it really depends on your foot, i only have a flex of 100 and thats enough to drive big skis and go everywhere i know my friend used them in big mountain last year it really just depends on if they fit your foot or not, so go try before you buy. also everyone says they pack out in about 2 weeks. fyi.
i have the pro model and they perform really well, they are a little bit soft but not to the point that you can not ski with them outside the park... i have done some reaally steep BC and no problem at all.
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it really all depends on how much you weigh and how hard you charge. if you weigh 130 you dont need lange 130 free rides. i weigh about 150 and ski fairly aggressively, and i love my spks. the only thing i do not like about them is the lack of forward lean adjustment, i really have to drive my legs forward to get any power for moguls of super tech stuff. but bottom line is they work fine. that being said, please go to a bootfitter. spks will suck everywhere for you if they dont fit right.
I hate them outside of the park, switched into the SPK's out of some dalbellos with an intuition liner and huge difference. Its a very soft and upright boot so control in big mountain and moguls is horrible. Skiing switch and landing swtich and back seat landings and just park in general it is awesome though. If you can deal with a little slop outside of the park I would get it. Super comfy too.
I use them everywhere and the onlytime I don't get along with them is in response time in steeps. I love them for skiing deep and trees. They are real upright and I think that makes switch much easier.
Ok, let me clear up some things, yes I am talking about the boots, I weigh about 150 to 160 and ski any terrain inbounds with steeze. Everyone says boot fitters, what is the dopests shops in colorado, utah, and mantana for boots?