I am deciding between two pairs of used skis - the 2011/12 Nordica Infinite and the 2014 (I think) Wild Belle.
I can buy the Infinites for around $200 and the Wild Belles for around $300. The Wild Belles are of questionable cosmetic condition (disclaimer in the ad says they are a "value ski" that hasn't been touched up), which is why they are a reasonable all-in price. I'm not sure that matters since I ski in NY/VT where skis get destroyed anyway.
I am an advanced skier - my favorite run is an ungroomed mogul run (Mad River!), but being in the Northeast I am usually skiing icy groomers, moguls, trees where I can, etc. I would think that if I end up skiing out west, I would probably just rent some powder skis, but I still need something that can cut through the variable conditions of Killington, Hunter, etc.
I am 5'3 and weigh around 125 - not fat - all muscle!
Infinites are 127/80/111
Belle - 121/84/112
Both are 154 cm
Is a 2011/12 ski too old at this point?
Does anyone have experience with either?
Thanks for your help!