So, my lady is getting back into skiing for the first time in 18 yrs.. she was up in Mammoth this past week and rented some skis (159's I think.. and they weren't too fat) and did pretty good... I got her on some blue/blacks and she made it down fine.
Anyway, I know nothing about skis since I ride, but we are going to be on the mtn at least once a week now, and she is wanting to get a pair of skis/boots, etc... to get her back into form.
I guess I just don't know what the re-learning curve is for skiing and equipment... like, will she need to upgrade in a few months when she gets better or a year or what? She also really wants to try snowboarding, so who knows if she's even be on skis in a few months.
I suggested she go to some of the local rental shops here in WW and see if they can work a deal with her on a long term rental, or even selling a pair of used skis. Obviously, she's not wanting to spend a fortune on something right now, but renting isn't really feasible anymore.
any advice here?