I got a pair of Bushwhackers this season based on the salesman's recommendations, my own research and last years conditions on the East coast (my first season). These seemed best because I like to go everywhere except the park (although I'm thinking Brahmas or Latigos may have been better).
Anyway I'm going to try them out at Stratton this weekend but I'm thinking they're not going to be too great on the icy early season groomers (and icy groomers in general). If not what ski would you get to complement them and improve at carving? I'm 5'11", 180lbs, and skiing wise, I can get down any blue confidently and was getting down blacks including trees and bumps ok at Killington, and even double blacks at Magic Mountain later in the season, but those were good conditions and my style wasn't great. I'm not sure I want to buy another pair right now if I can avoid it but I love skiing and know I am going to be going every weekend of the season now and for the rest of my life ;). However once we get some proper snow and more coverage I will probably use the Bushwackers most of the time, so don't want to spend too much money.