I came across this post on FB Marketplace. Thought it offers good advice and place to post it.
I belonged to a local BuyNothing Group on FB. Recently, a kind individual offered a free pair of skis to BN group, a beginner skier just recovered from foot injury got the free skis. I almost wanted to post comment about BSL and DIN setting, but decided not to.
Seems like good advice. I took a different route.
After not skiing for 30 years, I got back into skiing in 2003 after our son had tried it a few times at Wintergreen. Not wanting to wait for rentals and pay for them, but not quite ready to invest in new skis, I bought a pair of year-old rental Rossignols on eBay for maybe 100 bucks with bindings included. A ski shop adjusted them to my used eBay ski boots and I was on my way. They served me well for a couple of seasons until I was ready to buy new skis.