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I usually go longer, my Sheevas are 164 but I have to say I did enjoy the 156 K2's they were a great ski in a great length coming back from injury .I'm 5'5" 145 lbs and ususally ski this in a 166.
Lauren ( @elemmac )wrote a great review on it.
Lauren: In all honesty, I didn’t expect much from the Blaze 86 W. A lightweight freeride ski with an 86mm waist? Sounds about as stable as a donkey in a canoe. I could not have been more wrong. Its versatility blew me away. I took it into some fresh fluffy snow, on snowmaking mounds, and on some...www.skitalk.com
My previous BP 88's were 159 and that seems to be a "happy" length for me depending on the running length etc.
Not quite sure what I'm going for next season for my daily driver but I'm definitely going to demo first mainly to see if a new ski is going to bring something to the table and also "can I still manage a slightly more demanding ski" what with knees and now my back