Board buying advice
I need some help buying a board. I'm 6 feet 175 - 180 pounds. I already bought flow M8 XL bindings and 11.5 boots. I board 90% of the time in the North Carolina mountains where it is ice and packed snow all the time, never any powder. I'd say I'm a little above an intermediate level boarder. I can hit jumps and board slide rails confidently. I've ridden rentals, mainly all mountain boards with about a 6 flex and 156-158 length, but think I would really enjoy a slightly shorter board with a lot of flex. I want to be able to pop, but still want to be able to fly down the black diamonds super fast. Price is flexible, but around $200 is good. Any suggestions on the specs I should/need to get or brands/styles?