Francis Jenkins wrote an answer about Kona Stinky Air - XT/XTR Build on January 27, 2012
The 16" should be good for you. This bikes geo is more suited for park riding and hucking, so if you are shuttle/lift served you will love it. It wont be very good for a decent amount of pedaling. If you want a long travel beast that can pedal as well look at the Yeti ASR7 or the Santa Cruz Nomad.