If Faction skis have caught your eye, check out this list of Curated Experts' most recommended models. Note, however, that we don't believe in "best of" lists here at Curated – everyone is different and we believe in finding the best gear for you and not generally for the masses. If you're looking for a personalized recommendation so you can find the best Faction skis for you, chat with a Ski Expert here on Curated.
- Faction Ski Candide 2.0 Skis Black
- Faction Skis Prodigy 2.0 Skis · 2022
- Faction Skis Prodigy 1.0 Skis · 2022
- Faction Ski Prodigy 2.0 Skis · 2021
- Faction Dictator 1.0 Skis · 2022
- Faction Ski Prodigy 1.0 Skis · 2021
- Faction CT 3.0 Skis · 2022
- Faction Ski Candide 2.0 X Skis · Women's · 2021
- Faction Skis Agent 3.0 Skis · 2022
- Faction Ski Prodigy 1.0 Pre-mounted Skis · 2020
Faction Ski Candide 2.0 Skis Black
The epitome of a 'do-it-all' ski. The Candides, just like their namesake, are primed to tackle park laps, pow, and anything in between. A medium turn radius makes it nice in the trees or picking down technical lines and still super fun when ripping up groomers. This ski is great all around the mountain, soft enough to plow through crud but still feels solid under foot. Charges through the big mountain and trees, but isn't afraid of taking park laps.
The Candide 2.0 is one of the better all-mountain options that we have today. This ski can take you just about anywhere while still being able to show off in the park. Nimble yet stable when you need it to be and capable of floating you down your favorite powder stash.
It's a soft flexing freestyle ski that holds solid lines on the hardpack while still being wide enough to get you into the soft stuff for those days it starts dumping at noon.
Faction Skis Prodigy 2.0 Skis · 2022
The elliptical side cut on these skis allows for varying turn sizes and shapes with ease. It's a directional twin tip so they're great in either direction with the primary focus on skiing forwards and charging hard! 98 underfoot and they do come in narrower and wider models as well. These also have extra thick edges for better durability in the park and a longer lasting ski overall!
Faction Skis Prodigy 1.0 Skis · 2022
This ski was originally made for the park but has been updated to handle it all. 90mm underfoot with a poplar wood core to take you everywhere on the mountain with stability and control. It will float on powder and hold an edge on hard packed snow. This ski is super soft and flexible and will maintain great performance on the downhill. With its directional shape, you will feel super in control throughout the entirety of your turn, initiation all the way to follow through. This ski will take you off jumps, side hits, and allow you to lay long S turns on groomed trails.
A super sweet surfy ski from one of the leading brands in the park game unites the rocker taper in the tip & tail to pair nicely with the elliptical sidecut that makes a longer turn radius underfoot while shorter in the tails and tips - this ski naturally lends itself to creativity! 88mm underfoot so they would be right up your alley as a ski that sees action mainly on hills in the Midwest. A genuinely approachable setup for the intermediate to upper intermediate skier who prioritizes the terrain park. The anti-chip micro-cap, XL 2.5mm edges full strength sidewalls outperform this price tag! Grab em before they're gone - on a killer sale!
This ski has an elliptical side cut and full-length sidecut for great edge hold on hard snow. Anti-chip mirco cap construction in the tip and tail and an extra-large 2.5mm edge make these some incredibly durable skis as well.
Faction Ski Prodigy 2.0 Skis · 2021
The entire mountain is the terrain park on these babies. Good for park, jumps, and natural features. Will get the job done, and then some on powder, crud, and hard pack.
Freestyle skiing, ripping the hardpack and spending days in the park. This is a capable all-mountain ski that also skis park really well.
Sick carving a decent amount of powder while holding grip on groomers too.
Faction Dictator 1.0 Skis · 2022
This is a smooth cruising, highly capable ski for any condition. Recommended for groomer specialists, these are built for speed and control with a floaty, seamless ride in powder. They have a large load of vibration absorption capabilities and enough torsional stability for expert grip downhill. They also have the best possible edge hold and stability when the ski is engaged in a turn.
Faction Ski Prodigy 1.0 Skis · 2021
These have a 90mm waist so powder will not be an issue. They aren't too fast where you will slide around on groomers and you still get a nice good turn from these skies. These are pretty light skies weighing in just over 3 pounds so these wont feel heavy or clunky. A very all around great ski.
Expanding your all-mountain skills with a park feel and backbone! Ski holds a great edge on hardpack and is great in ice, chop, and variable conditions!
