Hey guys I'm looking for a new pair of skis for the upcoming season. I'm 16 5'8" and 135 pounds and I ski in Utah. I'm looking for a ski that preforms great in powder and trees but can handle park and jumps every now and then. My main choices right now are the Line sir Francis bacons and the 4FRNT devastators. I'm open to other suggestions those are just the two I've found that seem to fit me well. What size would be good for me also? Thanks in advance
The soul rider looks pretty sweet but would a 97 waist be enough for mostly powder. im mostly going to be skiing powder but when there isnt any or early or late season im going to be in the park. also what size would be good for me?
I know everyone is probably sick of the ON3P bandwagon by now, but get some Jmos or Jeffreys. Seriously. The Jmos are the best things I've ever strapped to my feet. Jeffreys are a bit wider and would probably handle pow/all mountain a bit better though.
onfreepee if you weigh more or need stiff ski
snordicas patron if ya like a fun 115mm waist (FWT standard waist width) that can stompz
lots of people ride the shlalomon rocker2 but i personally folded the tip and double ejected to stomp on those
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Salomon Rocker2 108 is a good pick, its super light and it rips it all. Just be careful, because the SFB is much softer than the Devastator, and also has camber, compared to the full rocker of the Devastator. They are not the most similar skis.
Line SFBs would be a good choice, the whole point of that ski is to balence park and freeskiing. They are wide enough to float on most sidecountry/resort powder but still constructed symetrically so you can ride switch no problem.
Personally, I own a pair of Moment PB&Js and they kick all sorts of ass for skiing a considerable abount of pow. They don't have the symmetry of the SFBs and lean a bit more to the pow side but are still pretty light so I'm sure they can handle the odd park run.
If you're looking to do park and powder in equal amounts, go SFBs. If you want mainly a pow ski look at PB&Js.