I love my Never Summer Proto because I can take it anywhere on the mountain. The 153 rides like it's a much larger board, but it is still very playful.
Doesn't hurt that it also goes perfectly with my bindings and my boots
2007 Rome Agent 155, 2011 Rome Artifact Rocker 150, 2012 Never Summer Proto CT 152
2011 Union Contacts, 2012 Flux SF45, 2008 Rome 390's (Retired)
2011 Zoom Kaiju, 2007 Thirtytwo Prospects (Retired)