Originally Posted by oldschool1
I posted here for some recomendations a while back, and the Mythic Rider came back as a good fit for what I am looking for. Many people reviewing indicated that the Mythic is a pretty heavy ski. Can anyone out there think of a ski that skis like the Mythic, but is a little lighter? I am 56years old and 5'6" looking for a ski for the western pow chop and crud.
Oldschool- Why is the weight of MRs a problem? Are you afraid of carrying them from the parking lot or are you afraid of them not being quick enough or maneuverable enough on the snow? These are two very different problems as they need different solutions. If you go to a "lighter" ski, you will loose some of the MRs prowess in crud and chopped snow, so keep that in mind. The skis most often mentioned together with MRs are Snoop and Fisher Watea, I believe both are lighter. For disclosure: I own the MRs, and don't find them heavy after they hit the snow, so..