What's the Best Ski?

Discussion in 'Hardgoods: Skis, Bindings, Poles, and More' started by Philpug, Dec 19, 2016.

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    Philpug

    Philpug Enjoying being back on two skis. Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    If they are IN the snow, it tends not to be a knee issue...ON the snow, I see your concern.
     
  2. Wendy

    Wendy Trying not to face plant Skier

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    Yeah, I get that, and if I know it’s ON snow skiing, the SR 83 is the widest I’ll use.

    I haven’t yet been on a much-wider-than 100 waist ski that doesn’t make me feel like I’m wearing clown shoes.
     
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  3. Kbat117

    Kbat117 Doing snow dances Skier

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    I believe the only appropriate set of skis to be using would be a pair of rental snowboards mounted with ski bindings. Nothing beats that 250mm underfoot float:D
     
  4. Andy Mink

    Andy Mink I am a half fast skier. Moderator

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    Right? They MUST match your ensemble!
     
  5. Bad Bob

    Bad Bob old n' slow Skier

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    Nope. The wife does not notice another pair of red skis.
     
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  6. Missile Bandits

    Missile Bandits At the base lodge Skier

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    Is there a ski for an advanced skier that does "everything"? Or should I stick with my K2 msl. ?
     
  7. slowrider

    slowrider Out on the slopes Skier

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    $200.00 in new condition. That's the best ski for me.
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  8. surfsnowgirl

    surfsnowgirl Instructor, Subaru driver and winter lover Skier

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    The best ski is what is the best ski for that day/conditions. @slowrider Nice skis. I just bought a pair of 67 underfoot dynstars for low tide, early season conditions. Dynastar does ice biters well.
     
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    Philpug Enjoying being back on two skis. Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    There are dozens...all depends on what you want.
     
  10. silverback

    silverback Getting on the lift Skier

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    The MSL question has to be a troll attempt. With over two months until we have snow, maybe you should give it its own thread! :popcorn:
     
  11. David Chaus

    David Chaus If I am skiing the world is a perfect place. Skier

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    Yes, but....what’s the best ski?
     
  12. slowrider

    slowrider Out on the slopes Skier

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    Yes they do. Bought some Dynastar Course WC last season. Never felt so confident on ice before.
     
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  13. Missile Bandits

    Missile Bandits At the base lodge Skier

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    Most people I talk to have a quiver of skis. One for powder, one for packed. One works here but not there. Can't wait to get to the bottom to switch. We used to have one pair for the season, and a pair of rock skis for when conditions warranted it.
    Can you narrow it down to 5? all mtn. advanced. East coast. (knocks out the powder bds). right?
     
  14. Wasatchman

    Wasatchman over the hill Skier

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    Easy. The best ski is either the one with colors that best match my ski outfit or gets ski of the year from the big name magazines.
     
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  15. markojp

    markojp mtn rep for the gear on my feet Industry Insider Instructor

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    The best skis, boots, and bindings are the ones on the doorstep:

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    Woot! ogsmile
     
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  16. markojp

    markojp mtn rep for the gear on my feet Industry Insider Instructor

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    Your size (weight, height ), ability, number of days on snow per season, where (be specific), your ski and the terrain you prefer.... skis you've liked, skis you haven't cared for.... boot your driving your skis with, ambitions.... then we can steer you to a top 3-5 skis.
     
  17. Mendieta

    Mendieta Master of Snowplow Moderator

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    What did you get? Congrats! :toast
     
  18. markojp

    markojp mtn rep for the gear on my feet Industry Insider Instructor

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    Fresh Monster 88, Attack 16, and a B3.
     
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  19. Mothertucker

    Mothertucker Sweep Dodger Skier

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    Whatcha doing with the "old" Monsters?
     
  20. markojp

    markojp mtn rep for the gear on my feet Industry Insider Instructor

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    Keep'em. Rock skis... they're still in pretty good shape.
     
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