Ski Size Chart

The Ski Size Chart provides recommended ski lengths for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skiers based on their height in both feet/inches and centimeters.

Author: Jannik Lindner

First published: 7/17/2024

This Ski Size Chart provides recommended ski lengths based on the skier's height range and skill level, categorized as beginner, intermediate, and advanced. The chart includes corresponding measurements in feet/inches, centimeters, and recommended ski lengths in centimeters for each skier height range.

Chart Data

Skier Height (ft/in) Skier Height (cm) Beginner Length (cm) Intermediate Length (cm) Advanced Length (cm)
5’0″ – 5’2″ 152 – 158 140-150 151-161 162-172
5’3″ – 5’5″ 159 – 165 145-155 156-166 167-177
5’6″ – 5’8″ 166 – 173 150-160 161-171 172-182
5’9″ – 5’11” 174 – 180 155-165 166-176 177-187
6’0″ – 6’2″ 181 – 188 160-170 171-181 182-192
6’3″ – 6’5″ 189 – 196 165-175 176-186 187-197


The Ski Size Chart provides recommended ski lengths based on skier height for beginners, intermediates, and advanced skiers. The chart offers a helpful guide for selecting the appropriate ski length based on the skier's height range.


How do I choose the right ski size for my height and weight?

You can use a ski sizing chart provided by the manufacturer, which typically takes into account your height, weight, and skiing ability.

What happens if my skis are too long or too short?

Skis that are too long can be difficult to control, while skis that are too short may lack stability and speed. It's important to find the right balance for your skiing style and skill level.

Can I use the same ski size for different types of skiing (e.g. powder, groomed trails)?

Ski size can vary based on the type of skiing you plan to do. For powder skiing, longer skis may provide better floatation, while shorter skis are often preferred for quick turns on groomed trails.

Should I consider my ski size when buying ski boots?

Yes, ski boot size should be compatible with your ski size to ensure a proper fit and optimal performance on the slopes.

How often should I reassess my ski size?

It's a good idea to reassess your ski size whenever there are significant changes in your weight, height, or skiing ability. Additionally, if you're trying a different skiing style, you may need to adjust your ski size accordingly.