Skis

Three-Ski Quiver: Reviewers’ Choices

Three-Ski Quiver: Reviewers’ Choices

Having the right tool can make every day on the mountain a lot more fun. See our next round of 3-Ski Quiver selections.

2014-2015 K2 Shreditor 102

2014-2015 K2 Shreditor 102

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.

2014-2015 LINE Supernatural 108

2014-2015 LINE Supernatural 108

Update: we’ve detailed the specific differences between the prototype & production models of this impressive, playful charger.

Update: the Moment Blister Pro

Update: the Moment Blister Pro

Production on the Blister Pros begins this week, so better get your orders in. The response has been great, and we can show you now what the bases will look like.

2014-2015 Atomic Theory

2014-2015 Atomic Theory

The Atomic Theory provides an attractive blend of stability, predictability, and forgiveness all at a very good price.

2014-2015 Lange RS 120 S.C.

2014-2015 Lange RS 120 S.C.

The Lange RS 120 S.C. is a solid boot that can be driven hard in all conditions, but is also really comfortable.

2014-2015 Volkl V-Werks Katana

2014-2015 Volkl V-Werks Katana

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.

2014-2015 Atomic Bent Chetler

2014-2015 Atomic Bent Chetler

The new Atomic Bent Chetler is far more than just a big surfy pow ski.

2014-2015 Line Magnum Opus

2014-2015 Line Magnum Opus

“I’ve never been on a ski that feels better than the new Line Magnum Opus for sending tricks into pow.”

2nd Look: LINE Mr. Pollard’s Opus

2nd Look: LINE Mr. Pollard’s Opus

We’re about to post our thoughts on the new Line Magnum Opus, but before we do, we wanted to run again our review of the original Opus—a ski that earned a ‘Blister Best Of’ Award last year.

2014-2015 Blizzard Bodacious

2014-2015 Blizzard Bodacious

Versatile, stable, forgiving, and damp. The Blizzard Bodacious is an outstanding big-mountain / fatter all-mountain ski.

2014-2015 SCOTT Vanisher

2014-2015 SCOTT Vanisher

The new SCOTT Vanisher is a light and playful ski that works best in soft conditions and is a whole lot of fun.

2014-2015 Armada Invictus

2014-2015 Armada Invictus

Unlike anything Armada has made before, the new Invictus is a directional all-mountain ski with a stout, big-mountain feel.

2nd Look: DPS Wailer 105

2nd Look: DPS Wailer 105

We take another look at the new DPS Wailer 105, with comparisons to skis in its class from Moment, Line, Salomon, Blizzard, and more.

2014-2015 Blizzard Cochise

2014-2015 Blizzard Cochise

Blizzard tweaked the Cochise for the 2014-2015 season. Thankfully, this latest version is still one of the best skis in its class.

2014-2015 Volkl Aura

2014-2015 Volkl Aura

The redesigned Volkl Aura is quick, stable, and now more versatile.

2014-2015 Atomic Automatic 109

2014-2015 Atomic Automatic 109

The new Atomic Automatic 109 has a lot of qualities that helped make the original Automatic a popular ski. It’s light and quick, but fares surprisingly well in challenging conditions.

2014-2015 DPS Wailer 105

2014-2015 DPS Wailer 105

For those who prefer substantial and damp skis to light and reactive ones (especially when conditions get firm), the new Wailer 105 Hybrid T2 is a very good all-mountain option, and a big departure for DPS.

Leki Aergonlite 2 Crystal Speedlock Ski Poles

Leki Aergonlite 2 Crystal Speedlock Ski Poles

Leki’s Aergonlite 2 Crystal Speedlock has a narrower grip for smaller hands, and some features that make it a good option for both the resort and the backcountry.

Preview: 2014-2015 Dynastar Powertrack 89

Preview: 2014-2015 Dynastar Powertrack 89

The new Dynastar Powertrack 89 is an intriguing hybrid design that raises all sorts of questions.