Originally Posted by goblue
Taking a pair of 100mm wide powder skis to Cabarfae or SnowSnake would be like trying to swat flies with a canoe paddle.
I wouldn't go to snow snake unless it was free.
I'm not paying 20 dollars to ski on hills that are like the hill in my back yard.
Thats with student discount. Bah, caberfae is cheeper, even with fuel cost.
And i'm actually pretty good at swatting things with a canoe paddle. Watchout. =)
Originally Posted by beyond
Yeah, this is actually a mundane subtext (better equipment will make me a better skier) inverted (worse equipment will make me a better skier). But the changing-up-the-learning-curve/Pinto referent is really a reshuffled 60 year old theory of why civilizations started in really tough enviroments. (Turns out only a few did, they hadn't found a lot of others yet.) Want to REALLY test your challenge/response model? OK, go pick up a pair of old straight 210's on fleabay, start skiing that MI ice, and report back on your improvements. Oh, unless it's just the coolness factor you're after...
No, no coolness. Just thoughts for something different. I can get ahold of some skis longer the 210's without flebay. hehe, just no interest right now, not with my knee the way it is.
I was just thinking, which is something i have plenty of time to do right now. Just looking for ideas, things to try. You guys just blew everything out of proportion. At least the advice I was looking for was there hidden in all the other crap. =\
The stage 1's are very good on ice BTW. The P30's slide accross them, even with their aggressive edges they have been changed too, the stage 1's just cut like a skate. its sweet! Though, i'd prefer to be on snow if possible. haha.