Plenty of park action. Also has a great shape and flex for all-mountain. It carves very well!
Faction CT 3.0 Skis · 2022
This is the ski for anyone trying to crush big mountain skiing. The Candide 3.0 is 112mm underfoot which makes it the perfect width for back bowls, in the bumps, and winding through trees. It has a playful shape that allows for a lot of flexibility, while also a strong edge for when you crank it up on trail. Faction hand makes these skis in Europe and they're built to last. Faction stands behind these skis with a 2-Year warranty.
Faction Ski Candide 2.0 X Skis · Women's · 2021
Faction has some really innovative ski engineering that enable their skis to do it all! The poplar and beech core is light and poppy for sending it off a jump, but maintain enough stiffness to connect carving turns on the mountain. Faction integrates a titanal layer under the binding to reinforce the ski where it's most useful and provide a solid mounting point for your bindings. These skis also feature an extra thick edge which adds to the durability and overall last of the ski.
The perfect ski for a freestyle skier looking to push the boundaries inbounds. With a full twin tip the Candides are perfect for the park but also have the stability to be an all-mountain ski.
This ski is designed to ski the whole mountain while jumping off everything you possibly can. It is moderately stiff which is great for forgiveness while allowing you to ski fast.
Faction Skis Agent 3.0 Skis · 2022
Great all-around ski for the backcountry at 1740 grams for 180 cm so they are lighter than that at 172 cm. Awesome backcountry freeride ski that will provides performance in variable snow, while allowing float in powder. The ski is fairly stiff and is more for a hard charger than a beginner.
These skis love powder but will thrive just as well in chopped up conditions! So much technology in one lightweight package! Carbon weave, lightweight karuba wood core and a solid titanal binding plate come together to make an extremely tough, yet lightweight ski.
This ski is made for free touring! It is light enough to skin but still charges in the resort. 106mm underfoot, perfect width for hiking but still enough of a platform for float and stable for landing big drops and hits.
Faction Ski Prodigy 1.0 Pre-mounted Skis · 2020
This ski is versatile and playful. Made from a poppy, yet durable poplar core, and combined with directional twin tips, the options are limitless with this ski. Capable of grabbing an edge on hardpack, being stable at speed, playful enough to hit any jump or throw any trick in the park, yet wide enough to float, this is a ski package for a true shredder. The Salomon Warden bindings pair perfectly with these skis, providing freeride security with a responsive, lightweight, and sturdy design. You can't go wrong.
This ski is so versatile and fun! Very confident going fast on hardpack, but also really easy to swing around in the trees, and lots of pop for hitting jumps. Hits the sweet spot of an all-mount ski that's also great in the park. Pre-mounted with a (high quality) adjustable binding that can fit about any boot.
90 underfoot, can definitely handle the groomers but will also float well in the powder and will have quick response in the, bumps and trees! Fantastic first pair of skis; super easy to transition to from rentals.
Faction Ski Prodigy 2.0 Pre-mounted Skis · 2020
It's a playful and versatile ski! 98mm underfoot so a little better for deeper snow but will still do amazing on hard pack or in the park! The ski comes pre-mounted with a demo binding, so it's the whole setup for that price. No mounting cost, ready to go, just take it somewhere to get it adjusted to your boots!
A brand new pair of Prodigy 2.0s with adjustable Salomon Warden bindings pre-mounted. All you've gotta do is adjust the bindings to your boots! Super capable on hardpack and effortless in the trees. A really versatile and really fun all-mountain ski!
A combination of all mountain skiing and park! Freeride. These are on the lighter weight side as well. Pre-mounted with good bindings and ready to go right out of the box!
Faction Ski Prodigy 2.0 Skis · 2020
These are great for park because of the lightless and rocker that it has. It's also a true twin tip so you can ride switch with ease. The 98mm waist makes it a great option for powder. They are also very versatile like the moments. You can ski groomers and get that nice turn radius with these as well despite the fatness of them. A very good all around ski.
This is a really fun ski with a 98mm waist width and poppy and playful performance. However, they also have some power for when you want to lay down a carve!
Skiing hard in most all conditions, and hitting the park on the way.
Faction Skis Prodigy 2.0x Skis · 2022
The biggest improvement for 2022 was tons of added durability! They changed how the skis are made and have seen great success with ZERO warranty issues on these skis for the entire 2021 season! These have an elliptical sidecut, which allows for varying turn shapes and sizes. "surf zones" in the ski help you stay afloat in deep powder while the extra thick edges let you carve through anything on the mountain and hold up better to some abuse in the park. They also have an anti-chip top coat so they feel and look good for a long time!
