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Ski Setup Recommendation - Getting back into it
I used to be deeply involved in the ski/snowboard industry in 2008 - 2013, but a move took me out of the scene since. In those days I split time between boarding and skiing, mostly in the park with some groomer/tree laps in the morning or afternoon. I'd love some help and advice!
Leftover from those days is my current setup
Skis: Armada AR7 161 - 2013
Bindings: Dynastar PX12
Boots: Full Tilt Booter - 2010
They have been fine for the last few years of occasional rides; is it time for an update?
Weight: 170. Physically fit (if that matters)
Style: I ski groomers and trees/bowls when there is powder. No more park or deep backcountry. I still enjoy hopping off terrain and little jumps. I like going fast but also spend lots of time cruising around leisurely with my wife and friends. I don't care if the skis are the newest model.
Location: Denver, CO
Thank you for your time!
Sounds like your bindings are reaching the end of their serviceable lifespan. A shop probably won't touch them, but if you're happy with the DINs then I'm sure they're perfectly fine for what you're doing. I'd keep riding with what you got until something breaks!
I’d personally Keep riding till something brakes or isn’t functioning to my liking, Reckoner 102, on3p Jeffery 108s and head kore 99, k2 marksman, armada arv 106, are all freestyle oriented daily drivers except the kores those will be pretty stiff. As to bindings I prefer look but Salomon, and Tyrolia make some more affordable and great bindings. Boot wise a boot fitter would be the best bet.
**This post was edited on Jan 12th 2021 at 7:30:40pm
If it all feels good to you then save your money, unless you are in the mood to blow some cash of course
If you want a super fun directional ski I would highly recommend the Line Sakana. Seriously so much fun to cruise on and the also rip super hard and will float in powder with ease.
Thank you all for the advice!
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