Where on the EC do you live? CT, like me? Or up north?
I wouldn't look for a ski that's too powder oriented unless you'll be pretty much sticking to Jay Peak and Stowe and resorts up north. Its not worth it to have them for anything less.
Propett 90s are a fabulous all mountain ski, especially because they're pretty stiff to hold up nicely on EC hardpack. This year's 90's are supposedly great too. If you're dead set on getting new skis and liked the way the 90's skied, you might want to try the Prophet 100s. They're fatter and consequently stiffer.
If you want something wider, I would keep to the realm of wider all mountain skis. Something like, yes, the Blend, or maybe the Volkl Bridge (94 underfoot) would work out well. Armada makes a few skis around that width, too.
Any more specifics you can give? Rocker? Flex you like? Stuff like that will help narrow down teh search.
Lizzies wouldn't be bad, although you may find them on the short side because they only come in a 172. They may also be too soft for the East Coast hard shit.
ARV? Or even wider?
Dynastar Big Trouble?
...but otherwise yes, my vote goes for the blend.
But last years, cheaper and this years look like a kid ate a crayon then threw up on them.
yeah, 2nd post