Blizzard Cochise

2015-2016 Blizzard Cochise

We’ve been A/B-ing the current and the new Blizzard Cochise, so here’s our first review on its soft snow performance.

Preview: 2015-2016 Nordica Enforcer

Preview: 2015-2016 Nordica Enforcer

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For 15/16, Nordica is bringing back the Enforcer—at least in name, and perhaps in character, too.

2015-2016 Whitedot Redeemer

2015-2016 Whitedot Redeemer

The Whitedot Redeemer sits between more playful, forward-mounted pow skis and more substantial, traditionally-shaped skis. The less you feel like choosing sides, the more interesting you’ll find the Redeemer.

Video: 2015-2016 Blizzard Cochise

Video: 2015-2016 Blizzard Cochise

We’ve been putting quite a bit of time on the new Blizzard Cochise. Our first review drops on Sunday.

2015-2016 Line Magnum Opus

2015-2016 Line Magnum Opus

Time for a Pow Update on the Line Magnum Opus, with comparisons to the Atomic Bent Chetler…

2015-2016 Moment Sierra

2015-2016 Moment Sierra

The Moment Sierra may be one of the best all-mountain skis we’ve reviewed, given its combination of hard snow and soft snow performance.

2015-2016 Whitedot Redeemer CarbonLite 3

2015-2016 Whitedot Redeemer CarbonLite 3

The Whitedot Skis Redeemer sits favorably in the growing class of ~8 lb-per-pair powder skis, and should be on the radar of anyone who tours for untracked snow, or who just prefers lighter pow skis.

Preview: 2015-2016 Faction Eleven

Preview: 2015-2016 Faction Eleven

For 15/16, Faction is replacing their burly, big-mountain ski, the Thirteen, with the Eleven. Take a look at what Faction’s done to their hardest-charging ski.

2015-2016 Atomic Bent Chetler, 185cm

2015-2016 Atomic Bent Chetler, 185cm

We’ve reviewed the last two iterations of the biggest Bent Chetler, time now to address the 185cm version.

2015-2016 4FRNT Hoji W

2015-2016 4FRNT Hoji W

If you’re looking for a directional big mountain ski that crushes soft conditions, check out the women’s version of Eric Hjorleifson’s pro model: the 4FRNT Hoji W.

Preview: 2015-2016 Faction CT 3.0

Preview: 2015-2016 Faction CT 3.0

We’ve been looking to get on Candide Thovex’s pro model skis for a few seasons, and we’re more curious than we’ve ever been about the updated CT 3.0.