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How tall are you and how long are your skis?
So I'm looking to get my first pair of park skis soon and I have no idea what length to get. I'm always hearing that shorter is better but all the reccomendations I've been given seem too short. All my friends are 5'4 and under and they ride a 151-55 but thats wayyyyy too small for me. I'm 5'6 and I was thinking of getting on a 165-67. Is that too long? Too short?
I've also kinda lost touch with appropriate ski lengths because FIS has all of us racers on super duper short slalom skis and uber long GS skis. If you could reply with your height and prefered ski length that'd b gr8.
Oh and also what brand of pants you like. I need pants.
I am 5'8 and I ski Fischer Maven 171s. Twin tip, rocker camber rocker all mountain ski. I thought 171 was going to me a little too much ski for me but turns out (pun intended) I really like it!
As for pants, I love my saga fatigue's.. 135lbs and I wear a medium. Before those, I had a pair of North Face and really liked those too.. just needed a new pair.
I'm 5'10 (178cm) and I ski on something around 176-184 depending on how soft the ski is/ how much rocker it has. I'm an ex race too so I like longer stiffer skis. Even my park skis are 176.
5'8" and I ski on 176-180ish
Im 5 feet even and my favorite Salomons are 152s which i haven't seen a lot of companies make. But i just got line celebs and they're 158 and i dig them.
As for pants, I think Sagas fatigues are amazing. They're slim fit which i think is perfect for us ladies.
(Sorry for awful grammar and improper ness, wet nails hah)
5' 4" I ride 164's and its great!
5'8" and I'm on 176-183
I wear patagonia
5'2 and my fav skis are a 179 (freeride) and my others are 170 (rock/park skis). I definitely prefer a longer ski though
For outerwear, Burton AK!
5'7" and a 171 for park, 175 for pow
I have the causwell missoula pants in medium and I love em
5'3, 161 but 164-167 is what I prefer.
Saga, Armada, Orage for pants.
I'm 5'2 and I prefer around 160cm. And for pants I honestly love Burton snowboarding pants. They're really nice for being waterproof since snowboarders spend a lot of time on their butts!
5'8 and ride 163s and 172s (Don't ask why such a big gap, just cuz). And I kinda stole some Saga pants from a friend so yeah, but they work great for guys and gals.
Im 5' 1" and I ride 155cm k2 missconduct but this year Im going to ride 160cm atomic trooper park skis
I'm 5'2 and I like 160-165 for park skiing. 170-175 for all mountain and powder.
Oakley and Burton are my go to for ski pants.
I'm 5' 3" and I ride a 161, 169, and 171. When I was a slalom skier I rode like 145s now, I love long skis.
5'7 and i ride 164 and 172, 158 for instructing.
I'm 5'7 and my skis currently range from 169-175.
I think that you're on the right page for length with what you mentioned. Sounds like you probably have a strong background skiing so you could probably go longer but I ride my shortest skis in the park. Also keep in mind park skis are generally center mounted and that might make them seem a lot shorter already.
I've had luck with Burton in the past, and just bought a pair of Oakley promise lands that I'm stoked on. But would definitely recommend just trying a whole bunch on and seeing what fits best!
My doctor says I am 5,4 but he's a dick. I am definitely 5,5 and 5,6 on a tall day..
I'm 5'4" and ride 174 armadas. That's about the perfect size for me if I'm only going to have one pair.
I've never found perfect pants in 20 years of skiing...gotta work on that or be less picky.
5'1, park are 164, pow are 171
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