Faction Ski Candide 3.0 Skis · 2021
Nimble and surfy in the deep, straight shooters when the line demands it. Versatile and fun, this ski is big enough and playful to handle the conditions for your best day yet.
All day park, ripping the groomers, powder, trees, and everything else!
Faction Skis Prodigy 1.0x Skis · 2022
The skier who wants a lightweight and nimble ski that can form a variety of turn shapes and styles. The Elliptical sidecut means you can initiate fast and easy turns underfoot to pivot from edge to edge while the short radius in the tip and tail lends itself to seamless turn initiation. Ultimately, this ski is for the skier wanting to have a ton of fun carving turns on groomed runs and making the occasional adventure into the terrain park.
These are a predictable ski great for hard snow, while also offering a playful side in the powder and trees! They have a twin tip rocker and a great stiffness to them, making them stable at speed. And the poplar/ash core makes them lightweight and durable. These are a fun ski, great for lots of resorts all across the US!
All-new for 2022, the Prodigy 1.0x is the narrowest in the line at 88 underfoot, which is great for both the park and east coast skiing. Lightweight and with a full-length sidewall, twin tip construction, and killer graphics, this is a great ski from Faction that feels at home all over the mountain.
Faction Skis Prodigy 3.0 Skis · 2022
Coming in at 106 underfoot, the Prodigy is a hard and soft snow machine. This ski is built with Surf Zones and Elliptical Sidecut to bring joy to anyone who rides it. If you want a go-to ski for every day of the year, look no further. New for 2022 with reduced rocker while softening the ski, this is meant for those that want a playful ski.
This is a stiffer, leaning towards big, mountain ski. This ski has a great poplar core and a nice 106mm waist. It will leave some turn radius desired on groomers but will have you smiling ear to ear trying bigger mountain terrain. With its great side cut and stiffness, it will be an awesome spring conditions ski.
Faction CT 2.0x Skis · Women's · 2022
A high-flying and hard-charging directional twin tip that's designed for advanced skiers who like to get some air time! With an elliptical sidecut, these skis are very straightforward in initiating carved turns, and are highly nimble thanks to their 18m turn radius so you can operate in tight spaces with no problems! Low swing weight so you can squeeze that extra rotation into your set and come with a full-strength sidewall so you know they won't flop on you on impact! Very durable and high-quality skis with a fresh white topsheet that looks just as sleek and stylish as it performs!
The signature series for Candide Thovex. These are guys can do it all. They are are 102 underfoot, so they can handle soft snow and big mountain conditions and yet can carve frontside. And of course they can stomp some air and spin like a top! They are also a flatter camber ski, making them nice and surfy. They have a great sidecut for quick pivots ad are fairly stiff (on a scale of 1-10 about a 7)
Faction Ski Dictator 2.0 Fg Skis with M11 Gw Bindings · 2021
A flat-tailed, all-mountain machine! Made in Austria, this excellent deal on skis and bindings are great for someone who loves groomers but often likes to ski a bit of the fresh stuff. The bindings can support GripWalk and alpine soles so once you narrow down a pair of boots, there will be no issues with compatibility. Overall, this is a killer deal on a ski that likes to go fast, but keeps you dialed in and in control. Incredibly lightweight with just fiberglass and a wood core!
High-quality, durable skis that include great bindings in price! 96mm underfoot, with a progressive shape and dependable wood core that will perform well all over the mountain. Easy to turn in all conditions, plenty capable of going fast, and fun for everything from groomers to bumps to trees.
Faction CT 2.0 Skis · 2022
These are all mountain machines. They crush everything that is thrown their way like powder, crud and hard pack. Because of their profile, which relies on wide tips and tails, they have a unique ability to be both stable and playful. Great for park because of their balanced swing weight and tip and tail rocker.
All-mountain freestyle performance. ave you ever seen Candide ski? These skis are his brainchild and baby and they're designed to handle everything from ice to powder - cliffs to groomers - slow to CRUSHING, these skis are playful, but still super stiff! They will take any line and smash it! 102mm underfoot.
Faction Dictator 2.0 Skis · 2022
The Faction Dictator skis dominate in steep, icy, and technical terrain. Faction's stoutest and dampest construction includes two sheets of titanal, a full poplar wood core, full strength side walls, and 2.5mm edges for a complete all mountain package.
