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What is ChromaPop? Smith Optics has made some big claims about their new lens technology, so we’ve dug in to see if we’re dealing with scientific facts or marketing fictions.

Skiing 101: The Best Skis for Beginners

Skiing 101: The Best Skis for Beginners

There’s no such thing as a “beginner’s ski,” but there are skis that are good for beginners. Here’s our guide.

Blister Topic of the Week

Blister Topic of the Week

Q: Why don’t we see more outerwear designs combining both hardshell and softshell fabrics?

Sweet Protection Supernova Dry Top

Sweet Protection Supernova Dry Top

The Supernova is Sweet Protection’s entry into the world of high-end dry tops, and we A/B it against the very stiff competition.

Women’s Fall Boots

Women’s Fall Boots

Here are a few of our favorite women’s Fall boots.

The Inn at Steamboat

The Inn at Steamboat

The Inn at Steamboat is Blister’s newest Recommended Lodge. It offers a personalized experience in a location that’s perfect for exploring everything Steamboat has to offer.

Troy Lee Designs D3 Carbon Helmet

Troy Lee Designs D3 Carbon Helmet

The Troy Lee Designs D3 Carbon is a lightweight, good-looking full-face that offers great protection.

MSR 1.0L Reactor Stove

MSR 1.0L Reactor Stove

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When it comes to speed and efficiency, the MSR Reactor stove system can’t be beat.

2014-2015 4FRNT Devastator

2014-2015 4FRNT Devastator

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.

2015 Giant Anthem Advanced SX

2015 Giant Anthem Advanced SX

Riders coming from a XC background will enjoy the Giant Anthem Advanced SX as their enduro bike, and downhillers will like it as their XC bike.

2014-2015 Whitedot Director

2014-2015 Whitedot Director

We take a first look at the Director, one of Whitedot’s most playful, versatile, and best selling skis.

2014-2015 Scott Rock’Air

2014-2015 Scott Rock’Air

The SCOTT Rock’Air is a lightweight ski that is very predictable—a great combination for ski touring and ski mountaineering.

2014-2015 SkiLogik Powderball

2014-2015 SkiLogik Powderball

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.

Pearl Izumi Canyon Shorts and Superstar Skirt

Pearl Izumi Canyon Shorts and Superstar Skirt

The Pearl Izumi Canyon Shorts and Superstar Skirt are lightweight and comfortable for biking, but it may be a good idea to try them on first.

Blister ‘Best Of’ Awards

Blister ‘Best Of’ Awards

In the next round of Blister’s ‘Best Of’ Awards, we talk about some of the best snowboards out there.

2014-2015 One-Board Quiver: Reviewers’ Choices

2014-2015 One-Board Quiver: Reviewers’ Choices

We’ve been talking a lot about ski quivers, here are our one-board quiver selections.

Metolius Crag Station Climbing Pack

Metolius Crag Station Climbing Pack

The Metolius Crag Station’s hybrid duffel / backpack design make it an attractive, efficient option for day trips to a crag.

Keen Gallatin CNX Water Shoe

Keen Gallatin CNX Water Shoe

The Keen Gallatin CNX is a lightweight, minimalist water shoe that still offers decent toe protection.

2014-2015 One-Ski Quiver: Reviewers’ Choices

2014-2015 One-Ski Quiver: Reviewers’ Choices

East Coast? All-Mountain? Park? What is the single best ski for handling all of the above? Our next reviewer weighs in.

2015 Breezer Repack Team

2015 Breezer Repack Team

The Breezer Repack Team has a unique suspension design and it may be the most efficient all mountain bike we’ve tested.