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Beginner Women Skis: 23/24 Picks

One of the biggest questions when buying your first pair of skis typically is, where do I even start? Let She-Shredz help guide the way. The range from a first season or few of skiing to a more intermediate ski is quite vast and these discrepancies only become more integrate as you progress in your ski life. If you are just trying skiing, renting is more than fine. There is no need to invest in a several hundred dollar set up for something you’re not committed to. For those of you who are looking for a semi serious commitment to lets keep on going.

Alright you tried skiing, loved it and bought a pass or day ticket. You have plans to go up a few times this year to get those turns in. Beginners these skis are for you at this phase. You may be able to find a decent deal on market place or a ski shop for a used pair that are in decent shape. For those of you out there who are intermediate and above check out our other guide to intermediate ski options. Now you newly She-Shreders, here are the skis to keep an eye out for:



Head Pure Joy + Joy 9 Binding





Head Pure Joy + Joy 9 Binding


Why It’s GoodIt comes in a 75 mm waist, making it a great ski for beginners into intermediates who are looking to work on their turns. The Head Pure Joy comes with a binding making it a more approachable buy in. The binding is also light as can be, which is a plus when learning to get better turn initiation.



Price: $$$$

                                                                                                                       




 K2 Mindbender 85







K2 Mindbender 85 W



Why It’s Good: At 85 mm waist, the K2 Mindbender 85 is a bit wider than the the options above. The K2 Mindbender 85 is for shredders who have a bit of experience, or on the more athletic side who may progress a tad bit faster than other should reach for. She is a lightweight ski making it forgiving than the other K2 Mindbender series for ladies. You will need to purchase a binding for this ski, which allows you to pick a binding for you to grow into.


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Price: $$$$





Rossignol Experience W 76 Ski W/ Xpress W 10 Bindings







Rossignol Experience W 76 Ski W/ Xpress W 10 Bindings



Why It’s Good: Experience 76 is a 76 mm waist. Making it a great entry level ski. Also coming with a lightweight binding, is another great option for those who are looking for a good first pair of skis. Experience 76 has a wood core which could come in handy for dynamic snow conditions. Taller shredders may find the 160 cm length a tad bit on the shorter side depending on how athletic they are.



Price: $$$$

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