Originally Posted by bndfishing
Thanks guys so far there is some real good info here.
Ski the NW resorts from Whistler to Mt. Hood
Just got custom Strolz boots with foot beds (has made a big difference)
164 Solomon Fury skis (love them)
started skiing at 4 mom was an instructor last lesson was 26 years ago. Haven't skied much in the last 13 years but got back into it this year and skied 14 days.
Getting used to shape skis has been a real lesson. I have found myself too far back on the tails and feeling the tail turning out. I've been trying to shift forward to center or a little more. From what I been reading it seems like I need to stand up a bit straighter and work on centering my stance. I had my binding mounted a little forward of center about 3/4") to help me with my tail turning issue so maybe it's time to center the bindings.
I have found moving my bindings forward to exacerbate back seat skiing not help it! At least for me, it seems to do just the opposite of what I expect. But i am a fairly forward skier.
More tail to deal with is usually not a good thing for most aspiring skiers.
I have many Atomic skis so I have easily been able to experiment with binding position.
My Stockli Laser WC Sl is the most forward mounted ski i have found and it turns out to be my least favorite ski I own. A freind of mine tried them and loved them but he has a very narrow upright rear bias stance and usues little or no inclination. (he is an amazingly good no excellent skier considering his stance. Although I think he would be toast in a race course)
I also moved my bindings to the forward position on my 162 B5 metron. I took one run on them like that and put them away (this was very early in the season) and did not ski on them again until a couple of days ago with the bindings moved back to the central position. Much better!!!!!