The new Salomon X-Drive 8.8 FS is a relatively narrow, super stable ski that shines at speed and in demanding terrain or conditions.
The Governor and the Blizzard Bodacious are two of our favorite substantial, directional pow skis. Time for a ‘Vs.’ review. (And we throw in comparisons to a number of other skis, too.)
We’ve put more time on the Atomic Theory on groomers, and its blend of stability, predictability, forgiveness – and price – continues to impress.
Dynastar calls their new Powertrack 89 a “one-ski quiver with a huge sweet spot.” They’re right. It’s also really quick.
The Moment Blister Pro is starting to arrive, and we’ve begun getting them on snow. So here are a few initial impressions and some rocker profile pics.
This season, Line messed with a good thing and overhauled the Pandora. It’s arguably even better now.
Update: The 4FRNT Devastator is one of the most stable, predictable skis we’ve tested in crud and variable conditions, and we’ve now put more time on it in soft chop and fresh powder.
We take a first look at the Director, one of Whitedot’s most playful, versatile, and best selling skis.
The SCOTT Rock’Air is a lightweight ski that is very predictable—a great combination for ski touring and ski mountaineering.
The SkiLogik Powderball is a dead easy ski that’s a great choice for those who are new to pow skiing, or those who ski trees a lot on deeper days.
In the next round of Blister’s ‘Best Of’ Awards, we talk about some of the best snowboards out there.
East Coast? All-Mountain? Park? What is the single best ski for handling all of the above? Our next reviewer weighs in.
Update: After spending time on more skis in New Zealand, we compare the Blizzard Sheeva to some other skis in its class.
Another round of Two-Ski Quiver Selections, from AK to NZ and Japan.
Your search for the perfect alpine boot might be over.
In our next round of three-ski quiver selections, our reviewer on the East Coast weighs in.
The new K2 Shreditor 102 is playful, yet does surprisingly well in variable conditions. It’s right up there with some of our favorite freestyle-oriented all-mountain skis.
Update: we’ve detailed the specific differences between the prototype & production models of this impressive, playful charger.
The Lange RS 120 S.C. is a solid boot that can be driven hard in all conditions, but is also really comfortable.
Of all the skis we’ve reviewed, the Volkl V-Werks Katana stands out as certainly the most surprising and one of the most impressive.