M. Curtis wrote an answer about Volkl Katana Ski on December 27, 2012
The Katana is one of my all-time favorite Volkl skis. It's the greatest ski for big-mountain charging, especially in variable conditions. The 177 and 184 have a very user friendly flex where the 191 and 198 are quite a bit stiffer and have a more pro model flex. How tall, heavy and how do you ski?