TheWingmenWhat are you looking for in a stabilizer? Something you can hold and point like a fig rig? Or are you looking for something like a glidecam?
nickbrenskeNot particularly sure what the difference is. Something I can hold preferably. Really don't know anything about ski filming.
Profahoben_212Chances are if you don't know what those are....you probably don't need a 60d....why not go with the t3i? It's a lot cheaper, and will be much easier to use than the 60d.
TheWingmenAs far as stabilizers go here are a few examples:
Fig Rig - pretty easy to use, makes getting shots from different angles pretty nice and holds the camera fairly stable. I believe Line TC uses these a lot to film their episodes
Scorpion handle (idk what its actual name is thats what I call em though) - popular with skateboarders and snowboarders, super easy to use. The shots don't always seem very stable when moving though.
Glidecam - There is a learning curve for these, but once you get using them down your footage looks sick. Personally I use a Glidecam HD-1000 with my Sony a65, but for a camera like you're looking at you will probably want an HD-2000 at least to handle the weight, my a65 is just super light so I got away with the 1000. Note that after prolonged use glidecam setups start to get fairly heavy.
Opteka version (my friend has one of these with his t2i and a mic and it works just about perfectly, a little more difficult to get finely tuned than the glidecam due to how the baseplate moves, but no big deal really and a HUGE price difference): http://www.amazon.com/Opteka-SteadyVid-SV-HD-Stabilizer-Release/dp/B00DRGQETA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1398185697&sr=8-1&keywords=opteka+stabilizer
Hopefully some of that info helps out!
nickbrenskeThanks a lot! It helps quite a bit. What sort of lens/lenses should I be getting? Obviousoly one around 10-20 for up close but other then that I have no clue what is good.