I am 47 y.o., 6'7", 230 lbs. Skiing 2 seasons. Visited Summit Co. in Jan and skied some groomed blacks at Breck and Keystone. I like fast but like to stay in a reasonable comfort zone (not an x-games candidate). Just starting to ski real bumps. The instructor at Breck said I should be in a Level 7 class next time.
I am going to Mt. Bohemia (UP in Michigan). Never been there. I do almost everything on groomed. So, I have a set of Elan 88xti's in 188cm. But they are definitely frontside-leaning skis. I have watched some vids of bohemia, like this one: https://vimeo.com/90403207
Not really even sure what kind of ski I need to ski there. I am not going to go crazy in the trees. But, I am guessing my Elans are too much of a carver for that place? I am happy to look at a new ski that I can use for there and out West that will open new terrain and opportunities for me. Especially as I am more eager to go onto the ungroomed stuff out West. But, I am always figuring I need something lighter and nimble, but as such a big guy I also need a stiffer (and thus heavier) ski, right?
Any help? Thx.