By Ferdi Burger on 26 November 2014

What's your ski personality? Do you want 'safe', 'fun' or 'fat boy' skis?

Choosing skis can be a bit tricky, so we've asked ex-Olympic skier Chemmy Alcott about the type of skis she recommends, based on the type of fun you’re looking to have.

Are you a big mountain skier, a bump skier or do you just like to carve up the piste? Here's where you'll discover which skis are right for you.

If you're going to be waiting until you arrive at the mountain to hire skis to suit the conditions, you might want to walk into a store with an idea of what you’re after. To learn more about choosing skis, have a look at some of these online ski guides.

Snow+Rock has a three step guide to choosing your skis and bindings.

Evo has a comprehensive ski size chart with a list of topics you need to consider, such as what your favourite terrain is.

Would you go heli-skiing? You might want to consider an airbag backpack...

Want to choose your perfect ski boots? Click here to find out more...

Here's how to ski off-piste safely - and here's what to do if you get caught in an avalanche

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