Author Topic: Arrival: Ski Logik Chariots!!  (Read 1308 times)

LivingProof

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Re: Arrival: Ski Logik Chariots!!
« Reply #15 on: December 16, 2011, 10:16:33 am »

Alot of people are out their posing with their new mid fats or fatter skis that is for sure, but a small minority are pushing personal limits on wider boards at mountains that have natural terrain and natural conditions. Stuff that was unpossible on the first carving skis and not that easy on the early 'fat" skis like the explosive, axiom and pocket rocket.  Especially in the east where the snow in more vaiable and the terrain is MUCH tighter. My average run at stowe is more technically demanding than my average run at snowbird. i have skied more at each of these resorts than anyone on this board.

Bushwacker,
Reading the above, I thought of a recent post by Helluva where he offered some comments about 'all mountain" skis. His thinking was that if a specific skier selects a specfic ski to ski specific terrain, then, it's akin to the saying about "using the right tool for the right job". You have also posted that at the 'bird you choose different skis, understandable. Just guessing, but, I would assume your Stowe ski can change depending on the conditions that day.

There is no doubt, in my mind, that skis you select to ski Stowe backcounty provide the best possible tool for those conditions. If I ever get to join in, I'd like very much to use a ski that you recommend (after figuring it out a little bit on easier terrain). The question remains about my skills being able to marry up to that ski in that terrain. We all know I'd struggle, but, given enough repetitions, I hope I'd figure it out.