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Go bigger, if you hit a remotely big jump with 171's you will find it harder to get speed and just land etc. If you just wanna ski rails then shorter is better. 174 would be alright I guess, I'm 5'6'' and ride 175's for park only.
Oh and also I would suggest you to get another ski than the suspects.
what's already been said. they'll be fine as long as you're not 300 lbs. a longer ski would be better for jumps but a 171 is in your range especially if you're gonna do a lot of jibbing
not like he's gonna ski the whole season with them anyways, he got suspects....
but seriously did you pay like 700$ for new suspects?