I am brand new to this forum and have a question that I would really appreciate some feedback on.
I recently purchased a set of Volkl AC30, 170cm.....I am 6'1 and 215lbs. I have demoed both the 170 and 177 prior to purchasing and did feel slightly more at home on the 170's, although this is my first time in 15 years of skiing that I actually used a legitamite pair of skis. Due to a ridiculous hockey schedule, I was never "allowed" to ski, but when I was able to squeeze it in, it was always on some awful rental. However, I do consider myself to be an advanced level skier and can ski all black diamonds confidentally...even tho I have only skied maybe 30 or 40 times in the past 10 years....however, I do plan on hitting at least 12 days a year going forward. I mosttly ski North East Mountains.
So to my question....should the 177 of been the bare minimum for me? I do like to push the speed limit, but also enjoy quick crisp turns for when the North East catches a snow storm and within a few hours, all of the trails are blasted with natural occurring moguls.
Any help or insight would be greatly appreciated - thank you!