In Depth Staff Reviews:
By: Matt McDonald
Highlights from the 2019 Faction skis lineup:
Along with some flashy colors schemes, Faction rolls out a Prodigy line for 2019 that features more unified construction. The company basically took the tech from last year's Prodigy 4.0 and pumped it into the narrower models in the series.
Lighter, with flax. New rocker profile, shape, and flex. At waist widths of 90, 96, 104, and 112, the Prodigy line offers burly, smooth all-mountain/big-mountain performance—a nice midpoint between the CT line and Dictators—at lower price points than the Candides.
You've now got yet another option for skiing like Candide Thovex: the CT 5.0. Offered in a 183cm length, it's a 122mm-waisted, twin-tip powder ski with a 25-meter turn radius that looks ultra ... Continue Reading
2019 Faction Dictator 3.0 Description:
The Dictator 3.0 is a one ski quiver for the freerider who chases the bigger lines but needs a ski that excels in all conditions. Dual Titanal layers, Fusion Light core, extended rocker and trimmed taper ensure the Dictator 3.0 floats through fresh snow and chowder like a boss. Dual Radius sidecut and Surf Zone technology makes sure you don't hook up at high speeds, ensure you can lace tight turns together and smear out your turn when you need to.
2019 Faction Dictator 3.0 Specs: