How to pick the right skis
Short of a good pair of ski boots,
finding a good pair of skis that are right for you is the best thing you can do to make sure you enjoy a ski trip. While seemingly complicated, ski technology can be broken into layman's terms fairly easily, so you can understand what you're looking for and what makes a good ski.
The two most important things you need to consider are what kinds of speeds you want to go, and over what types of terrain. Obviously, you don't need a slalom race ski if you are leisurely going down greens all day.
The majority of skiers may never roam off piste, so a front side carver is all they'll ever need, whereas if you want to hit up some back bowls you'll need something a little wider.Full Article