I ski in Colorado (mostly) and have a pair of Legend Pro Riders. For almost anything off-piste they are the best skis I have ever owned. They do not do well, however, in moguls or tight trees. If the 8800s worked well in tight trees and moguls for you, you might consider just getting a new pair of 8800s. The Legend Pros are definitely stiffer. I just bought a new pair of Contact 11s that I tried at A-Basin last weekend, and really liked them. They are less of an off-piste ski than the 8800s, but look to have sufficient width to be at least serviceable under off-piste conditions. They have the advantage of being highly maneuverable and very quick. Apparently Dynastar's entire stock of Contact 11 skis for the 2006/2007 season has already been shipped to retailers, and no more will be supplied by Dynastar for the rest of the season.