Originally Posted by Rio
I haven't skied Taos but from what I've heard its steep and often covered in moguls. The Pro will be a huge step up from your Pocket Rockets in stiffness and difficulty in turning quickly. You might find them too unwieldy for Taos. If you are looking for a one-ski quiver or all-mountain ski you'd probably be better off on the Mythic Rider.
Doesn't sound like he is asking for a bump ski.......
The 176 is pretty mellow. We're not talking about the 186.
IF the OP wants a big, high performance ski, the mythic isn't going to cut it.
He's a 14 year old kid - get the LP's. You'll grow into them.
ALso, get the FKS 155's.
When I was 14...and about 125 lb, I would have slayed it on 176 LP's.....