I think I've narrowed it down to the Salomon Rocker 2 90 or the Elan Apex for my 1-ski quiver. I can get good deals on both right now.
Intermediate/Advanced skier (level 7)
I ski mostly groomed runs in Colorado with a little off-piste from time to time. I only ski a few times per year and this frequency will probably not change.
I want something fun and lightweight that will handle all conditions reasonably well. Something that won't overpower me and which isn't too stiff or unforgiving since I'm only 160 pounds.
The Salomon Rocker 2 90 comes in 169 and 177 lengths.
The Elan Apex comes in 168 and 177 lengths.
Both skis are about the same price. What do you think will be a better fit (including size)? Most of the websites/calculators I've looked at suggest something around 170 (give or take) for my weight & ability. I know that these skis both have a bit of rocker however (and I believe the Salomon Rocker 2 is considered a twin tip) so I'm not sure if that affects the length I should go with.