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Faction Candide 4.0 Skis 2015

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Like Candide, If the mountain is your playground, and natural features are your preferred launching point, the Faction Candide 4.0 Skis will blow you away. At 122 mm underfoot with 0 camber, nothing will sink you, and edging in the steep and deep is a breeze. Plus, the weight of a typical large ski simply isn't there thanks to the Hybrid Balsa/Flax core, cutting down on swing weight and allowing you to spin, stomp and slay the mountain like never before. The Faction Candide 4.0 Skis are the ultimate combination of float, stiffness for stability at speed, and low weight. Take your skiing to the next level!

Product Details

Rocker Type

Flat CamberUltimate edge-response off-piste

XL Tip Rocker15 mm of Rocker over 300 mm of length

XL Tail Rocker15 mm of Rocker over 300 mm of length

Tip & Tail RockerTip & Tail Rocker with varying amounts of camber underfoot gives maximum versatility and float off-piste.


StiffFor strong skiers that like to ski fast


Full Length SidecutClassic, smooth sidecut for full contact when edging in all conditions


Lightweight Backcountry Freestyle TwinUltimate flotation, swing weight and stability at speed


Balsa/Flax CoreBalsa is an exceptionally light hardwood. Laminated vertically together divided by strips of woven flax (also known as linseed), to provide additional torsional and compression strength. Lighter than Poplar/Ash but more expensive.


Matte EC4060 TopsheetMatte EC4060 topsheets require no lacquering, saving around 100gm / pair, and reduces the use of not-quite-environmentally friendly lacquer. It also shows through the natural structure of the underlying laminate layers.

Phenol Binding PlatePhenol is a hard plastic material that secures the binding screws. The one-piece design fits most touring bindings with centre screws.

FibreglassLaminates like fibreglass are used to compliment the properties of the core material by increasing torsional strength, edge-grip and rebound.


Sandwich ConstructionUsed on most Faction skis. A traditional manufacturing method that provides strength, durability, good grip and edge hold. Rubber is used to dampen vibration and bond the base layers to the core.


Die-Cut Ptex 4000Sintered PTEX 4000 base material is more porous and holds wax better


1.8 mm EdgesUsed on 99% of Faction skis, the 1.8 mm hardened steel edges are strong and dependable.


Silkscreen PrintingUsed on 90% of Faction skis, silkscreen printing provides bright, strong colours that help our skis pop in-store and on-snow. Unlike the sublimation process used by many competitors, very little waste is created using this method, and water-based inks are used to reduce environmental impacts.

Binding Compatibility

We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.


  • Terrain: Big Mountain, Powder More 
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Flat/Rocker More 
  • Turning Radius: Long More 
  • Core/Laminates: Balsa, Flax
  • Tail Type: Full Twin Tip More 
  • Ski Awards: Freeskier Editor's Pick
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (cm) 183 190
Tip Width (mm) 150 150
Waist Width (mm) 122 122
Tail Width (mm) 140 140
Turning Radius (m) 25 32
Indiv. Ski Weight (g) 1925