Pros: Powder - amazing. Piste - no issues.
Cons: Slightly large(ish) turn radius... but I did buy reasonably long skis for my height.
I'm 175cm, bought the 179cm ski, weigh 72kg, reasonably athletic and have skied for around 27-28 weeks now. I'd like to think of myself as an aggressive skier. With the tips, the ski's 'actual' length is only around 176, so just right for me. They've got marker jester's mounted on them (why I didn't go for jester schizo I still don't know...). I'm not sure about the US (I live in the UK), but Volkl skis are quite expensive unless you get them from Germany. With the bindings, they should have cost £720 in the UK, I ordered them from Germany (£12 shipping, they arrived in 6 days!) for £505. Although checking US prices it looks like they cost around $700 and less (not sure whether...(read more)