Skied about five seasons without poles. Loved it.
Picked them up again this year. Love it.
Honestly I can go either way. Both are fun in their own respect.
"Some people like to create stuff. catch a feeling and try to pass that feeling on by example create art like ski videos on newschoolers.com."
"Thats the thing about skiing, when it looks good, it looks good, when it looks bad, it looks like a model airplane hitting a ceiling fan."
Check out what I ride these days here - http://bit.ly/19DCx96