Height: 5'8" Weight: 140lbs
I live in the upper state of CT and frequently take trips up North to killington, Jay peak, Sugarloaf, Stowe, Bolton Valley as well as the less than occasional trip out west. I'm an aggressive skier who is trying to find the right ski for the right conditions.
I have k2 Iron Maidens 176 and 2015 Line Sir Francis Bacons 184. I love the damp feel and heaviness of the Iron Maidens, they seem to plow through anything and hold up well in the bumps. Obviously, they do not float like the SFB's but they outperform them in every other category and feel much more solid.
Don't get me wrong, the SFB's are fun and agile but I frequently find myself having to hit the breaks because they feel like they'll washout at high speeds. Just to jittery.
So I'm looking for a Rocker Camber ski between 108mm to 115mm for Northeast and West skiing that is study and damp like the Iron Maidens. I want a ski that I know I'll PROGRESS on, something that I can straight-line sections and be confident in doing so. A shorter turn radius would be better than a longer one, somewhere between 18-24, nothing larger.