It really depends on what ski you wanna get. I'm 5'10" and ride 179 K2 Revivals. They have jib rocker and are center mounted, so they obviously ride shorter than the traditional ski.
"You put on your boots, click into your bindings,
dust the snow off your skis, and head out for the chair. It doesn't matter that you failed a test, didn't get the girl, or that your life is on a one way trip down the shitter, your world is right for the next couple of hours."
"I accidentally shot a cow with a musket yesterday."-Dwarftosser1
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my sale: http://www.newschoolers.com/ns/forums/readthread/thread_id/661405/