Last time I purchased skis was 30 years ago. I have skied periodically over the years with rented equipment. I consider myself an intermediate skier. I will be sking in Ontario, Canada on mainly groomed hills..
I am 164 cm, and have been adviced to look for skis between 149 and 154 cm.
I did look at used skis at a ski swap yesterday but found it very confusing and unsure if I was getting the best ski/deal for me. The recommended ski was a previous rental ski, (men's).
Someone recommended that I look online at eve.com,, Levelnine sports and skis.com. I really have no problem buying a previous years model. There are so many different brands available and I've been told to stay away from any "made in China" products, so this is where I get confused. Does the brand matter?
I'd like to spend between $200 - $300, and I would like a decent ski that will last me a few years.
Any input is appreciated.