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188 to long?
hey I'm living in jasper national park in the Canadian Rockies, I have a lift pass at the local hill (Marmot Basin) but will also be doing some snowcat riding this winter.
I bought a pair of Salomon 115 rocker 2, 188cm long. I'm 5'11 and 155 pound and was worried that the skis might be big.
I would consider myself am advanced skier but I am unexperienced on big mountain terrain.
The rocker makes them ski shorter and they're pretty light. My pow and touring skis are 188 and 190, and I'm also 5'11'' 155.
that depends if you are a really good skier than that shouldnt be a problem at all. but if you are new to the game then yes that is way too big i would prolly put you on like a 183-185
Nah, not at all.
back in my second year of skiing and being a 5'11 160 lb noob, i rode 188s. granted i didnt know how to drive them, i rode them. about a year later, and a lot better at skiing, i was glad i got them long and appreciated the extra length.
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If your good skier than they are perfect size for a big mountain ski. If you suck go smaller.
I rock 180's everyday and they feel almost to small perhaps im just use to them now.
Recently got 189 pow sticks and they look MASSIVE. But I have a feeling as a pow slaying beasts they will be so nice.
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I'm the exact same height and weight as you and I ride 192 bentchetlers no problem
Have fun with your news skis. That looks like one heck of a local 'hill' btw. Just a little jelly.
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