I know there have been a million threads about this, but... I've been skiing early season for the past few days without poles because mine got lost and my friends broke (snowboarder took him out...) and we've both been getting hate for it on the hill. this is just stupid because its dumb to hate on people on NS, but when your actually skiing and everyones having a good time no one should give a shit if your skiing with or without poles. it just gets so old, even a couple snowboarders said stuff.
Honestly guys, who cares if you have poles or not, especially on the hill? as long as your skiing and having fun, does it really matter?
No poles reminds me of work. I spend more time then i care to picking up kids all day long for a pass. Hey, if you wanna look like a lame ski instructor then the no poles look is right for you! Maybe try using a hoola hoop or a big bamboo pole those are great too! BUT, dont try any of that without your skull candy headphones and xxxl oakley suit someone might not think you're steezy enough.
"great things happen when men and mountains meet" - William Blake