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Which powder ski?
Hey, I'm trying to figure out what ski to buy for big-mountain/pow/occasional park and was hoping you guys could help.
My home mountain's basically a huge park in southern california but I already have a pair of 175 arv's for riding there and I'm going to be visiting a lot of different mountains (Mammoth, Whistler, Tahoe, CO) for the next few years that I want some more burly skis for. Choices are...
08 Line Sir Francis Bacons (too soft for charging? they look like they'd be a lot of fun in the trees)
08 K2 Seth's (will these be awkward in park or on-piste cause of the rocker? too stiff for screwing around on-piste)
08 Surface Live Life's (these look like the best choice so far, midway between the bacons and seth, stiff enough for charging but not too stiff?)
Thanks for any input.
prophet 100's mabey?
Yea Prophets 100 might be good. Seths could be decent as well, they don't ski well switch from what I heave heard though.
Maybe check the Gotama and some Bros also?
how are the prophets and the others switch/mid-air though? I hadn't heard that about the seths, I'm looking for something pretty versatile that I can do some bc jibbing, trees, and moderate charging on.
Progressive sidecut doesn't do well switch. No personal experience, but
I have had several people tell me that. Prophets are pretty solid, but
they are stiffer than the seths. They will charge great and kill trees. Not the jibbiest ski ever but it can be done.
Maybe take a look at the rossi steeze for a bc jibber?
alright, normally graphics aren't a big deal but I hate the steeze's haha, they're totally new right? not the scratch bcs? thanks
can't find anything about these, which brand are they?
PM gear. Small company that makes skis to order.
Yea the steeze are new, this years bc is called the brigade.
okay, I'll give them a look, thanks much
oh, forgot I'm 6' and 160 lbs if that helps
id say atomic thug, basically a super wider park ski, stiff under foot for bindings, soft tip and tail for butters/pow riding.
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