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    2016-2017 Kastle BMX 105

    Kastle calls the BMX 105 a “powerful freeride ski” that can handle pretty much anything. So where did we...

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    2017-2018 Sego Big Horn 106

    Sego's Big Horn 106 is a compelling one-ski-quiver option for a wide range of skiers.

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    2017-2018 Armada ARV 116 JJ

    We've been spending time on Armada's latest powder ski, the all-new ARV 116 JJ.

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    2017-2018 4FRNT Devastator

    Here's our full review of the 184 cm 4FRNT Devastator, with thoughts on length, mount point, stability vs maneuverability,...

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    2017-2018 ON3P Wrenegade 108

    The ON3P Wrenegade 108 is said to be a maneuverable “big gun.” So just how big of a gun...

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    2017-2018 Black Crows Daemon

    We take an initial look at the Daemon, the new all-mountain, reverse-camber design from Black Crows.

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    2017-2018 Head Monster 108

    So how similar or different is the new 17/18 HEAD Monster 108? Is it still a supremely stable big-mountain...

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    2017-2018 Folsom Skis Primary (custom), 188 cm

    The project: design and build a Folsom custom ski for Blister's editor-in-chief. Check out the thought process that went...

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    Volkl Universal Vacuum Skins

    Volkl's "glue-free" skins are wonderfully easy to use, but we've experienced some significant issues with these pre-cut climbing skins.

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    Deep Dive: HEAD Kore 117

    2017-2018 HEAD Kore 117, 189 cm

    Measured Dimensions: 144.5-117-128 mm
    Stated Radius (189 cm): 24.6 meters
    Measured Weight per Ski: 1973 &…

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    2nd Look: HEAD Kore 117

    Here's our 2nd Look at the HEAD Kore 117, with time on the ski now in Alaska and Mt...

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    3rd Look: 2017-2018 Blizzard Cochise

    The Cochise has been one of the most important all-mountain skis on the market for years, and it comes...

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    17/18 Armada ARV 116 JJ

    Here are our initial thoughts on the Armada ARV 116 JJ.

    Blister’s Flash Reviews and...

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    2017-2018 Nordica Enforcer 110

    We now have several days at Mt Bachelor on the new Nordica Enforcer 110, here's our initial review.

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    17/18 DPS Wailer A 112

    We've been surprised so far by the versatility of the DPS Wailer A 112.

    Blister’s...

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    Black Crows Corvus vs. Black Crows Atris

    Black Crows Corvus vs. Black Crows Atris — what are the differences between these all-mountain skis, and which is...

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    17/18 Atomic Backland FR 109

    After our first day on the Atomic Backland FR 109 at Mt Bachelor we've got some initial impressions.

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    2017-2018 DPS Wailer A 112

    While the new DPS Wailer A 112 has similarities with previous versions of the ski, it also incorporates some...

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    2017-2018 Liberty Schuster Pro

    The Liberty Schuster Pro is a fun and versatile powder ski that shouldn’t be overlooked by skiers looking for...

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    CAST Pivot Freetour System

    With their all new Pivot Freetour System, CAST aims to meld no-compromise downhill performance with the uphill efficiency of...

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