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Faction Silas Skis 2014

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New in the Faction line-up, the Faction Silas Skis are park slaying machines. A stiff flex under-foot combined with a softer flex in the tip and tail give this symmetrical ski a combination of stability on huge features while still maintaining it's playfulness. Full camber and all-wood cores give the Silas great traction as well as pop. If your idea of a good day is running laps through the park, with the ability to ski the corduroy from time to time, then you can't go wrong with the Faction Silas Skis.
Rocker Type
Traditional Camber - Maximum tip to tail responsiveness for positive turn initiation and feel on-piste.
3/5 (1 Softest - 5 Hardest)
Poplar & Ash - A poplar core with ash stringers is used for their complimentary characteristics of dampness and responsiveness.
Two layers of fiberglass above and below the core
ABS plastic
Die-cut PTEX 4000 base
Walzhol Huber 1.9 mm edges
Additional Features
Gloss lacquer topsheets
Binding Compatibility
We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.


  • Terrain: All-Mountain, Park & Pipe
    All-mountain skis are designed to handle anything you throw at them including powder, ice, groomers, steeps, heavy snow, and everything in between, but they aren’t necessarily a master of any one terrain. If you’re only going to own one ski to do it all, this is what you want. All-mountain skis generally have what we call mid-fat waists that range from 80-110 mm.
    Park & Pipe
    Park and pipe skis, often called freestyle skis, are for skiers who spend the majority of their time on jumps, rails, and jibs of all kinds. Traditionally park and pipe skis have narrower waists with full camber profiles, but this category is incorporating more rocker patterns and different shapes. You will almost always find these skis with twin tips as well as other park specific features like thicker, more durable edges, dense extruded bases, and butter zones.
  • Ability Level: Intermediate-Advanced
    The majority of skiers/snowboarders fall into this level, whether you like to carve on groomers or venture into the powder. These skis/snowboards may be somewhat wider than beginner-intermediate skis, usually with a stronger wood core and sandwich sidewall construction. Depending on the type of ski, intermediate-advanced level skis may have full camber, rocker, or some combination of the two.
  • Rocker Type: Camber
    Camber is the traditional profile for skis offering skiers lots of edge hold, especially on harder snow. A cambered ski has a smooth arch underfoot and contact points near the tip and tail when unweighted. Camber skis excel at carving on hard snow; you won’t ever see a ski racer on anything other than cambered skis.
  • Turning Radius: Medium
    17-22 m radius is best for all-mountain and park & pipe.
  • Core/Laminates: Wood
  • Tail Type: Full Twin Tip
    Full Twin Tip
    Desinged to allow you to ski backwards, full twin tips are found primarily on park & pipe skis and freestyle powder skis. More and more, we are seeing twin tips on all-mountain skis of all abilities, as it makes it a little easier to get around, and for the most part does not inhibit forward skiing.
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (cm) 164 174 182
Tip Width (mm) 116 116 116
Waist Width (mm) 86 86 86
Tail Width (mm) 116 116 116
Turning Radius (m) 15 16 19
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