Faction Ski Candide 3.0 Skis · 2020
108 underfoot and super fun; a great do it all powder-oriented, ski that is maneuverable enough to dominate trees and tight spots. Soft and jibby ripper! Think of this as a grown up park ski that with a powder preference. Not a super lightweight touring ski - but if you don't mind carrying some extra weight up, the skiing down will be worth it!
Having a great day! Easy to just jump on to and just work with, I’ve owned 3.0 for the past 5 years and are my go to all mountain skis, I have mine paired with a shift binding for low vertical days, and side country.
Playing around anywhere and everywhere and pissing off old guys. This is also a great park ski that's not ONLY a park ski. It'll handle plenty of park laps, but it's really meant to shine on natural terrain.
Faction Prodigy 0.0 Skis · 2022
Skiers who are progressing in the park, but still want a flexible core coupled with a lighter swing weight. This ski is a great option for someone who is both developing skill, as well as all the muscles needed to ski well. A flexible tip and tail give forgiveness in the park, as well as the dynamic needed for learning to carve on skis.
Faction Ski Prodigy 1.0 Skis · 2020
A great all-mountain and park ski! 90mm underfoot, so will do great on groomers and in the terrain park, but still do well on the occasional powder run.
The Prodigy 1.0 is our park ski built to help you get creative. Pop off those side-hits, blend those carves into butters and jib all over the mountain!
The Faction 1.0s are their narrowest models. The Prodigy is 90 mm under foot and a stiffer option over the Candide.
Faction Skis Agent 2.0x Skis · 2021
The Agents is built as a touring ski that focuses on not losing any downhill performance so they're a perfect option to slap a hybrid binding on and rip anything in and out of the resort! 96mm underfoot which is a great versatile width for everything from carving to deep powder. A 15m turning radius means they'll be super maneuverable and at only 1400 grams per ski, the hike up will be as easy as possible!
Super well-rounded skis that could be an everyday driver for the resort, but really loves an excursion! Easy breezy on the ascent and beautiful on the decent! 96 mm underfoot, medium turning radius with an elliptical sidecut for stable long arcing turns, while maintaining a nimble side when needed. Really versatile in all conditions!
Backcountry, sidecountry, and those days when you want to rip around the resort on some super light skis.
Faction CT 1.0 Skis · 2022
Slash, carve, pop tricks in the park but still charge the whole mountain - metal underfoot for a stable damp ride! These skis are powerful and playful, 92mm underfoot! Perfect for the east coast!
Faction Ski Dictator 2.0 Skis · 2020
These are fantastic skis from Faction, they have metal incorporated in to their core which makes them stable at speed, but they are from a freeride company so they are also playful and super fun!
The dictator is Faction's stiffer model. With Titanal in the tip and tail they really keep a good grip on hard pack and groomers. 96mm underfoot to give you some float in fresh snow!
Faction Ski Candide 2.0 Skis · 2020
A little wider at 100 underfoot. This is a soft-flex freestyle ski with a nice feel underfoot on hardpack, and it'll get you through some soft snow as well! Great for cruising through variable terrain and hitting some powder stashes when you're feeling bold.
Wicked playful skis. If you haven't seen a video of Candide Thovex skiing, look him up! These are from his pro line! 102mm underfoot. They truly make the whole mountain a playground.
A light, playful ski that is easy to turn on and a ton of fun! I'm sure you've seen what Candide can do on these things! Super nimble and versatile!!
Faction Ski Dictator 1.0 Skis 172cm
Faction Ski Candide 5.0 Skis · 2020
Deep powder days skiing big lines. It also has the versatility to hold an edge at high speed and prevent chatter in the crud and hard pack. Let these dudes loose and hit some cliffs, kickers or just play in the park.
Playing from the park to the cliffs to the bumps, if you can imagine it these skis can probably do it.
Faction Ski Prodigy 3.0 Skis · 2020
Having a ton of fun on whatever the mountain throws at you. These things can handle anything and everything. Faction is a newer brand that has risen to the top of the industry in all-mountain freestyle skis. The Prodigy line is my personal favorite line from them because the skis are a little stiffer underfoot than the cousin Candide line. That translates to more edge hold and power when carving turns on hardpack.
104 underfoot and SUPER fun, these are stable at speed, but have a good bit of rocker to help in powder and with engaging the ski on groomers! You can stomp cliffs and throw tricks with these bad boys all day!!! SEND IT!
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