I was in camelback, pa last week. Being the holiday week I was skiing with everybody and their Uncle Bob. Needless to say that by 11 in the morning the few diamonds that were still open had been scraped bare.
I was trying to make the turns as fast as I could so as to maintain speed and still stay in control but it wasn't working. I kept skidding and slowing down. At some point I thought I needed to edge more at others I thought I was too light (150 lbs.). Whatever it was, wasn't fun. I saw some Telmark skiers making nice sweeping turns, however! I had a fleeting thought about getting a kneeling kit in future, but quickly dismissed the idea.
The only way I found I could come down the hill elegantly was to do big turns at high speed. Which other than being dangerous with all the people in my way, lasted a very short time for a place like camelback, pa. Especially compared to the time I spent at the lines!!!
So, any pointers to maximize the time of descent and ski elegantly at the same time would be helpful. Thanks in advance.