BG20 wrote an answer about Black Diamond Verdict Ski on December 9, 2013
I think the real question is: What bindings and boots do you plan on using?
Plum Bindings + La Sportiva Spitfire Boots + Verdicts = Huh?
The Verdict's raw power will literally scare the boots and bindings off the ski.
Salomon Guardian Bindings + BD Factors + Verdicts = Bliss and sore hip flexors (worth it!)
I have Verdicts with black diamond factor boots and marker barrons for short tours and in-bounds skiing. I absolutely love the setup. I'm not a super athlete, but I'm no couch potato either and I think they're worth the extra weight. This setup just never limits my skiing. I've toured all day with this setup and it was fine.
Sure the verdicts are heavy but so are my bindings and boots. If you're carrying burly boots and bindings you'll want a ski that can handle them otherwise there's little point to the extra weight.
I have another setup for touring (BD Aspects, Dynafit Verticals, and Scarpa Maestrales). For really long tours they're good. I always have to dial it back though otherwise I can ski through the equipment.
Is that helpful?
I'm 150 lbs, 6' tall, and ski the 180's.