Am gonna be spending a couple of months in a resort next season and am interested in spending 2 or 3 days a week at the park or maybe more if i like it. I've never ridden in the park before and just wondered what kind of standard skier you should be before you ride in the park?
Also what is a good ski for a beginner to use in the park but will work elsewhere on the mountain on the piste and off when I'm not in the park?
my general rule is you should be able to ski all the hills on your mountain comfortably in parrollel before you go into your mountains highest level park(obviously this doesnt apply in some cases but in most it does).... and for a beginner skiier your gunna want something that skis fairly well outside of the park and i shood be fairly forgiving.. i would recomended public enemy's.. or maybe even salmon foils.
no, before you go into the highest level park you should be able to slide rails comfortably and be comfortable in the air. start out in the beginners park and if your resort only has one park start on the small boxes and jumps then work your way to the bigger stuff once you get comfortable
good point.. i forgot that.. but i meant like you should never be in the big park unless you can ski everything at your resort... including ski everything in the other baby parks.
oh, and to the guy who asked how p.e.'s are forgiving.. there forgiving because there more of an all mountain ski versus a park only ski so the extra stiffness makes learning tricks a bit easier.